Windows Azure Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (MOC 50466)
This class is an introduction to cloud computing and specifically Microsoft's public cloud offering in Windows Azure. Windows Azure has been described by Microsoft as an operating system for "the cloud". In this class, you explore this new cloud operating system and learn how to write, deploy and monitor .NET applications in Azure.
Who should attend
This class is designed for .NET developers with Web application experience that are exploring developing new applications or porting existing applications to Windows Azure.
Before attending this course, students must have:
- Experience with Visual Studio 2008 or better is required.
- Knowledge and experience in a .NET language (C# or VB) is required.
- Knowledge of ASP.NET is required.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Understand cloud computing in its various forms and how Windows Azure fits in the cloud computing space.
- Learn why organizations want to run applications in the Azure cloud.
- Understand the architecture of Azure.
- Explore the Azure SDK and DevFabric development environment.
- See how to develop applications for Azure and how that varies from "normal" .NET application development.
- Write and deploy a ASP.NET Web application (Web Role) to Azure.
- Explore Azure storage capability.
- Learn how to create and deploy background computatinal applications (Worker Role) in Azure.
- Explore SQL Azure capability.
Module 1: Cloud Computing Module 2: Windows Azure Architecture Module 3: Windows Azure Web Roles Module 4: Local Storage Module 5: Windows Azure Storage and Queues Module 6: Blob Storage Module 7: Table Storage Module 8: Worker Roles Module 9: SQL Azure Module 10: Diagnostics and Logging