We'll kick the day off with an overview of the Windows Azure cloud offering and discuss its benefits over traditional on-premise solutions.
Speaker: Dan Stolts, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft More about Dan
In preparation for the event, make sure you snag the following free tools and resources:
All participants registering for the event should have an active Windows Azure subscription. If you have not already done so, sign up for a FREE trial of the Windows Azure platform and services, including access to the Virtual Machines preview here.
The Team Foundation Service at tfs.visualstudio.com brings together Microsoft Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, and Windows Azure and now it's time to find out how to get started. In this session we begin by demonstrating creating an account, setting up team projects, tracking issues and working on a website project. We also discuss how Team Foundation Service differs from Team Foundation Server and what that means to you.
In this session will take a look at how we protect our VM's and make sure they are resilient. We will take a look at local backup, Windows Azure backup and Hyper-V replication. We will also take a look a brief look at System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). As your infrastructure grows, and you want to start managing many Hyper-V hosts at scale, and want to take advantage of more advanced deployment options and capabilities. SCVMM plays a very important role, and in this session you get an introduction to this tool
In preparation for the event, we recommend that you download the free, full-featured version of Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 as well these other free evaluations available for download:
Microsoft Office 365 provides industry leading features to help customers stay secure and in control of their data. This session covers a breadth of security features across the service/workloads, including identity and access management controls, role based access and auditing features for IT, and new data management features like DLP, e-Discovery, and Windows Azure Rights Management Service._x000D_