Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 have a converged push notifications platform and development model. In this talk we dive into great new things with the Tiles, Toast and background push notifications that can you can incorporate in your apps. We walk through some best practices and work through sample code on how you can use push notifications in your apps.
Individual humans do not scale very well. Let's face it, we can barely multitask. So with Cloud Computing how do we keep up with the growing demand for maintenance tasks for these "infinitely scalable" assets? The answer is automation. Azure Automation is a highly available automation service which helps you "Automate all the things". Anything from deployments, to monitoring to maintenance tasks can be set up using this reliable workflow execution engine. This presentation covers the fundamentals of the Azure Automation service and provides some insights into how to leverage it with your own solutions.
В докладе будет рассказано об использовании виртуальных машин и виртуальных сетей Microsoft Azure в задачах миграции приложений в облако – от администрирования инфраструктуры до автоматизации рутинных задач, от средств Microsoft (Powershell, CLI и портал) до средств, активно используемых разработчиками Open Source – Chef и Puppet.