In this session you will learn how to get more value from your Service Manager platform by using a little "magic" with PowerShell and SMA. Service Manager is a rich, extensible platform that can be customized to adapt to your organization's IT service management needs; however, creating even the simplest customizations can be a lot of work, so much so that many companies feel that they cannot do it themselves. Fortunately, there have been many technology improvements in the Microsoft stack that haven't fully been realized in Service Manager yet that can help! Windows PowerShell, Windows PowerShell Workflow, and Service Management Automation (SMA) are three technologies that can help remove a lot of the tedious work that is usually required when working with SCSM extensions. Come to this session to discover how you can leverage these technologies together to get more value from your Service Manager deployments today!
Azure Storage is a highly scalable, available, and durable cloud storage system that stores 30+ trillion objects and serves 3.5+ million requests per second on average. It provides abstractions like Blobs, Files, NoSQL Tables and Queues as well as IaaS data disks —all built on top of the same framework. This talk gives an overview of Azure Storage and the different abstractions. We will dive deeper into Azure data disks which are the underpinning of persisted data in IaaS VMs as well as Azure Files which are ideal for migrating existing applications that rely on network file shares. We will also provide details on Azure Premium Storage Disks, our disk solution for demanding workloads that require consistent, low latency and high IOPs.
Cloud, on premise, and mobile applications are all increasingly using cloud storage. Azure Storage is a cloud storage service which provides scalability, durability, and accessibility over HTTP(S) from anywhere. Used properly, it can be a part of a highly performant application. In this presentation, we will discuss proven practices for achieving great performance in your application when using Azure Storage. Azure developers will learn not only about how to use Azure Storage (Blobs, Disks, Files, Tables, and Queues) efficiently, but how using Azure Storage can help their applications perform better and scale easier. On premise and mobile developers will learn key considerations for working with storage from outside of the Azure datacenter. This presentation will cover both specific, tactical practices that can be used to improve performance, and also general patterns that can be applied to application designs. Additionally, we will cover best practices and upcoming features for security when using Azure Storage. Speaker: Jeff Irwin