On the transformation journey to the Cloud – SharePoint Online and Office 365 are attractive, and the facts may be that some or most of your business runs on-prem which may change over time, but not overnight. The co-existence of on-Prem SharePoint and SharePoint Online becomes a common scene for most enterprises nowadays. How can you ensure users stay productive when in such “Hybrid” mode – some content on-prem and some Online? In this session, we will show case a real world Australian customer and how Microsoft help them to implement SharePoint Hybrid features. We will first provide an overview of Hybrid models with an emphasis on Outbound Hybrid search and Hybrid OneDrive. We will then dive into the technical details of hybrid architecture, configuration techniques and proven ways of implementation. We will also share with you the challenges during the implementation and how to overcome them. At the end of the session, you should have the information you need to make both business and technical decisions as to hybrid implementation and have an insight of what involves in setting up such architecture.
Entity Framework is Microsoft's recommended data access technology for new applications in .NET. We'll explore how the current release of Entity Framework can be used to build applications. We'll also look at an early preview of EF7, a modern, lighter weight, and composable version of Entity Framework (EF) that can be used on a variety of platforms, including ASP.NET vNext, Windows Phone and Windows Store. This new version will also support targeting non-relational data stores.
Application Insights for Visual Studio Online lets you monitor your deployed live application and gives you visibility into customer usage patterns. See what kind of data you can expect and learn how you can leverage it to make sure your app is available, performing, and succeeding. Once you solve an application problem with Application Insights, you'll be hooked!