In this session, we discuss how to transform the economics of hybrid clouds built with Cloud OS. We look at the process of metering granular usage and cost data for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V, Windows Azure Pack, Azure public cloud, and other non-Microsoft IT resources, and then transform it into actionable financial intelligence. We discuss a variety of use cases, such as multi-tenant chargeback and billing, demand forecasting, profit management, technology trends, and what-if modeling, to get a better understanding of how enterprises and service providers are using IT Financial Management to optimize costs and drive greater business agility with the Microsoft cloud platform and Cloud Cruiser.
Even though the cloud provides elastic scale and seemingly infinite resources, you still have to design, monitor and tune performance. Microsoft Azure SQL Database has architectural differences from SQL Server and understanding how these can impact performance is critical. In this session, Microsoft Azure MVP, Eric D. Boyd, will show you how you can identify bottlenecks and the cause of performance problems in SQL Database. This session will introduce you to the tools you can use to investigate throttling, connection events and resources, and poorly performing queries such as dynamic management objects (DMVs and DMFs) and cloud-based tools in Microsoft Azure. You will also learn how to appropriately handle throttling in your applications and scale by partitioning databases.
Microsoft's Lync Engineering team regularly run All-Hands (Town Hall) sessions with up to 1,000 online participants with speakers in 4 sites. In this session you will hear from the Lync Program Management team who facilitate and support these meetings. You will get first hand best-practice on everything from scheduling the Lync Meeting to what audio and video devices to use to how to handle Q&A. Attend this session to learn more about the infrastructure required and what Lync Admin settings are needed to hold a successful meeting. _x000D_
You've migrated parts of your application to in-memory. But now you are not seeing a serious performance improvement, or maybe even a performance degradation! What's going on? In this session we walk you through several performance problems we have seen with customers, and show how to diagnose and resolve the issues to ultimately obtain the performance improvement you're looking for from in-memory OLTP. We address a variety of issues, including log IO bottlenecks, index tuning, and query plan problems.