Good Morning Readers and Viewers!

I had my head in the clouds for this installment of the 8-Minute-Demo Video Series.

Today we explore Windows Azure and the Orchestrated Deployment of a Cloud Application utilizing System Center (Opalis Integration Server and Service Manager).

VIDEO

VIDEO DEMONSTRATION DETAILS (Useful Timestamps)

Total Duration: 29:40

Introduction and Solution Review
00:36 - 01:42 - "Welcome to the Cloud" (Brief Introduction to http://windows.azure.com)
01:42 - 03:38 - A Look at the Cloud Application Code and Publishing
03:38 - 05:29 - Working with the Cloud Application Service Package Files
05:29 - 16:00 - Review of the Opalis Integration Server Workflows for System Center Service Manager Integration and Windows Azure

Initiate Demo!
16:00 - 19:00 - SCENARIO ONE: Start Deployment of "NEW" Windows Azure Service Package
19:00 - 19:50 - Side Note - While the Demo Runs - First Look at the PowerShell for the Windows Azure Cmdlets
19:50 - 21:20 - SCENARIO ONE: Review

21:20 - 23:15 - SCENARIO TWO: Update Deployment for the Windows Azure Cloud Application
23:15 - 23:43 - Side Note - While the Demo Runs - Second Look at the PowerShell for the Windows Azure Cmdlets
23:43 - 24:33 - SCENARIO TWO: Review

24:33 - 26:33 - SCENARIO THREE: Remove Deployment of the Windows Azure Cloud Application
26:33 - 27:35 - Side Note - While the Demo Runs - Final Look at the PowerShell for the Windows Azure Cmdlets
27:35 - 28:28 - SCENARIO THREE: Review

28:28 - 29:40 - Final Thoughts for the Demo

NEXT STEPS

If you want to take this cloud experience to the next level and actually deploy this example solution, please take note of the following:

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Windows Azure Subscription
  • Windows Azure SDK
  • Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets
  • Opalis Integration Server 6.3
  • System Center Service Manager

REFERENCE LINKS

OIS - ORCHESTRATED CLOUD APP DEPLOYMENT KIT

The CodePlex release for the example resource files is located here: http://opalis.codeplex.com/releases/view/67910

enJOY!