Visual C++ in Visual Studio 2013 includes improvements for Windows App developers in the core language and libraries, as well in tooling, debugging and designers. This video will provide an overview of these new features in Visual Studio 2013 for C++ developers building Windows Store apps.
Through Microsoft's Rapid Deployment Program, Microsoft Premier and Consulting services had the opportunity to work with a Fortune 100 Company that "invents and manufactures technologies to address some of the world's toughest challenges initiated by revolutionary macrotrends in science, technology and society." A simple business opportunity expanded to see how this large, international customer can ingest millions of events per hour, exploit near-real-time analytics, and tackle true 'Big Data' problems successfully on our Azure data platform. We will provide a detailed walk through the architecture that was implemented, review some obstacles met by the various teams (client, product, consulting), and do a deep-dive into the various Azure components: DocumentDB, Stream Analytics, HDInsight, and Azure Data Factory.