I'm currently preparing a very specific event about "Industrial Strength SOA Workshop". This worshop is the result of the collaboration between Newtelligence and Microsoft EMEA, and will take place only in 4 countries in the whole EMEA region.
The speakers will be Clemens Vasters and a colleague from Newtelligence. I'm sure it's not necessary to talk about them as they are pretty well known and appreciated.
This workshop will take place in Brussels/Belgium, on Feb 22, 23 and 24 (a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - easy for your flights and time management during your week). There will also be a set of links and whitepapers made available to the subscribers to get ready for the training itself. Even though this preparation is part of the actual training, it is optional ... but highly recommended.
This is how this training officially shows up:
Building industrial strength applications based on Service Oriented Architecture principles and Microsoft® .NET requires a lot of knowledge. There are numerous technical and design oriented considerations spanning the whole application “stack” – from resource abstraction strategies and transaction control, business service and component design, presentation control logic, robust event logging, integrated security management, to performance and scalability considerations.
This workshop offers many benefits to application developers and architects. A few of them are:
n Light speed Adoption: By focusing on first principles of what it takes to build complex systems using Microsoft .NET technologies and by providing easy-to-use micro-frameworks, components, and guidelines developers will learn consistent development strategies for high performance and scalability. The information and code provided is designed for extensibility and compatibility with forthcoming .NET programming models; allowing you to build on the .NET framework in the most productive manner.
n Successful Software: Using the tools and guidelines discussed in this workshop will allow the developer to produce sound, working applications which perform reliably and scale.
n Adaptability: We will cover various approaches for delivering adaptable front-ends targeting multiple delivery channels (browsers, LAN-connected workstations, mobile devices, etc.), and on the back-end, extensible database architectures are developed to support further adaptability.
n Reusability: The application models we explore promote reusability of business components via composition of fine-grained primitive functions which can be aggregated into services.
n Consistency: The majority of techniques and concepts discussed are illustrated in an application framework that you are free to take away with you. Combine this with patterns, application blocks and other micro-frameworks from Microsoft’s Patterns & Practices group, and your development projects will become more consistent and regular resulting in fewer bugs and applications which are easier build, test, and maintain.
n Scalability: The application models used promote stateless, multi-tiered, load balanced architectures for maximum scalability.
n Flexibility: In addition to the flexibility of Visual Studio .NET as a highly configurable environment, the architectures discussed in this workshop also highly configurable. As such, we develop management strategies for keeping these configuration possibilities under control without loosing the flexibility.
n Leverage: The concepts used and technical artifacts of this workshop leverage a broad set of integrated Microsoft product technologies.
BTW, all attendees will come with their own machine (infrastructure will be put in place) so that they can take the actual exercises, demos, PPTs, etc back at the office to further work on them and reuse them.
This training will be charged at a very minimal fee, most of the costs being paid for by Microsoft itself. This training is obviously open to non-Belgian people. The number of seats is limited in order to allow the very best possible interaction between the attendees and the speakers.
Those of you who have interest in this training program can go there for the French version or there for the Dutch version to get more information and potentially subscribe to the event.
Looking forward to seeing you there ...