Azure Storage Architecture: Getting the Most out of IaaS Storage

This session will run through the different storage types available in Azure, Block Blobs, Page Blobs, Files, Tables and Queues. It will explain the internals of how azure storage is delivered so that you can understand how best architect your storage to get the best performance from applications. Finally, it …

Optimizing the Public Cloud for Cost and Scalability with Cassandra at MetricsHub

MetricsHub is a monitoring and scalability service for public clouds, allowing companies to continuously gather data from their systems and auto-scale their deployments to optimize service costs. Taking advantage of Cassandra rapid ingestion rates, reliable replication model, and easiness of deployment, Metrics Hub can handle billions of datapoints per day. …

Highly Available Geo-Redundant Cloud Solutions with Windows Azure

Look at the requirements for highly available applications in the cloud and explore architectures and common patterns you can apply to your Windows Azure solutions. You will explore the available practical techniques for high availably, geo-redundancy and disaster recovery and review specific customer examples from the field.

Build Secured, Scalable, Low-latency Web Applications with Windows Azure

We always hear tips about the patterns and practices of building web applications with Windows Azure, it’s time we see how it is done! In this session we will construct a secured, durable, scalable, low-latency web application with Windows Azure – Compute, Storage, CDN, ACS, Cache, SQL Azure, Full IIS, …