Cloud and Virtualization (VIR)

TH02 Getting Comfortable with Windows Azure: A Half-Day Exploration for the Skeptical Windows Administrator (VIR)

March 7th, 2013

8:00AM - 12:15PM

Level: Intermediate Advanced

Yung Chou

Yung Chou

Technology Evangelist

Microsoft Corporation

This deep-dive covers seven key scenarios for adopting Windows Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions including concepts, architecture, and operations. The content is intended for experienced Windows administrators who are familiar with server operations and networking fundamentals. Attendees with a pre-activated Windows Azure (90-day free trial from or paid) subscription is required for a hands-on experience in creating virtual machines and deploying application architecture with a sample service instance to Windows Azure's production environment. For those who are seeking opportunity to gain technical insights on shortening go-to-market with Windows Azure, this is a very opportunity to gain technical depth on Windows Azure administration, deployment, and operations.

You will learn:

  • Gain technical depth in Windows Azure's IaaS and PaaS solutions
  • Become familiar with Windows Azure's basic administration and IT routines
  • Acquire hands-on experience of deploying and administering a service in Windows Azure