Architecture + Strategy

Musings from David Chou - Architect, Microsoft

October, 2011

  • Architecture + Strategy

    Windows Phone Night Parties Los Angeles – Nov 30 & Dec 1, 2011

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    Join us for one of our exclusive events across the U.S. and get a first look at the hottest new Windows Phones such as the HTC Titan, HTC Radar, Samsung Focus S and Samsung Focus Flash. You know Windows Phone is packed with killer social integration, a wide variety of games and apps, and a ton of other great features, now come see it all on cool new hardware.

    See where the night takes you when you challenge your friends to a Fruit Ninja battle, or chill out in one of our device lounges as you sip cocktails and sample good eats from top local chefs. Plus, catch live performances from today’s best indie bands like Matt & Kim or Young the Giant. These events are FREE, brought to you by Windows Phone, the phone that puts people first. Tickets are very limited, so be sure to reserve yours today on our Windows Phone Facebook page.

    Los Angeles

    November 30 & December 1

    Featuring: MuteMath

  • Architecture + Strategy

    TechNet Events Presents: The Pathway to the Private Cloud

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    Get Ready for Tomorrow, Today - Hyper-V Virtualization for the Cloud

    Virtualization is one of the critical elements of networks operations of all kinds. Virtualization is a key to cloud operations. Joins us as we discuss the key components of virtualization that provide the operational foundation for both Public and Private Cloud.

    Private Cloud 201: Microsoft Private Cloud Tools and Technologies

    So you have heard the private cloud story from a 101 level and you want to know more. Join us as we discuss Private cloud in greater detail with a focus on the tools and technologies that make Private Cloud such an appetizing It and business opportunity for business both large and small.

    Ask More Questions! Attend an Afternoon IT Camp!

    These are informal event where the true agenda is up to you. That’s right, we will have a list of topics (such as ways to get on Windows Server 2008 R2) plus your write-in topic(s) and we will put it to a vote. The ones that get the most votes will be the ones that get discussed. This will be very interactive and works best with participation from everyone. We look forward to having you join us for this new informal event.

    For more information or to register,
    visit > www.technetevents.com
    OR CALL 1-877-MSEVENT

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    IT Camp

    Bellevue

    November 14

    November 14

    Los Angeles

    November 14

    November 14

    Denver

    November 15

    November 15

    Tempe

    November 17

    November 17

    Mountain View

    November 18

    November 18

    Portland

    November 18

    November 18

    Lehi

    December 6

    December 6

    TechNet Events Presents: The Pathway to the Private Cloud
    8:30 PM – 12:30 PM

    IT Camp

    1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Seating is limited,
    so register today.

  • Architecture + Strategy

    More Windows Azure DevCamps in December 2011

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    Event Locations

    12/2 - Santa Monica, CA

    12/13 - Redmond, WA

    12/15- Phoenix, AZ
    Events run from
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Register
    To register or to view
    the full agenda, select
    a location above.

       

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    Come join us for 1 day of cloud computing!
    Developer Camps (DevCamps for short) are free, fun, no-fluff events for developers, by developers. You learn from experts in a low-key, interactive way and then get hands-on time to apply what you've learned.
    What am I going to learn at the Windows Azure
    Developer Camp?

    At the Azure DevCamps, you’ll learn what’s new in developing cloud solutions using Windows Azure. Windows Azure is an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. Windows Azure provides an operating system and a set of developer services used to build cloud-based solutions. The Azure DevCamp is a great place to get started with Windows Azure development or to learn what’s new with the latest Windows Azure features.

    Agenda

    8:00

    Arrival and Registration

    9:00

    Welcome

    9:15

    Getting Started with Windows Azure

    10:00

    Session 2 - Using Windows Azure Storage

    11:00

    Break

    11:15

    Session 3 – Understanding SQL Azure

    12:15

    Lunch

    1:15

    Session 4 – Securing, Connecting, and Scaling

    2:15

    Break

    2:30

    Session 5 – Azure Application Scenarios

    3:30

    Session 6 - Launching Your Azure App

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    Windows Azure DevCamps Silicon Valley | October 28-29, 2011

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    Event Location

    Mt. View, CA
    Date Oct. 28-29, 2011
    Time 8:00AM - 6:00PM Location
    Silicon Valley Center
    1065 La Avenida St Building 1
    Mt. View, CA 94043
    REGISTER NOW >>
    Events run from
    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Featured Presenter
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    James Conard
    James Conard is the Senior Director of the Windows Azure Evangelism team at Microsoft. His team is responsible for helping developers build applications in Windows Azure by providing key development resources including toolkits, samples, and training kits and by engaging with the community through conferences, training events and Developer Camps.
    We'll also see presentations from:
    Bruno Terkaly , Wade Wegner, Roger Doherty, Nick Harris and Bruno Nowak

     

    Come join us for 2 days of cloud computing!


    Developer Camps (DevCamps for short) are free, fun, no-fluff events for developers, by developers. You learn from experts in a low-key, interactive way and then get hands-on time to apply what you've learned.

    What am I going to learn at the Windows Azure Developer Camp?
    At the Azure DevCamps, you'll learn what's new in developing cloud solutions using Windows Azure. Windows Azure is an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. Windows Azure provides an operating system and a set of developer services used to build cloud-based solutions. The Azure DevCamp is a great place to get started with Windows Azure development or to learn what's new with the latest Windows Azure features.

    Come for one day, come for both. Either way, you'll learn a ton. Here's what we'll cover.
    Agenda

    Day 1

    • Getting Started with Windows Azure

    • Using Windows Azure Storage

    • Understanding SQL Azure

    • Securing, Connecting, and Scaling Windows Azure Solutions

    • Windows Azure Application Scenarios

    • Launching Your Windows Azure App

    Day 2

    On Day 2, you'll have the opportunity to get hands on developing with Windows Azure. If you're new to Windows Azure, we have step-by-step labs that you can go through to get started right away. If you're already familiar with Windows Azure, you'll have the option to do build an application using the new Windows Azure features and show it off to the other attendees for the chance to win prizes. Either way, Windows Azure experts will be on hand to help.
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