TechEd 2010 New Zealand dates
August 30th to September 1st
Visual Studio 2010
- There is a TFS plugin for Ecllipse
- Team build now runs on Windows Workflow
- Generate assembly dependency and sequence diagrams
- A Time sequence capture of server execution
- Full debug environment when opened.
- IDE will perform variable highlighting
- ~97% of customers have a trouble free upgrade from VS2008 solutions and projects.
- Doesn't currently allow admin access to the VMs (web and worker role)
- Disadvantage in that it prevents installing certain applications
- Advantage in that the Azure fabric will manage the VMs for you. E.g. Installing windows update.
- Windows Azure Storage
- Tables (not to be confused with SQL tables). Provide scalable storage.
- SQL Azure Database (currently limited to 10 GB)
- Windows Azure Platform AppFabric
- Service Bus
- Access Control
- Potential applications characteristics that would benefit from the Azure platform:
- Massive scalibitliy
- High Reliability
- Apps with variable load
- Short or unknown lifetime
- Parallel processing
- Start Ups - Fail fast or scale fast
- Orgs data centre doesn't easily support the installation of an Azure supported application locally.
- Need to be able to calculate costs to a degree of certainty.
- Provide a remote storage solution.
Sample by Green Button