Ewan Fairweather

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.
http://www.sqlcat.com

In this session, I will talk about the lessons we have learned and the methodology we follow when diagnosing and resolving issues with real customer workloads running on 64 and 128 logical cores
As a shared database infrastructure in the cloud, SQL Azure provides the opportunity for creating large workloads in a scalable and reliable environment.
Ewan Fairweather and Silvano Coriani from the SQL CAT team will take you on a tour of the new features that make up the Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks running SQL Server 2012 in a Virtual Machine.
Coeo worked with Microsoft and European tour operator Sundio Group to migrate their mission critical, line of business application to SQL Server 2012. This session presents a case study of this project and the lessons learned from the experience.