Visual Studio / .NET

VSTH08 Performance Management of Azure based Applications across the Lifecycle


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Intermediate

Are you running a business critical application on Windows Azure? And you promise your customers a fast and reliable service? Learn about the idea of a lifecycle approach to application performance management and how it helps you to identify performance issues early in your staging deployment, build your cloud SLAs and monitor your Azure environment from your application’s perspective and how it affects your application. Also, learn about an approach how to measure your real users’ performance and with that, how to rapidly pinpoint the root cause for a specific poor-performing user interaction. Finally, the concept of deep transaction visibility, the basis for performance management, can help developers and architects to understand how their choice of infrastructure and cloud service usage affects the total cost of operating the application in Windows Azure.

You will learn:

  • Why infrastructure monitoring is not suitable for cloud environments
  • How an application centric approach provides you the insights you need to manage performance
  • Coud service usage and how to contain/tame it