Our regular meeting, with food provided and a raffle, followed by Office Hours at Clyde's of Chevy Chase (http://www.clydes.com/chevy-chase) across the street (downstairs bar). Bring your questions and build your network of SQL Server peers.
Hybrid Cloud: SQL Server 2014 & Windows Azure
Tim McAliley and Derek Strausbaugh, Microsoft
In this session we will discuss and demonstrate the cloud integration capabilities of SQL Server 2014, the Windows Azure Platform, and scenarios for leveraging hybrid cloud infrastructure. We will discuss and demonstrate deploying SQL Server 2014 running on a Windows Azure Virtual Machine, and also discuss and demonstrate the Windows Azure SQL Database and Windows Azure SQL Backups. We will also discuss best practices and demonstrate techniques for managing both on-premises and cloud-based resources.