Common questions for Windows Azure and Kentico CMS


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Got questions? Well the Kentico Cloud development team has answers! Join this session to see the most common questions and answers. Of course… make sure to bring your own questions!

Speaker: Kentico Cloud and SaaS Development Group

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Common questions for Windows Azure and Kentico CMS

  1. 1. Windows Azure FAQJiri Slapak, Jiri Kusak, Dominik Pinter
  2. 2. Azure Kentico Virtual Conference AgendaTime Session Information Register7:00 –8:00 AM PST10:00-11:00 AM EST3:00-4:00 PM BSTAre you ready? Introduction to Cloud Computing and Windows AzureSpeaker: Vince Mayfield, CEO Bit-WizardsRegister meBreak8:30-9:30 AM PST11:30–12:30 PM EST4:30-5:30 PM BSTGet set.. Introduction to Windows Azure DevelopmentSpeaker: Brian McKeiver, Kentico MVP and Partner/Senior Developer at BizStreamRegister meBreak10:00–11:00 AMPST1:00 –2:00 PM EST6:00–7:00 PM BSTGo…Running Kentico CMS on Windows AzureSpeaker: Thom Robbins, Chief Evangelist Kentico CMSRegister meBreak11:30–12:30 PM PST2:30–3:30 PM EST7:30 –8:30 PM BSTDeployment options for Kentico CMS on Windows AzureSpeaker: Bryan Soltis, Kentico MVP and Director of Technology and Research at Bit-WizardsRegister meBreak1:00 PM–2:00 PMPST4:00–5:00 PM EST9:00–10:00 PM BSTBest Practices for Kentico CMS and Windows AzureSpeaker: Dominik Pinter, Group Product Manager/SaaS and CloudRegister meBreak2:30–3:30 PM PST5:30–6:30 PM EST10:30–11:30 PMBSTAdvanced development with Windows AzureSpeaker: Bryan Soltis, Kentico MVP and Director of Technology and Research at Bit-WizardsRegister meBreak4:00–5:00 PM PST7:00–8:00 PM EST12:00–1:00 AM BSTCommon questions for Windows Azure and Kentico CMSSpeaker: Kentico Cloud and SaaS Development GroupRegister me
  3. 3. GENERAL QUESTIONSJiri Slapak
  4. 4. How to start?• How do I want to use Windows Azure?Kentico CMS Azure Guide5 Things When Deploying Kentico CMS to Windows AzureKentico CMS on Windows Azure WebSitesKentico+ documentation
  5. 5. Which license is required for Kentico on cloud?• Perpetual licensing• Pay as you go
  6. 6. Kentico on Windows Azure vs. Kentico +Azure WebRoles Azure WebSites Kentico +• Remote desktop• Network isolation• Startup tasks• Staging environment• Instant deployment• Deployment from Git,FTP, WebMatrix …• Pay as you go licensing• Automated backups• Hotfix from web• Automated licensing
  7. 7. Windows Azure vs. Amazon cloud
  8. 8. SCALINGJiri Kusak
  9. 9. I want to scale my Azure application. Should Iuse vertical or horizontal scaling?
  10. 10. What is the optimal size of an instance?
  11. 11. How many instances should I use for myapplication?
  12. 12. TROUBLESHOOTINGDominik Pinter
  13. 13. Files are not accessible directly from blobstorage / content delivery network. What‘swrong?
  14. 14. • Files just are not there– Files storage• Error message says: “Resource not found”– Container permissions• Files are not served through blob/CDN:– Media files– Redirect files to disk
  15. 15. I‘m running on multiple instances on WindowsAzure. My webfarm tasks are not synchronized.What‘s wrong?
  16. 16. • License limitations– Number of instances– License edition• Tasks are not generated– Webfarms configuration• Tasks are not synchronized– Webfarm update mechanism– Windows Azure load balancer
  17. 17. SmartSearch module doesn‘t work. What‘swrong?
  18. 18. • It just doesn’t work– SmartSearch worker configuration• Event log says: “Lock obtain timeout”– SmartSearch timeout configuration• Event log says:”Stream doesn’t supportwriting”– Package inspection
  19. 19. Thank youhttp://www.kentico.com