Windows Azure MVC 3 with Tools 1.4 (Profiling)

Like I posted in my previous blog post, I also checked the profiling option. So after I deployed the application and found out it really worked, I went to the Server Explorer. There you can connect to Windows Azure Compute and while clicking down, you can choose for View Profiling Report. Visual Studio gets busy and in the Windows Azure Activity log a new activity starts. At that point the data for the report is gathered form the Windows Azure tables with the tracing data. When this is finished you will see the report. Clicking on the link near the … Continue reading Windows Azure MVC 3 with Tools 1.4 (Profiling)

Windows Azure MVC 3 with Tools 1.4

One of the new things in Visual Studio Windows Azure tools 1.4 Augustus update (what a mouthful) is that MVC 3 is a standard WebRole. But also Profiling is now a serious option for debugging, besides the already present Web deploy possibility. So when I was playing with the Tools update, I took a vanilla MVC 3 WebRole and deployed this one to my second Hosted Service with all options. So with profiling on. If you select this option, you have to select a level of profiling. I choose CPU sampling, I will have a look at the other choices … Continue reading Windows Azure MVC 3 with Tools 1.4

Windows Azure Visual Studio Tools 1.4 Augustus update

As of today there is a update for the Windows Azure Visual Studio Tools. This update can be installed via the Microsoft Web platform Installer. More info: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2011/08/03/announcing-the-august-2011-release-of-the-windows-azure-tools-for-microsoft-visual-studio-2010.aspx Did you read my previous blog post on Windows Azure & Configuration transformation? Than you saw that the transformation for another environment was a bit of a hassle. My experience was also that is was not very reliable on different machines. But on the other hand if it works, it is perfect. Now the update of the Windows Azure Visual Studio tools make the transformation part quite a bit easier. When creating … Continue reading Windows Azure Visual Studio Tools 1.4 Augustus update