On January 18 and February 1 the first two MSDN Live Meetings of 2011 will take place, both focusing on the Windows Azure Platform. Every attendee of either Live Meeting will get a FREE Cloud Power T-shirt.

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Jan. 18, 2011: The Windows Azure Platform: Overview and New Features

Join this MSDN Live Meeting to learn more about the Windows Azure Platform including an overview of the new features announced at PDC. Learn how the Windows Azure Platform can be used as a flexible cloud computing solution. Learn how to avoid upfront investment and usage of expensive infrastructure. Learn how to pay only for what you use, scale up when you need the capacity and reduce it when you don’t need it anymore.

All this along with all new features announced (Virtual Machine (VM) Role, support for Elevated Privileges, full IIS and Remote Desktop) and much more, addressed in this session, will bring you up to speed in developing, deploying and running cloud applications.

Timing: 14:00 - 15:30
Language: English
Speaker: Kurt Claeys

>> REGISTER HERE


Feb. 1, 2011: Practical Architectural Guidelines in Building Applications on the Windows Azure Platform

In this session we will dive into some more architecture like topics when it comes to using the Windows Azure Platform for building the next generation of cloud computing based solutions. Some of these guidelines, amongst other, handle dynamic usage load and deployment of your application, managing overall health state of your infrastructure, securing your applications using federated best practices, managing the overall lifecycle of your solution and other Windows Azure Platform best practices.

This session shows different scenarios where these guidelines are needed while demonstrating the correct way to implement them with many code samples.

Timing: 14:00 - 15:30
Language: English
Speaker: Kurt Claeys

>> REGISTER HERE