Introductory Distributed System Designer Walkthroughs
The walkthroughs provided in this section provide a basic overview and introduction to the Distributed System Designers in Visual Studio Team System Architecture Edition. Prior to starting these walkthroughs, it is helpful to have some basic knowledge of the various Distributed System Designers and how they relate to each other. For more information, see Workflow Across Distributed System Designers.
A sample that demonstrates the outcome of these walkthroughs is provided on the Microsoft Download Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=40867. Perform these walkthroughs in the order specified in the next section.
In This Section
Walkthrough: Defining Applications on Application Diagrams
Introduces basic application design using Application Designer.
Walkthrough: Designing Application Systems by Using a Bottom-Up Approach
Explains how to create an application system in System Designer by using applications that are already defined.
Walkthrough: Designing Application Systems by Using a Top-Down Approach
Explains how to create an application system in System Designer by starting with a blank system.
Walkthrough: Applying Constraints to a Logical Datacenter
Discusses how to apply application hosting constraints on a logical server in Logical Datacenter Designer.
Walkthrough: Validating an Application System for Deployment
Explains how to evaluate the deployment of an application system into a logical representation of a datacenter using Deployment Designer.