In this session the speaker will go through the various uses of Windows Azure for dev and test scenarios. The content wil call out common current day flaws in testing, such as don't test at all, poor/incomplete hardware, out of date builds in QA, can't test to scale, and several other scenarios. The demo in this session will include building/deploying a simple ASP.Net MVC4 app for testing.
Claus Joergensen, Principal Program Manager, discussed Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 updates to the SMB3 protocol and some changes in Windows behavior at the Interoperability Protocols Plugfest 2013. SMB3 is a protocol covered in the MS-SMB2 specification is included in the Windows Protocol Documents. He provided background regarding IAAS low cost storage and a number of SMB3 enhancements including continuous availability and failover for developers implementing MS-SMB, MS-SMB2 (&SMB3) file sharing protocols.