In anticipation of Microsoft Azure Stack, the whitepaper below is focusing on Azure Resource Manager and will prepare you on how to create templates, deploy IaaS and PaaS as well as exploring many of its management capabilities. This is great work done by Kristian Nese and Flemming Riis.
The Cloud OS vision consists of three clouds, covering the private cloud – owned and operated by the enterprise, a hosted cloud, owned and operated by a partner/service provider, and last but not least – the public cloud with Microsoft Azure. The vision and hybrid cloud spans datacenters and clouds to simplify IT and deliver apps and data to users on any device, anywhere. This whitepaper does a great job of bringing it all together,
The whitepaper can be found on the TechNet Gallery.