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Microsoft Innovate On is a 1 day event aimed to rapidly help an organization become familiar with many of the business and technology areas of Microsoft Windows Azure. (Audience: Independent software Vendors, Developers, Architects, Project leaders, Business & Technical Decision makers)


Summary

Microsoft Innovate On is a 1 day event aimed to rapidly help an organization become familiar with many of the business and technology areas of Microsoft Windows Azure.

The format of the event will comprise of two sets of sessions. The morning set of sessions is aimed primarily at business and technology decisions makers looking for an overview of what Windows Azure is, what migration assistance you can expect and what to look out for, TCO tools, etc. The afternoon will focus on going into a deep technical dive accompanied with Hands-on-Labs and is targeted towards developers wishing to understand more about data storage & retrieval, SQL Azure, compute instances and many other areas. Windows Azure account tokens will be distributed during the event that you can use for the labs and to start building and testing you own applications at no cost! Lunch and coffee will be included.

Audience

Independent software Vendors, Developers, Architects, Project leaders, Business & Technical Decision makers.

Agenda
08:30 - 09:00Registration
09:00 - 10:00Introduction to cloud computing and Windows Azure
10:00 - 10:30Cloud Scenarios (Application migration strategies, Disposable computing, Dynamic scale, Prototyping and Multitenant applications)
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:45Building your business on Azure (Determine offerings, Understand how Azure bills, TCO calculator and Partner programs)
11:45 - 12:30Developing on Windows Azure (Developer training, software requirements, getting setup and monitoring Azure)
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
Deep-Dive sessions and Hand's-on-Labs
13:30 - 14:45Hello Azure (getting started with Web Roles, worker roles, basic configuration and debugging in the cloud) inc. Hand's-on-Lab 1
14:45 - 16:00Working with storage (Blobs, tables, queues and file storage) inc. Hand's-on-Lab 2
16:30 - 17:15SQL Azure (Setting it up, SQL Azure firewall, Remote management and Migrating data) inc. Hand's-on-Lab 3
17:15 - 17:30Closing

Venue

Cyprus Olympic Park (ample free parking will be available, for directions below)

Cost

Free (but spaces are limited so please reserve you place as early as possible).

RSVP

Please reply to i-karld@microsoft.com or register by clicking "Register now!" button on top of the page, if you are planning to attend.

Address: Cyprus Olympic Park
Last time update 20.09.2010
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