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Installing the Windows Azure SDK

There are two development scenario's when working with Windows Azure.

  • You can develop your application using Zend_Service_WindowsAzure and the Windows Azure SDK, which provides a local developent environment of the services provided by Windows Azure's cloud infrastructure.

  • You can develop your application using Zend_Service_WindowsAzure, working directly with the Windows Azure cloud infrastructure.

The first case requires you to install the Windows Azure SDK on your development machine. It is currently only available for Windows environments; progress is being made on a Java-based version of the SDK which can run on any platform.

The latter case requires you to have an account at

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