Visual Studio 2013 has been a small jump in version number from 2012, but don't be fooled – from your first time using it you discover it is the little things that make a big impact in your day-to-day development friction. In this session, Colin Bowern highlights the little changes from getting started to optimizing your app that make this a worthy upgrade for your tool chain, no matter the type of application you build.
When designing cloud applications, you should take into account the fact that a failure or malfunction of any component of the system is possible. This template is called Designing for Failure. This design approach helps minimize the negative consequences of failure of any component of the internal or external system. Sometimes, it is not so simple to use the Designing for Failure template, but the Azure platform greatly facilitates this task due to the fact that some of the functions are implemented by cloud services—Azure Web Sites, Traffic Manager, CDN, RA—Geo Redundant Storage. During this session, we shall talk about how to use the functionality provided by Azure to ensure the accessibility of a website, even in the event of failure of one of the regions of the platform.
Join this session to learn how Microsoft IT is successfully running Unified Device Management by leveraging Windows Intune and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to embrace BYOD scenarios across 15K heterogeneous devices. This session provides a deep technical overview of how Microsoft IT automates LOB application publishing, manages Company Portal deployments, and enforces device security settings for Windows 8.1 PCs, Windows RT, Windows Phone 8, and iOS. This session also covers how Microsoft IT has configured certificate services to deploy VPN, Wi-Fi, and Remote connection profiles on devices to enhance user productivity.