We’re starting a new online training series following Windows Azure Learning Poster (http://aka.ms/WALearningPoster).

Every week we’ll continue one step forward and enlighten the road to Windows Azure mastery.

You can name the series as “Windows Azure: From Zero to Hero” targeting to help ISVs/CSVs & Developers during their cloud adoption process.

We’ll cover a broad range of Windows Azure features and technologies, beginning from zero leading you to become a cloud hero.

Sessions will be recorded and published as well, even you miss anything online you can continue to your journey.

You can reach to this document online @ http://sdrv.ms/18kY6OQ .

Recordings are available, except first two sessions (which you can similar Introduction to Windows Azure Videos in our YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/umitsazure?feature=mhee ).

Please visit LiveMeeting URL for the event to reach to the recordings.

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Online Series Agenda

1. Windows Azure Overview: Cloud? 9/24

2. Windows Azure Web Sites: Create your Web Site in the Cloud in 5 min 10/1

3. WAMSA #1: Windows Azure Mobile Services Academy 10/10

4. Getting Started with Windows Azure Virtual Machines: Why & How? 10/22

5. Cloud Storage Basics: Table (NoSQL), Blob, Queues, Tools 10/31

6. Manage your Relational Data in the Cloud: Database-as-a-Service 11/5

7. Cloud Service in Windows Azure? What is this? Why? 11/12

8. Advanced Web Sites, Custom Domains, SSL, Open Source, Scalability, Source Control 11/19

9. WAMSA #2: Windows Azure Mobile Services Academy 11/26

10. Moving your infrastructure to Cloud: VMs, Networks, VPN 12/10


Online Series Details

#1 - Windows Azure Overview: Cloud?

Title: Windows Azure Overview: Cloud?
Description: "Starting is Half the Task" and this session targets to give an overview of Cloud Computing and Windows Azure in your journey.
We'll answer frequently asked questions such as "What is Windows Azure?", "How Cloud Computing may help you?" and share Windows Azure resources that'll help you to accelerate your adoption to Windows Azure
- Windows Azure InfoKit (http://aka.ms/WAInfoKit )
- Windows Azure Learning Poster (http://aka.ms/LearningPoster )
- Windows Azure Training Kit (http://aka.ms/g2jucu )
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565435&Culture=en-TR&community=0    
Date/Time: 9/24/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Click here to see in your local time: http://bit.ly/18RmDHF

Recording Pending due to LiveMeeting Recording Issue


#2 - Windows Azure Web Sites: Create your Web Site in the Cloud in 5 min

Title: Windows Azure Web Sites: Create your Web Site in the Cloud in 5 min
Description: Windows Azure Web Sites is a simple and powerful hosting platform that helps you to easily build and deploy your web applications. You can develop using ASP.NET, PHP, Node.js and Python with your favorite frameworks (MVC 4, Django, Express), integrate with source control systems and manage with PowerShell, REST API or CLI Tools.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565443&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 10/01/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Click here to see in your local time: http://bit.ly/19wUM0o

Recording Pending due to LiveMeeting Recording Issue


#3 - WAMSA #1: Windows Azure Mobile Services Academy

Title: WAMSA #1: Windows Azure Mobile Services Academy
Description: Mobile Services is state of the art cloud backend for all kind of applications and you can integrate it with almost all kind of applications. This session covers the basics of Windows Azure Mobile Services, integration with Windows Store, Windows Phone 8, iOS (iPhone, iPad), Android and HTML applications, authentication and authorization with Microsoft Account, Facebook, Twitter, Google, push notifications, source control and custom API.
Extending your applications is really simple and beneficial with Windows Azure Mobile Services.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565445&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 10/10/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Click here to see in your local time: http://bit.ly/15lH5FJ

Recording Available, please visit LiveMeeting URL for the event


#4 - Getting Started with Windows Azure Virtual Machines: Why & How?

Title: Getting Started with Windows Azure Virtual Machines: Why & How
Description: Virtual Machines in the Cloud. In this session, learn how to create and deliver solutions using Windows Azure Virtual Machines. Create and use Windows Servers or Linux Servers or select from available images including SQL Server, SharePoint Server, LAMP, Django, MySQL, etc. We'll also cover best practices and tips of creating a VM, securing it. When and why you should use it, what are the differences of between Web Sites, Virtual Machines, Mobile Services and Cloud Services.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565449&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 10/22/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Click here to see in your local time: http://bit.ly/15lHwzM

Recording Available, please visit LiveMeeting URL for the event


#5 - Cloud Storage Basics: Table (NoSQL), Blob, Queues, Tools

Title: Cloud Storage Basics: Table (NoSQL), Blob, Queues, Tools
Description: Welcome to cloud storage, durable, scalable, reliable, fast and cheap. It's really hard to believe but it's true. In this session we'll cover the basics of Windows Azure Storage Services including Table Storage, Blob Storage, Queues. How you can create and integrate with these services, SDKs, APIs and tools. Integrating with your services and applications, monitoring and getting the most out of Windows Azure Storage.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565451&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 10/31/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Click here to see in your local time: http://bit.ly/18RoHPY

Recording Available, please visit LiveMeeting URL for the event


#6 - Manage your Relational Data in the Cloud: Database-as-a-Service

Title: Manage your Relational Data in the Cloud: Database-as-a-Service
Description:
Database-as-a-Service is an interesting concept. Windows Azure SQL Database is a fully-managed, scalable service based on SQL Server technology and this session introduces the basics of managing and storing your relational data in the cloud. Tips, tricks, best practices for creating a SQL database, migrating your existing databases, differences between SQL Server and Windows Azure SQL Database and monitoring methods will be covered in this session.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565109&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 11/05/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Click here to see in your local time: http://bit.ly/18Rp39h

Recording Available, please visit LiveMeeting URL for the event


#7 - Cloud Service in Windows Azure? What is this? Why?

Title: Cloud Service in Windows Azure? What is this? Why?
Description:
Cloud computing grants multiple choices for each solution. Cloud Services in Windows Azure stands for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution and has many advantages for development, versioning, caching and scalability. In this session, we'll introduce Windows Azure Cloud Services and revisit the differences between Web Sites, Virtual Machines, Mobile Services and Cloud Services. Web Roles, Worker Roles, Cache Roles will be covered. You can use .NET, PHP, Node.js, Java and Python to develop Cloud Services.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565119&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 11/12/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Click here to see in your local time: http://bit.ly/15lIyM9

Recording Available, please visit LiveMeeting URL for the event


#8 - Advanced Web Sites, Custom Domains, SSL, Open Source, Scalability, Source Control

Title: Advanced Web Sites, Custom Domains, SSL, Open Source, Scalability, Source Control
Description:
Now, it's time to increase your knowledge on Windows Azure Web Sites. How to use Custom Domains, adding SSL, Open Source integration, Scalability concepts, Source Control Integration, Team Foundation Service are covered in this session. Use Visual Studio, Web Matrix or another IDE to create and deploy your Web Site. Go to next level with best practices, security, integration with Mobile Services or Cloud Services.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565134&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 11/25/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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Recording Available, please visit LiveMeeting URL for the event


#9 - WAMSA #2: Windows Azure Mobile Services Academy Windows Azure Media Services

Title: WAMSA #2: Windows Azure Mobile Services Academy
Description: In this session we'll start developing an application from scratch with Windows Azure Mobile Services. Multi-chat application running on multiple platforms, integrated with multiple authentication methods and supports integrated translation. Advanced topics such as Custom API, Periodic or Customized Push Notifications and Scheduler Jobs will be covered to help you to go to next level.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565146&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 11/26/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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Recording Available, please visit LiveMeeting URL for the event


#10 - Moving your infrastructure to Cloud: VMs, Networks, VPN

Title: Moving your infrastructure to Cloud: VMs, Networks, VPN
Description:
Virtual Machines has been covered in previous sessions, in this session we'll cover advanced topics for Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. Storage planning, performance, security best practices will be covered for Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks, Site-to-Site VPN, Point-to-Site VPN will be covered as well.
LiveMeeting URL: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032565150&Culture=en-TR&community=0
Date/Time: 12/10/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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