TechEd 101 explains the many learning opportunities available throughout the week, and what has changed since you last attended, so you can create your ideal conference experience. Get an overview of the major components of TechEd—including TechExpo, Foundational Sessions, Labs, and Certification Testing. Learn how to make the most of your week through networking opportunities, find out where to get answers to your technical questions, and more.
In this report, we shall focus on the capabilities of the new control panel in Azure (Azure Portal Preview), which is a single workspace for developing and managing cloud applications. Implementation of this new panel is not just merely an interface change, it is a new approach to DevOps. This report includes a demonstration of how to establish continuous deployment of websites and databases, manage builds and tests, as well as track their relationship with tasks and work items.
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.