Guidelines and Best Practices for Migrating .NET Web Services to the Azure Platform

with Emil Velinov, Thiago Almeida

This session will briefly discuss the different types of services supported in WCF 4, followed by detailed guidance on migrating a service implementation from an on-premises deployment to the Windows Azure platform. The session will address the Azure hosting options and considerations, the steps for securing the service using the Azure Access Control Service (ACS), and finally - enabling a hybrid solution by connecting to existing on-premises services via the Azure AppFabric Service Bus.