SQL Server connections in cloud scenarios – including with Windows Azure SQL Database – have an inherent degree of unreliability when compared to local SQL Server client/server connections. These challenges to reliability derive from several factors, including inconsistent Internet connectivity, machines in a cluster failing over and databases switching partitions. In this video, you’ll see how to use the new ADO.NET Connection Resiliency feature to add an extra level of resiliency and address these cloud-specific database connection considerations.
This is a fast-paced session taking you through a tour of the new features available to C++ developers in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013. This talk covers the breadth of the Visual C++ tools including the improved productivity features in the IDE, C++11 language conformance, compiler optimizations that make your code run faster, and C++ AMP for general purpose GPU compute. Don’t miss it!