Microsoft has just released a new version of the Windows Azure SDK

The most notable things about this release are all around new ways of deploying /managing your Azure instances

  • Virtual machine instance: allowing you to specify a .vhd that Azure should use as the base image for your instances
  • Remote desktop support: allowing you to remote view what is happening inside the instance to help debug issues

a full breakdown of the new features is available here

By David Burela