Deploying to Windows Azure article

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The content for this topic walks you through the concepts and process of using the Windows Azure development portal to create your service and upload your package.
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      Deploying Windows Azure applications is a straightforward process of uploading your service’s package and configuration file to the hosting fabric. The content included for this topic walks you through the concepts and process of using the Windows Azure development portal to create your service and upload your package. The hands-on lab includes a walk-through of this process.
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    Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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