Learn the best practices for deploying Microsoft operating systems and servers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances. This session will additionally cover MS SQL Server on AWS as well as deploying, administering and maintaining SharePoint in a scalable, highly available configuration.
Want to build out a Microsoft Private Cloud solution? Want to learn the best practices for implementing,managing and growing your Private cloud topology? Come to this session to ramp up on the various private cloud best practices and lessons learned during industry and internal implementations of Microsoft’s Private Cloud solution. …
It can be difficult to combine multiple different frameworks into the same solution while working with new technologies. This article focuses on how to combine Silverlight 4, Windows Azure,and a WCF 4.0 (Windows Communication Foundation) service together.
This video provides an under-the-hood tour of Windows Azure, the internals of Microsoft’s new cloud OS. Topics include datacenter architecture, cloud OS architecture, and what goes on behind the scenes when you deploy a service, a machine fails or comes online and a role fails.
The Casablanca C++ API provides support for doing things like developing REST services for Azure, or accessing them from clients via an HTTP library, sending JSON data, accessing Azure blob and queue storage, and using TCP for flexible networking needs, all in a library that takes advantage of modern C++.
This session shares Microsoft’s vision,strategy and roadmap for particular products and technologies. It focuses on Hyper-V,Microsoft System Center,Windows Azure and Microsoft Office 365,Private and Public Cloud,application development and management.
In this interview of Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie, Senior VP in charge of Windows Azure, he discusses how Windows Azure has always been focused on Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and how it is going to evolve over the next 12 months. Microsoft wants to take some of these concepts that are hard to learn …
As we plant our applications in the cloud we need to reorient our thinking from synchronous toward asynchronous programming. The reactive framework coming out Microsoft Live Labs is designed to help you make the transition.
This article provides an architectural overview of SQL Azure Database, compares it with SQL Server and describes how you can use SQL Azure to augment your existing on-premises data infrastructure or as your complete database solution.
Steve Ballmer made a presentation in Switzerland this week and I had the chance to be selected as an attendee for his conference. Its topic was the Cloud opportunities offered by Microsoft. His talk was followed by a more technical presentation on Azure by a Microsoft consultant.