Canberra .NET User Group: "Windows Azure with TFS" - Grant Holliday

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Building and running a large scale service on Windows Azure – Behind the scenes of the Team Foundation Service - Grant Holliday

In this session, we will take an exclusive look behind the scenes of the Team Foundation Service and explore what it takes to build and operate a large scale service on Windows Azure.


About the presenter: 
Grant Holliday is a Senior Service Engineer for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Service. Team Foundation Service offers a version of Team Foundation Server hosted in Windows Azure, accessible from anywhere using existing and familiar tools, and supporting all languages and platforms. As a Service Engineer he works behind the scenes to keep the service up and running smoothly for customers around the world. Prior to this role, he travelled around Australia visiting customers and performing TFS and SQL health checks. He also spent three years in Redmond, Washington as a Program Manager in the TFS product group. He was responsible for the internal TFS server deployments at Microsoft, including the largest and busiest TFS server in the world used by Developer Division. Grant shares his experiences managing TFS at his blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/granth/

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  • David J.

    There was a question at this session regarding using App Insights to monitor Cloud Load tests.

    With the latest updates to VSO and App Insights, you can now monitor your cloud load tests with App Insights.

    Check out Brian's blog for details and a short video demoing this great new capability.

    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bharry/archive/2014/04/02/tfs-2013-2-update-2-released.aspx

    April 5

  • David J.

    If you missed the last .NET User Group, Grant presented the content in Sydney and here is the recording:

    http://tv.ssw.com/5175/building-and-running-large-scale-service-on-windows-azure-grant-holliday

    March 27

  • Julia

    even though I didn't understand .....

    March 18

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Grant for the presentation - and thank you for the many topics to lookup :)

    1 · March 18

  • Ka Yi H.

    Thanks Grant for the preso...it was a good one.

    March 18

  • Alexander K.

    Yes, well done Grant! We are looking forward in-depth session on 4 week of sprint which is deployment of package to different environments. Also mocking libraries :)

    March 17

    • David J.

      Would Release Management be of interest?

      1 · March 18

    • Alexander K.

      Absolutely, looking forward to continuous testing, delivery (deployments) and configuration management! :)

      March 18

  • David J.

    Very insightful session Grant - Thanks!

    1 · March 18

  • Iain

    Thanks for the information, a really good presentation. I am sorry that I had to leave early...

    March 18

  • Alexander K.

    Awesome session from the Microsoft's heart!

    March 17

  • Zak

    Brilliant Session.. Need more of these.

    2 · March 17

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