SQL Server in Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service
Join Ewan Fairweather and Silvano Coriani from the SQL CAT team, who will take you on a tour of the new features that make up the Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks offerings and how they apply to running SQL Server 2012 in a Virtual Machine. We’ll focus specifically on features that enable you to create highly available Virtual Machine-based services and how to connect SQL Server Virtual Machines with IaaS and PaaS Cloud Services.
They will take you through step by step the supported and optimal configurations for SQL Server 2012 AlwaysON, show you the results of intensive storage and networking tests which have been performed. The recommendations and knowledge that are shared in this session are all based on real world learnings.
By the end of the session you will understand what the recommended patterns and practices are for running SQL Server 2012 in Azure Infrastructure as a Service
Ewan has worked for Microsoft for seven years. He currently works as a program manager in the Business Platform Division on the SQL Customer Advisory Team (SQLCAT) working on large scale OLTP SQL applications based in the UK.