Join the Windows Server and Microsoft System Center product teams once again as we take a deeper dive into the automation specifics related to tenant provisioning in the Azure Pack solution. In this session we explore the functionality and examine each Service Management Automation (SMA) Runbook. If you haven't seen SMA in action yet, this is a must-see session and a great way to get started. Session includes links to free downloadable content of the demo and example solution (from post found at http://aka.ms/IntroToSMA).
SQL Server connections in cloud scenarios – including with Windows Azure SQL Database – have an inherent degree of unreliability when compared to local SQL Server client/server connections. These challenges to reliability derive from several factors, including inconsistent Internet connectivity, machines in a cluster failing over and databases switching partitions. In this video, you’ll see how to use the new ADO.NET Connection Resiliency feature to add an extra level of resiliency and address these cloud-specific database connection considerations.