Windows Azure Platform Roadmap Eric Nelson Application Architect, Microsoft ISV Team http://bit.ly/ukisvfirststop @ericnel http://bit.ly/ericnelson email@example.com Looking Back Exciting 3 years Announced SQL Azure Relational DB October 2008 Windows Azure Platform generally available November 2009 March 2009 • Announced the Windows Azure Platform • First CTP of the Windows Azure Platform June 2010 February 2010 • Updated Windows Azure CTP • Announced VM Role, Project Sydney, and Windows Azure Platform pricing and SLAs • Enabled Full Trust & PHP, Java, etc. applications • Project “Dallas” CTP • Windows Azure Update • .NET Framework 4 • OS Versioning • CDN • SQL Azure Update • 50GB databases • Spatial data support • DAC support Mygreatwindowsazureidea.com Helping to steer our direction… Then along came PDC 2010 October 2010 Announcements for Windows Azure, SQL Azure and AppFabric http://player.microsoftpdc.com/ Windows Azure November 2010 Update Implemented many requested features New Windows Azure Platform Management Portal Multiple Service Administrators (co-admins) Remote Desktop Full IIS Windows Server 2008 R2 & IIS 7.5 Elevated Privileges (Admin mode) Windows Azure Connect (CTP) Windows Azure Virtual Machine Role (beta) Extra Small Instances (beta) Full IIS Enabling new scenarios Web Roles previously using Hosted Web Core • Only supported a single HTTP or HTTPS endpoint Web Roles now supporting Full IIS 7.0/7.5 Enables new scenarios • Multiple IIS web sites • Multiple virtual directories • Configure IIS extensions • Web Deploy for rapid development Startup Tasks & Admin Mode Enables short, unattended setups on role startup Silent MSIs, COM Components, Registry Keys, Configuring Windows Server Roles, etc. <WebRole name="foo"> <Startup> <Task commandline="relative\path\ToSetupExecutable.cmd" executionContext="limited|elevated" taskType=“simple|foreground|background"/> </Startup> </WebRole> DEMO http://things.smarx.com Startup Tasks Enable Classic ASP using Register COM Objects Install AP.NET MVC 3 using webpi Full IIS Multiple Web Sites in the same Web Role SQL Azure Lots done, lots more to do Frequent small updates to the released service • E.g. five between Feb. 2010 and Oct. 2010 • Enhanced compatibility between SQL Azure and SQL Server Latest is the May Update Plus a Labs environment SQL Azure May Update Something for everyone SQL Azure Management REST API • a web API for managing SQL Azure servers. Multiple servers per subscription • multiple SQL Azure servers per subscription. JDBC Driver • updated database driver for Java applications DAC Framework 1.1 • easier to deploy databases and in-place upgrades on SQL Azure. SQL Azure Labs Previews of new features https://www.sqlazurelabs.com • SQL Azure OData Service • Access to SQL Azure databases using Microsoft's Open Data Protocol (OData) • SQL Azure Data Sync (code-named Huron) • Sync data between SQL Server and SQL Azure • SQL Azure Import/Export • Import and Export data (DAC 2.0 Feature CTP) DEMO Management API AppFabric Lots done, lots more to do (sound familiar) April Update gave Caching, Access Control Services V 2.0 Offers a Labs environment to try new features • May CTP live • June CTP announced AppFabric Labs Previews of new features - May CTP https://portal.appfabriclabs.com/ Queues • New messaging infrastructure and durable store • Unlimited sequences • Auto “no duplicates” • Scheduled delivery Topics • Publish and Subscribe using Queues • Subscription filters What to look forward to… Jam today, Jam tomorrow Beta Announced Extra Small compute instance Windows Azure VM Role SQL Azure Backup and Restore SQL Azure Federations SQL Azure codename “Austin” AppFabric Developer Tools AppFabric Application Manager AppFabric Composition Model Windows Azure Platform Appliance VM Role Support for Windows Server 2003 VM Role Support for Windows Server 2008 SP2 Constructing VM role images in the cloud Improved support for Java CTP Windows Azure Connect Windows Azure Traffic Manager SQL Azure OData Service (labs) SQL Azure Reporting (Limited CTP) SQL Azure Data Sync (labs) AppFabric Service Bus enhancements (labs) Missing? Tell us what you want… Last week at TechEd Windows Azure • Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7 v1.2 Released • ACS 2.0 support, Windows Azure storage queues SQL Azure • SQL Azure May 2011 Update • new REST API, multiple servers, updated JDBC driver, DAC Framework 1.1 • Codename “Austin” Announced • Microsoft StreamInsight as a service on Azure AppFabric • AppFabric June CTP Announced • June CTP AppFabric Developer Tools, Application Manager • Composition Model • AppFabric Service Bus May CTP Released • Improved Queues, new pub/sub etc http://bit.ly/ly1fKv Summary Enjoy today, look forward to tomorrow The Windows Azure Platform is very complete today • Plan and code using todays features and capabilities • Explore the future features and capabilities • Tell us what is missing © 2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. 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