Transcript of "Overview of Azure and Cloud Computing"
Karthikeyan Anbarasan www.f5debug.Net
About Me Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET/IIS Founder of www.F5debug.Net Author, Blogger, Speaker Author of the SQL Server Integration Services Step by Step Tutorials free eBook MCP, MCAD, MCSD, MCTS. Mindcracker and Dotnetfunda MVP.
Cloud Fundamentals Windows Azure Windows Azure Architecture Windows Azure Components Windows Azure Demo SQL Azure SQL Azure Portal SQL Azure Demo Q&A
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): basic compute and storage resources ◦ On-demand servers ◦ Amazon EC2, VMWare vCloud Platform as a Service (PaaS): cloud application infrastructure ◦ On-demand application-hosting environment ◦ E.g. Google AppEngine, Salesforce.com, Windows Azure Software as a Service (SaaS): cloud applications ◦ On-demand applications ◦ E.g. Office 365, GMail, Microsoft Office Web Companions
Windows Azure Managed for You Standalone IaaS PaaS SaaS ServersApplicationsRuntimesDatabaseOperating SystemVirtualizationServerStorageNetworking
The Windows Azure Platform is an Internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. Windows Azure Platform includes the foundation layer of Windows Azure as well as a set of developer services which can be used individually or together. Provides the best and most comprehensive platform as a service offering for building, deploying and running cloud applications. Ready for Next Leverage ExistingOpen and Flexible Generation Investments Applications
FABRIC • This service STORAGE monitor and manage • This service application stores the data COMPUTE • This service runs the application
Web Role Instance ◦ It accepts incoming HTTP and HTTPS Requests ◦ It runs on the VM that includes IIS 7.0 ◦ It can be implemented using ASP.NET, WCF Input Web Roles ASP.Net UI Http/Https Instance Request
Worker Role Instance ◦ It does not have IIS Configured. ◦ It is not hosted on IIS. ◦ It functions like a background job ◦ It cannot gets input from outside world directly ◦ It takes batch job and runs indefinately Input from Worker Roles Output to Webrole / Instance Blob, Tables Queue and Queues
Desktop Windows Azure EXE • Service Package Application Configuration • Service Configuration Manifest • Service Definition DLL • Service Role ◦ Windows Forms Library – Web Role ◦ Windows Service – Worker Role Local Data Stores • Internet Data Stores
SQL Azure Database is a cloud database service from Microsoft. SQL Azure provides web-facing database functionality as a utility service. SQL Azure is a key component of the Microsoft data platform offering flexibility and scalability; reliability and security; and developer agility. Cloud-based database solutions such as SQL Azure can provide many benefits, including ◦ rapid provisioning ◦ cost-effective scalability ◦ high availability ◦ reduced management overhead.
SDS is built on three key pillars1. Storage for all data types from birth to archival2. Rich data processing services3. Operational excellence Scale free High Availability Geo Replication On-Demand Service Easy to use
Demo on how to use the SQL AzureManagement Portal
You can contact me for any help @ Karthikeyan@f5debug.net For Azure quick starts look at www.windowsazure.com
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