Slide ObjectiveIntroduce common sources of failures
Slide Objectives:Speaking Points:Windows Azure runs on datacenters around the worldEnabling you to deploy and run applications and infrastructure close to your customers. Notes:Windows Azure services such as compute and storage are now available in 8 worldwide datacenters with an additional 24 Content Delivery Network endpoints. You can’t have a real cloud without a data center.
Slide Objectives:Provide an understanding as to why Microsoft is offering Linux on Windows Azure.Speaking Points: 1) Microsoft understands that the server market isn’t a homogeneous space 2) As such, they understand that Linux is a necessary Operating System for those looking to leverage Windows Azure as their Data Center. 3) The Introduction of Infrastructure as a Service has enabled Windows Azure to satisfy the needs of the heterogeneous Data Center.
Slide Objectives:Provide an understanding of which Distributions of Linux are offered in the Windows Azure Image Gallery.Speaking Points: 1) Only Certain distributions of Linux are officially supported: SUSE Enterprise 11 SP2, OpenSUSE 12.1, CentOS 6.2, Ubuntu 12.04 2) Virtual Machine Images of these Distributions are provided by Partners who are experts in each distribution 3) Other Distributions of Linux can be installed as “Bring-Your-Own-Linux” however, some integration work will be needed.Notes:Linux Virtual Machines Product Page: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/manage/linux
Slide Objective:VM sizes
Slide Objectives:Highlight the ability to get started quickly with the Windows Azure Web App GallerySpeaking Points:Along-side the publishing capabilities, Windows Azure Web Sites also offers the Web App Gallery which provides many turn key solutions based off of well known open source web applications.Notes:
Speaking Points:Transition:So we’ve seen three ways to run your code in Windows Azure - Virtual machines, Web Sites, and Cloud ServicesNow let’s look at the fourth compute service called Windows Azure Mobile Services.DefinitionMobile Services is an exciting new service that we introduced about three months ago and we’ve rapidly been updating with new features and services. I’m sure that many of you today are building device applications that need connectivity to services and data. Mobile Services are designed specifically to make it really simply for you to build cloud back-ends that power mobile device applications by providing common functionality you need as configurable services. Features:Mobile Services provides the ability to easily store and retrieve data, manage users with several different identify providers including Microsoft Account, Twitter, Facebook, and Google accounts, and the ability to send push notifications to devices. Today Mobile Services has native SDKs for Windows 8 Store applications, Windows Phone apps, and iOS applications. We’re also adding Android and HTML5 support in the near future.
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Windows Server 2008 R2
SQL Server Eval 2012
Windows Server 2012
Biztalk Server 2013 Beta
Our customers have Linux Workloads
that they want to run in Windows Azure
IaaS enables us to satisfy this need
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