Adrian Brenton, Software Developer at Janison, can find out how smart all of you are with a new generation in web-based school test delivery. Here Brenton tells us how Windows Azure gives the education department the power to run tests for many thousands of students at once without paying for the capacity to do so even when they don’t need it.
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