- Windows Azure
- SQL Azure
…plus developer tools and "Dallas"
Azure does "Compute" "Management" and "Storage"
SQL Azure is a relational DB as a service.
Demo is of a tickmaster-type application that uses Azure.
"Compute" using Web and Worker roles to process tickets
Using the service bus to communicate with on-premise services.
Storage of data in SQL Azure
Printing of tickets is offloaded to the site (i.e. venue).
Site receives a message via service bus to print the ticket for pickup at role call
Windows Azure Platform:
Another Demo, sample app, of basic CRUD web app.
CRUD is standard ASP.NET SqlDataSource control with SQL commands, that works with SQL Express but runs in the cloud
Demo’d using Trace.Write which writes out to the development console logger and can also write to the Azure Storage logging subsystem
Migrated to SQL Azure by just changing the connection string
Storage (BLOBs, Tables, and Queues)
NEW – Add ability to mount Azure storage as NTFS drive
Coming soon – Ability to manage VMs with admin privileges
Create snapshots of your VMs
When up-scaling, Azure will deploy your app on top of your custom VM image
Only pay for what you use
Do not worry about disaster recovery
Change a connection string an have effortless switch to SQL Azure
Sync framework to sync SQL DBs in the cloud with on-premise data
Securely connect apps (on-premise with cloud)
Services bus is a middle man for communication between
Provides outsourcing of claims-based RESTful services
Integrates with ADFS v2