BRDNUG Meeting: January 08, 2014

January .NET User Group Meeting

When:
Wednesday, January 08, 2014 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Where:
Louisiana Technology Park Room 301, 7117 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (map)

Sponsored By:

Topic: Microsoft Azure!

This is an all user groups on deck meeting! SQL, .NET, SharePoint, IT Pro, La-WIT are all invited!

Main Topic: Microsoft Azure Info for ALL User Groups
Main Topic Speakers: Ryan Roussel, Microsoft and Nate Shea-Han, Microsoft

Main Topic Summary:

Azure is an exciting platform and between IAAS, PAAS, big data, storage, media, mobile services, etc. the possibilities in Azure truly seem limitless. This user group session will focus on an introduction to Azure with a focus on the agenda topics below. The session will include lots of live Azure demonstrations and answering questions from the group.

Every person in attendance will have free access to Azure so they can do everything demoed at the user group meeting on their own after the session!

Review Azure IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) – Windows and Linux
http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/solutions/infrastructure/


Review Azure PAAS (Platform As A Service) and Azure for the web
http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/solutions/web/

  • How do developers leverage Azure for .Net, JAVA, Node.js, PHP, Python, Ruby, etc.

Review Azure Mobile Services – Azure development for mobile apps on iOS, Android, Windows Phone
http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/mobile/

Azure storage options review Azure storage (tables, blob, queue)
http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/services/storage/

  • Developer perspective, when to look at Azure Storage, IAAS database (SQL or Oracle) for SQL Database (Azure PAAS database)

Free Azure access, review options:

Free Azure access for Non-MSDN users, NO credit card needed:
http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/free-trial/

Agenda

5:45 pm – 6:15 pm: General Introduction/Food and Drinks
6:15 pm – 7:30 pm: Presentations
7:30 pm – until: Open forum for questions


Louisiana Technology Park (map)
7117 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: 225-218-1100

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