Passwords suck. Security questions are a joke. Two-factor? Hah. Web authentication is frustratingly broken. Over the past year, Facebook engineers have been experimenting with various attempts to supplement "Something you know" with "Someone you know". A year of iteration and usage by millions of real world users has taught us a great deal about this new approach to authentication. This talk will demonstrate the implementations we've come up with and share much of what we've learned along the way: where it works, where it doesn't, and where it falls apart spectacularly.
With the Windows Azure Pack, Microsoft is bringing Windows Azure Web Sites to the private cloud. By enabling easy provisioning, deployment, and administration of web sites, hosting service providers or enterprises can now deliver web platform services outside of Azure datacenters. Products covered include Windows Server, Windows Azure Pack, IIS, Application Request Routing, Web Deploy, and Web Farm Framework.
In this session the Randy will discuss core Windows Azure capabilities including: Virtual Machines, Cloud Services, Web Sites, Mobile Services, Storage, and the Building Block Services. A demo of Azure management portal through a simple ASP.NET web application will show the power of Windows Azure service deployment and operational model.