Azure Visual Studio Dev/Test: 5-Day Workshop


Begin your move to the cloud with Visual Studio and Azure Dev/Test

Ready to move to the cloud? During this workshop, we will discuss topics such as Virtual Networks, Creating Virtual Machines in Azure, Load Testing, Coded UI Tests, Automated Deployment Scenarios, Creating Development and Test Environments on Windows Azure, and Maximizing the benefits of cloud computing.


  • Assign and activate MSDN subscriptions to take advantage of FREE Azure through MSDN
  • Team Foundation 2013 or Visual Studio Online Feature set as it relates to Dev/Test
  • VS Online Build & Deployment Services
  • Azure Dev Test lab management
  • Azure Dev Test lab with Azure automation
  • Disaster Recovery Scenarios with Azure
  • Introduction to Azure PaaS / Azure IaaS
  • When, where, and why use Azure Dev and Test
  • The steps and tools needed for a successful Dev Test Environment

During this workshop we will:

Day 1:

  • Help you set-up an Enterprise Agreement or Azure subscription for the project
  • Activate your MSDN subscriptions for Free Azure


  • Lead you through the a discovery session to document your current environment and goals
  • Provide you an overview and educate you and your team about Windows Azure IaaS

Day 3:

  • Lead you through a Windows Azure IaaS deployment planning session


  • Set-up and Initial Azure Dev/Test environment

Day 5:

  • Review and discuss Windows Azure Virtual Machines backup and restore planning and deployment
  • Review and discuss Windows Azure features
  • Review and discuss Visual Studio 2013 features