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Visual Studio Professional 2015 on cloud

1-click AWS Deployment   1-click Google Deployment


Overview

Visual Studio Professional 2015 Edition provides an IDE for all supported development languages. As of Visual Studio 2010, the Standard edition was dropped.MSDN support is available as MSDN Essentials or the full MSDN library depending on licensing. It supports XML and XSLT editing and can create deployment packages that only use ClickOnce and MSI.

It includes tools like Server Explorer and integration with Microsoft SQL Server also. Windows Mobile development support was included in Visual Studio 2005 Standard, however, with Visual Studio 2008, it is only available in Professional and higher editions. Windows Phone 7 development support was added to all editions in Visual Studio 2010. Development for Windows Mobile is no longer supported in Visual Studio 2010; it is superseded by Windows Phone 7.

Visual Studio Professional Edition on Cloud runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is built to work well in a wide variety of network and machine conditions.

Cognosys provides hardened images of Visual Studio Professional Edition on all public cloud i.e. AWS marketplace and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Features

Major Features of Visual Studio Professional

Flexibility– Professional developer tool for building any application type
Productivity- Powerful features such as CodeLens improve your team’s productivity
Collaboration- Agile project planning tools, team rooms, charts and more
Subscriber benefits- Includes core Microsoft software, plus Azure, Pluralsight and more

AWS

Installation Instructions for Windows

Note: How to find PublicDNS in AWS

Step 1) RDP  Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows  instance on AWS Cloud

Connect to the virtual machine using following RDP credentials:

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 3389

Username: To connect to the operating system, use RDP and the username is Administrator.
Password: Please Click here to know how to get password

Step 2) Visual Studio Connection: To Connect Microsoft Visual Studio Management Studio in windows server, Please follow Instructions to Connect Microsoft Visual Studio

Note : Please use a Microsoft account to unlock the VS2015 IDE by signing in with your MS account.

Note that you may need to sign out and then sign in again.

You can sign up for MS account here if you do not have one.

Step 3) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0
2.Default ports:

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Google

Installation Instructions for Windows

Step 1) VM Creation:

  1. Click the Launch on Compute Engine button to choose the hardware and network settings


2. You can see at this page, an overview of Cognosys Image as well as estimated cost of running the instance.

3. In the settings page, you can choose the number of CPUs and amount of RAM, the disk size and type etc

Step 2) RDP Connection: To initialize local DB server connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows instance on Google Cloud

Step 3) Visual Studio Connection: To Connect Microsoft Visual Studio Management Studio in windows server, Please follow Instructions to Connect Microsoft Visual Studio

Step 4) Other Information:

1.Default installation path:  “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0”
2.Default ports:

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443

Note: To add new account, User must have a Microsoft account.

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