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Red Dog : Windows Azure and the Azure Services Platform

Microsoft announced at PDC 2008 yesterday that the project they have been working on for cloud computing called Red Dog has a final name as Azure (azh'?r). At a dinner function last night there was some debate on the proper pronunciation of the word, but it's origins are pretty clear. It comes from the Persian, for the location of the Lapis Lazuli.

Posted On Tuesday, October 28, 2008 2:49 PM

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