Visual Studio 2013 not only fixes the top two customer requests in diagnostics, it delivers a bunch of great features in performance and diagnostics. We'll take a look at the new Performance and Diagnostics Hub in VS 2013 that includes new tools for improving visual responsiveness, memory usage, energy consumption and algorithm performance. We'll also cover some improvements in .NET memory use analysis targeted at production environments.
Andrew Pardoe has been a Program Manager on the .NET Common Language Runtime team since .NET 3.5. He is responsible for the core execution engine, code generation, diagnostics and pretty much everything else under the hood. He joined Microsoft in 2002 and worked on the C++ optimizer QA team for five years before seeing the light.
With the Windows Azure Pack, Microsoft is bringing Windows Azure Web Sites to the private cloud. By enabling easy provisioning, deployment, and administration of web sites, hosting service providers or enterprises can now deliver web platform services outside of Azure datacenters. Products covered include Windows Server, Windows Azure Pack, IIS, Application Request Routing, Web Deploy, and Web Farm Framework.
Liberate yourself from the shackles of limited data processing. Embrace unstructured, semi-structured and structured data. Express your logic in best of breed technologies. Utilise thousands of cores of compute to learn how to win the Internet. Andy will explain different data structures and paradigms that can be effectively used to express them. Using Windows Azure, he will provision and interact with Hadoop, Mahout and Neo4j to mine massive data sets, learn and express meaning from them. Although embracing non-Microsoft technologies, this will be presented from a familiar place; hosted on Windows Azure and consumed with C#.