Agenda  
     
 
DAY 1
Time Session
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Registration and Sign in
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Executive Keynote
11:00 AM - 11.15 AM Intro to BizSpark
11.15 AM - 12:45 PM Technical Overview of Microsoft Windows Azure
12:45 PM - 01:00 PM Q&A Session
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Session & HOL : Introduction to PaaS – Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud Services
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Session & HOL : Migrating ASP.NET Applications to Microsoft Windows Azure PaaS
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM Q&A and Wrap up
DAY 2
Time Session
10:00 AM - 11: 00 AM Session & HOL : Introduction to IaaS - Microsoft Windows Azure Virtual Machines
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Session & HOL : Connecting a PaaS(cloud service) application to an IaaS(virtual machine) application
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Break
12:15 PM - 01:15 PM Building and publishing ASP.NET web applications with Microsoft Windows Azure Websites and Visual Studio 2012
01:15 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Option 1 : Work on your Pet Idea
Option 2 : Build your 1st Microsoft Windows Azure Website and Virtual Machine using ASP.NET an SQL Server
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM Q&A and Go Dos And Plan ahead
 
     
     
  Microsoft Windows Azure Setup : Pre-Requisites & Notes  
     
  1. BizSpark Registration  
     
 
Pre-Requisite 1: Exclusive Privilege for Startup's attendees: Get access to Sign Up Microsoft BizSpark Program Instantly. For further details please click here https://www.microsoft.com/bizspark/SignUp/default.aspx
 
     
  2. Please remember to get your laptop to the event as you would not be provided with systems at the venue.
3. We strongly advise you to install the following mentioned software’s on your laptop when you come to the session so that you do not waste time in between the sessions which could hamper your learning.

Setting up the environment:

a. Install Web platform Installer : link
b. Search for “Microsoft Windows Azure SDK or .NET” and download the same. This downloads all the dependencies automatically.
OR
a. Install Visual Studio 2010 (Express and it works very fine) link
b. Run Windows Update to get VS 2010 SP1 installed
c. Install SQL Server (Express) link
d. Install Microsoft Windows Azure Tools and SDK : link

Important Note: Sign Up for Windows Azure Trail Account before the event and have your subscription ready.
4. Need a live id. You can sign-up for abc@live.in or abc@hotmail.in
5. Sign Up for Windows Azure Trail Account http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/free-trial/?WT.mc_id=ADA1AD5A0(You will need to give in your credit-card / debit card details where you will not be charged and will have active account for 90 days and they will expire automatically. No charges)

Ramp-up Guidance :

a. Developer Center: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/overview/
b. BizSpark Notes: http://www.microsoft.com/BizSpark/Azure/SetupEnvironment.aspx
c. Azure training Kit : http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8396