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Introductory Distributed System Designer Walkthroughs 

The walkthroughs provided in this section provide a basic overview and introduction to the Distributed System Designers. 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 Perform these walkthroughs in the order specified in the next section.

In This Section

Walkthrough: Defining Applications

Introduces basic application design using Application Designer.

Walkthrough: Designing Application Systems

Explains how to create an application system in System Designer using applications defined on Application Designer.

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.

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