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.
Brian Keller talks with Soma, Corp VP of Microsoft's Developer Division, about the Visual Studio 2013 Launch. Soma talks about some of his favorite features from Visual Studio 2013 and Team Foundation Server 2013. He also shares his excitement for Visual Studio Online and how it will help development, testing, and operations teams deliver and continuously improve upon applications.
Python Tools for Visual Studio is a free extension that lets you develop with Python as if it had always been a part of Visual Studio. With debugging, IntelliSense, package management, and Microsoft Azure support, Visual Studio is now a complete Python development environment. This video will help you get up and running with Python in Visual Studio. We will cover installation of PTVS, a Python interpreter, and creating and deploying a project to Azure Websites.