But then, the capabilities in Azure are always expanding. Here's the new stuff that was just released in a blog post on Scott Guthrie's blog. I'm interested in seeing how that automatic scaling on VMs works with SQL Server (if it works with SQL Server). Good times. And yeah, the cache is really the big news, but I'm still a relational storage monster. Can't help it. Remember, if you want to learn Azure, you can link your MSDN subscription with an Azure account. Go here for the details.