Data is important, whether it's stored on- or offline it's always good to have backups. Protecting your assets is a serious and cautious task. With the coming of hybrid solutions and configurations we get a lot of possibilities to do cloud backup. In this talk I'll talk about what the Azure platform can provide you as support for backing up your assets: topics brought to attention are Blob Storage, Backup Vault, SQL Server and SQL databases, geo-redundancy and much, much more. This will be backed with out-of-the box tools, partner tools and common tools.
WebSockets has heralded the coming of the real-time web, enabling amazing new experiences in your web browser and connected device. But new paradigms bring new challenges. What about clients that don’t have WebSockets support? How do real-time web features affect the scalability of my web application? How do I organize persistently connected users into logical groups for efficient message delivery? Oh, and make it really, really simple. In this session, learn how ASP.NET SignalR does all this and more.