“Changing our existing apps to run on PaaS is going to require a lot of refactoring. We want to run our applications in the Cloud as-is.”
“We cannot migrate to Azure SQL Database because our database relies on SQL CLR-based stored procedures. We want to use a full version of SQL Server.”
“We want the Cloud to be a seamless extension of our data center, not a walled garden. We want to use our existing IT setup and tools (AD, SCOM etc.) to manage the on-premises and Cloud-based applications.”
…then our upcoming Introduction to Windows Azure IaaS session is for you.
This free half-day session is for anyone who wants to better understand the recently-announced Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering. After a brief overview of the Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) model, we will focus on key IaaS concepts. Additionally, we will walk you through a number of scenarios enabled by Azure IaaS and several demonstrations.
- Overview of Windows Azure Platform
- Azure IaaS
- Why IaaS?
- Supported Applications
- IaaS Core Concepts
- Azure Virtual Machine
- Disks & Images
- Disk Mobility
- Image Library
- VM export / Import
- Azure Virtual Network
- VPN Tunnel
- Review of competing IaaS offerings, including AWS and Rackspace.
Suggested Background Reading:
20 Things That May be “Clouding” Your Choice About the Cloud…But Shouldn’t
Windows Azure Spring 2012 Release: Four Scenarios in the Hybrid Cloud
Jack O’Connell, Infrastructure Architect
Vishwas Lele, Application Architect
Where & When:
September 12, 2012
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
5404 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815