Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus Future – PDC10 Session Review

Clemens Vasters – Principal Technical Lead @ Windows Azure Team   Service Bus Today Naming fabric or Structure that sits out on the internet that provides us to create a namespace When we create a namespace for the service bus, Microsoft provisions a tenant in a multi-tenant value fabric for us, where we can create endpoints, message buffers, and communicate through those. Around this routing fabric we have several nodes where we connect and that’s is where the fabric is being used. Use Case Samples: Message Queues: Wherever you need some application queue Airline that is using this to check-in … Continue reading Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus Future – PDC10 Session Review

Building Offline Applications using Sync Framework and SQL Azure – PDC10 Session Review

Nina (Ling) Hu – Program Manager @ Sync Framework Team Key Takeaways: Offline applications  have lots of benefits comparing to online applications especially for mobile devices and cloud services Sync Framework, SQL Azure and Windows Azure provide a data platform that makes it very easy to build offline applications and sync services Sync Framework caters for offline on any client platform, and provides better end-to-end support for Windows, Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 clients. Why to Build Offline capable Apps? Offline/Cached mode apps enjoy lots of value Client apps get better UX through Lower latency – data access doesn’t  require … Continue reading Building Offline Applications using Sync Framework and SQL Azure – PDC10 Session Review

Understanding Windows Azure Connect – PDC10 Session Review

Anthony Chavez – Director @ Windows Azure Networking Group Introducing Windows Azure Connect Secure network connectivity between on-premises and cloud Supports standard IP protocols (TCP, UDP) Example use cases: Enterprise app migrated to Windows Azure that requires access to on-premise SQL Server Windows Azure app domain-joined to corporate Active Directory Remote administration and troubleshooting of Windows Azure roles Simple setup and management Roadmap CTP release by end of 2010 Support connect from Azure to non-Azure resources Supports Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1, and up Future releases Enable connectivity using existing on-premises VPN devices … Continue reading Understanding Windows Azure Connect – PDC10 Session Review

PDC2010 – Building Engaging Apps with Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket Session

Adam Wilson – Program Manager @ Windows Azure DataMarket Team Showing off different and Interesting integration scenarios with DataMarket Facebook application that integrates with a Data.Gov DataSets Usage of Windows Azure DataMarket Portal to explore the DataSets and also to show off the Tableau application to consume the DataSet from DataMarket Integration Scenarios  Choices: Specific dataset versus generic Influences the choice over the type of client technology to be used WebRequest – need to parse the XML by hand WCF Data Services client – ODATA client DataMarket service proxy classes Which DataMarket Account? Building a simple Windows Phone 7 application … Continue reading PDC2010 – Building Engaging Apps with Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket Session