Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were undoubtedly the most important sporting event of 2014. During the Games, the official website of the Games became the most popular sports website in the world. We shall take a look under the hood and analyze its distributed architecture organically built on Microsoft Azure in order to cope with the rapidly growing and unpredictable load. Come and learn about the interesting problems we faced, as well as about how we designed our system in accordance with the strict requirements for this class of solutions.
Developers need to see the overall design of their code to investigate issues, add new capabilities, on-board a new colleague, or improve the structure of their code. Code map is a tool in Visual Studio for doing just this. This video shows how code map can be used to visualize the design and architecture of a .NET application direct from code, highlighting some of the new features introduced in Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 and Visual Studio 2015.
Windows Azure Media Services (WAMS) provides a cloud-based platform for media encoding, transcoding and content protection as well as on-demand and live streaming capabilities. In this video, we’ll walk through how to use Visual Studio to upload a video file and prepare it for streaming with WAMS, and we’ll provide demos that show you how to upload, encode, and use dynamic packaging to deliver video content.