Cloud Computing

TH11 Building and Running the Windows Azure Developer Portal


11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Chris Mullins 2

Chris Mullins

Senior Software Engineer


This session focuses on designing, building, and running an Enterprise class application on Windows Azure. The Windows Azure Portal will be used as the case study, highlighting:
1. What technologies were chosen, and why. (Silverlight, ASP.Net, WCF, RIA Services, MEF, Azure, Azure Storage, etc)
2. What our software lifecycle looks like and how it interacts with Azure
3. Different strategies that we experimented with 4. How we monitor and service the livesite

The focus of each of the above topics will be how Azure impacts the design and execution of an Enterprise app during each phase of the application life cycle.

You will learn:
• Overview of Windows Azure and the major benefits it brings.
• How a team can deliver an Internet Scale application using Azure.
• Azure is ready for prime-time, and applications built on Azure have many advantages over classic applications.