AppDev - Exploring Microsoft Windows Azure Platform [51 wmv]
English | Size: 1.06 GB
Course Description: As everything goes to the cloud it would come to reason the same thing would happen to business applications and data storage. Enter the Microsoft Windows Azure Platform, the Microsoft cloud solution. Using a cloud benefits a company by allowing the usage of the online servers to store and run applications without the expense and man hours needed to maintain the hardware while saving money on licensing costs. This exploring course will cover the many aspects and components of Windows Azure.
The course will give you an introduction to Azure, the different types of services that can be hosted in Windows Azure such as web and worker roles, and then move on to the basics of Azures durable storage solution, which include Azure queues, blobs, and tables. Next you will get a full introduction in SQL Azure, the Microsoft cloud-based relational database, and how you can use SQL Azure to store your relational data on the cloud. This will be followed up by discussions including Azure AppFabric, Cloud Computing Patterns & Practices and Diagnostics & Service Management.