Learn more about how Windows Azure has helped companies realize the true value of the cloud.  Windows Azure supports multiple development platforms, languages, and tools providing first-class choice beyond .NET for developers and enterprises. Register now for our Open Services Summit to learn how you can take advantage of an open, flexible, rock solid platform.

Windows Azure Open Platform Summit Goals

Delivered by our Redmond- based Windows Azure OSS experts & product team, attendees will learn and understand topics
such as:

· What does OSS means for Windows Azure?

· How Infrastructure-as-a-Service provides virtual machines and virtual networks for Linux- and Windows-based applications

· Experience the Developer Story with Eclipse, along with SDKs for Node.JS, Python, PHP, and Java

· Learn about Windows Azure’s varied data offerings, both SQL- and NoSQL-based, with such technologies as MySQL and MongoDB



Agenda / Topic

8:00 - 9:00

Breakfast and Registration

9:00 - 10:00

Windows Azure Overview and Roadmap

In this session, we will present the Windows Azure platform overview and  end-to-end Windows Azure story as it relates to OSS. We will also highlight OSS & Windows Azure success stories.

10:00 - 10:15


10:15 - 11:00

The Developer Story – Languages, Tooling, SDKs

We will show how to develop applications using programming languages such as Java, PHP, Python and Node.js. Also, we will dive into language specific SDKs and the developer experience using popular IDEs and tools, including Eclipse and Github.

11:00 - 12:30

IaaS – Linux, Virtual Machines, Networking

The Infrastructure-as-a-Service session will cover Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, and hybrid solutions using multiple operating systems including Linux and Windows Server.

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:45

The Data Story – SQL, NoSQL

We will cover both SQL and NoSQL.  We will cover relational databases like Windows Azure SQL DB and MySQL and on NoSQL side we will cover Windows Azure Table Storage and MongoDB.  We will dive into hosting MongoDB in your own virtual machine and MongoDB-as-a-service.

14:45 - 16:00


Many apps are being built with Node.js today. We’ll show how a node.js app works in Windows Azure, as well as its applicability to Windows Azure Web Sites and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB.

16:00 - 16:15


16:30 - 17:30

Round Table with select ISVs

17:00 - 17:30




December 4, 2012


Crowne Plaza Paris-République, 10 Place De La Republique, Paris 75011, France

Registration Link

Click HERE to register

Seats allocated for you


Note: For accommodation booking, please do not make reservations until you have received your registration confirmation from the Microsoft Worldwide Events system. Microsoft has organized a special group booking rate with the event location Crowne Plaza Paris-République. Book online and use group code “MIC”. The room block will be available till Nov 15, 2012. Afterwards available based upon availability, so please register at your earliest opportunity to benefit from the special rate and networking opportunities with Microsoft.
Who Should Attend?

If you are technical decision maker in your organization – i.e. CTO, Architect, Engineering Lead and/or incorporating open source technologies a part of your organization’s platform solution, you should attend this event.
Prep Work

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