In this session, Noah will present an overview of Virtual Machines and Web Sites in Azure. He will cover how to create and manage virtual machines as well as cover the migration of VM's between on-premise and cloud-based hosting. Noah will also discuss Azure Web Sites, including a demo of creating a new Web Site and deploying a simple application.
Speaker: Noah Benedict Managing Consultant Catapult Systems
Even though the cloud provides elastic scale and seemingly infinite resources, you still have to design, monitor and tune performance. Microsoft Azure SQL Database has architectural differences from SQL Server and understanding how these can impact performance is critical. In this session, Microsoft Azure MVP, Eric D. Boyd, will show you how you can identify bottlenecks and the cause of performance problems in SQL Database. This session will introduce you to the tools you can use to investigate throttling, connection events and resources, and poorly performing queries such as dynamic management objects (DMVs and DMFs) and cloud-based tools in Microsoft Azure. You will also learn how to appropriately handle throttling in your applications and scale by partitioning databases.