happy cloud icon I just checked the site – www.msdnevents.com – and it looks like all the Azure Boot Camp (ABC) events we are planning for the next few months are now loaded and live for registration. It’s a pretty busy schedule and we will be on the road to cities across the Midwest to help developers get started working with the latest in cloud technologies. This 2 day event will start with the basics, but dive deep into building real-live applications that show the scale and reliability of Azure.  You can get to the registration sites from www.msdnevents.com, but the schedule includes:

Event Overview

This is a2-day deep dive program to help prepare you to deliver solutions on the Windows Azure Platform. We have worked to bring the region’s best Azure experts together to teach you how to work in the cloud. Each day will be filled with training, discussion, reviewing real scenarios, and hands on labs. Snacks and drinks will be provided, however we advise you to make your own lunch arrangements prior to the event. You will need to bring a computer loaded with the software listed below.

AGENDA

  • Intro to Cloud Computing and Azure
  • Web Roles
  • Messages and Queues
  • Using Azure Tables
  • Using BLOB Storage
  • Worker Roles
  • Diagnostics and Service Management
  • SQL Azure
  • Connecting with AppFabric
  • Cloud Computing Scenarios
  • Available Resources

What do I need to bring:

During the boot camp you will have opportunities to practice what you learn with labs. Having all of your software ready will make it easier to dive into the yummy goodness of exploring the labs. The lab files package will be given to you during the event. If you want to have everything loaded into a virtual PC that would be even better

In order to run these labs you will need to bring: