LOS ANGELES--Microsoft wants you to join it in the cloud.
That's the company's message Tuesday from its Professional Developers Conference here, where Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie gave the opening keynote address.
Ozzie announced plans for the formal launch of Windows Azure, the cloud-based operating system that lets developers write programs that run on servers in Microsoft's data centers. It will be in production for all users starting January 1, though a few customers will enter production now, Ozzie said.
In other news, Microsoft announced a technology preview of a new data service, code-named Dallas, that lets … Read more