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My name is Cory Fowler, I’m a Windows Azure MVP and a Consultant at Object Sharp.You’ll notice 3 other ObjectSharp Consultants: Barry Gervin, Colin Bowern, and Steve Syfuhs.We’re all here to make sure that you get the most out of the day so be sure to get our attention if you need help.
Today at AzureFest we’re going to be:Registering for Windows AzureInstalling the Windows Azure Tools and SDKGetting some Hands-On Training on how to Develop for Windows AzureMigrating a Legacy ApplicationCreating a New ApplicationDiagnosing Issues in DevFabric
Downloading the tools can be done a number of ways:Web Platform InstallerMicrosoft DownloadsVisual Studio (New Project Window)While that installing, lets Break-Down how things are billed.
If a package is uploaded to a VM, no matter if it’s Running or Suspended Both Production and Staging Environments have an Application DeployedIf you’ve configured a role to run on multiple instancesThis includes running a Web and Worker Role within a projectThe VM size is also a factor.Determines the Hourly Cost of the Deployment
Total Cost of OwnershipHow to calculate the approximate cost of your Application(s) in Windows Azure before Deployment.
- Does anyone have an MSDN Subscription?
REST Based (Broader Language Consumption)All Storage Services are based on an account.Block Blob [Max Size: 200GB] – Optimized for StreamingPage Blob [Max Size: 1TB] – Optimized for Random Access Read/WriteXDrive [Max 1TB, NTFS Formatted VHD Hosted in Page Blob] – Can be Mounted into VM
Table Storage uses Entity-Attribute-Value Storage Model.Non – Relational Table StructureColumn as Large as 64KEntity as Large as 1MB
Data is pushed to Queues for Later ProcessingPossible to:Limit Server Transactions by using Worker RolesCreate Repetitive/Scheduled Tasks