Microsoft TechNet and MSDN Events are pleased to offer you an entire day of Windows Azure for IT professionals and developers in a city near you. These events will answer the big questions about Windows Azure, such as:

  • What is Windows Azure?
  • When should you use Windows Azure?
  • How does it apply or impact your day-to-day work?
  • As an architect, how will Windows Azure impact my system design?

TechNet Windows Azure for the IT Professional
Time: 8:30 AM to noon
Session Summary:

  • Azure architecture from the IT professional’s point of view
  • Why an IT operations team would want to pursue Azure as an extension to the data center
  • Configuration, deployment, and scaling Azure-based applications
  • The Azure roles (web, web service, and worker)
  • Azure storage options
  • Azure security and identity options
  • How Azure-based applications can be integrated with on-premises applications
  • How operations teams can manage and monitor Azure-based applications

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MSDN Windows Azure for the Developer and Architect

Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Session Summary:

  • Cloud computing architectures in general and the Azure architecture in particular
  • Several aspects of Azure from the developer’s and architect’s perspective
  • Azure roles (web, web service and worker)
  • Azure storage options
  • Azure security and identity options
  • How Azure-based applications can be integrated with on-premise applications
  • Configuration, deployment and scaling Azure-based applications
  • How development teams can optimize their applications for better management and monitoring

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