As you move workloads into Windows Azure Virtual Machines (VM), there is another skillset you must master...VM optimization. In this deep dive session you will learn how to configure and tune your virtual machines in Windows Azure for optimal performance and availability. Anders and Pete will take you through optimizing disk configuration, optimizing I/O performance, as well as how to choose the right VM size in Windows Azure. Discussion will then move into high availability in Windows Azure for a variety of popular application workloads, including Internet Information Server (IIS), MS SQL Server and SharePoint. If you are interested in maximizing your Windows Azure IaaS investments, this session is not to be missed!
Enterprise Mode for Windows Internet Explorer 11 will provide improved Internet Explorer 8 compatibility, and tools to manage which web apps use it. This session is a deep-dive on deploying and managing Enterprise Mode, as an interim solution until legacy web apps can be upgraded to modern standards. By decreasing the dependency on older browsers, customers can stay up to date with Windows, services like Office 365, and Windows tablets.