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Moving Applications to the Cloud on the Microsoft Azure™ Platform by Matias Woloski, Masashi Narumoto, Ryan Dunn, Scott Densmore, Dominic Betts, Eugenio Pace

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Chapter 8. Phase 4: Adding More Tasks and Tuning the Application

This chapter walks you through the data export feature that Adatum added to the aExpense application, and some of the changes they made following performance testing. The chapter revisits the worker role abstractions introduced in the last phase of the project to illustrate how you can run multiple tasks within a single worker role. It also discusses some architectural issues such as session state management, and the choice of partition and row keys for Windows® Azure™ technology platform table storage.

The Premise

In this phase of the aExpense migration project, the team at Adatum implemented the last key piece of functionality in the application. The aExpense application must generate ...

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