Mike Martin (@TechMike2KX, blog), Windows Azure MVP, did an awesome job at summarizing the various backup options for Windows Azure in this video. He first starts with an overview of redundancy in Windows Azure that covers Microsoft’s SLA and dives into the need for recovery for Windows Azure in general, including IaaS services and PaaS. Mike talks about multiple built-in solutions, and even provides a demo of third party vendors, such as Red Gate’s backup (Mike Wood Windows Azure MVP, @mikewo, blog), and Zudio (Mark Rendle, Windows Azure MVP,
@markrendle, blog). I highly recommend you take a look at this video to get a quick overview of Windows Azure redundancy and recovery options.
Great job Mike!