Which Microsoft Framework Am I Supposed to Use?

This talk has been retired. For 15 years, the biggest decision was whether it was time to upgrade to the latest .NET framework or not. Now there is the .NET Framework, .NET Core, and .NET Standard. So many options and it not completely obvious which one (or ones) you should be using. During this session, […]

Serverless in Action

Abstract Have you ever needed the ability to develop something simple for a business request but did not want to go through the trouble of creating a full application? Well, that is where Azure Functions comes into play. Azure Functions provides a serverless computer service that enables you to run code on-demand without having to […]

Graphing Your Way Through the Cosmos

Abstract Data as it appears in the real world is naturally connected, but traditional data modeling focuses on entities which can cause for complicated joins of these naturally connected data. That is where graph databases come in as they store data more like what happens naturally in the real world. Sure, there a lot of […]

Getting Started With Azure SQL Database

Azure SQL Database is a cloud-based relationship database service based on Microsoft’s SQL Server engine. It delivers predictable performance, dynamic scalability, and robust data protection so you can focus on front-end application development rather than managing machines and infrastructure. SQL Database supports existing SQL Server tools, libraries, and APIs, making it simple to migrate existing […]

Getting Started with Azure DevOps

DevOps is about people, process, and products; DevOps is about continually getting better in delivering value to your customers. Getting it right requires a lot of effort, but the benefits to your organization and customers are tremendous. Microsoft has a fantastic set of products that can help you get the most out of the cloud […]

Getting Gremlins to Improve Your Data

Data as it appears in the real world is naturally connected, but traditional data modeling focuses on entities which can cause for complicated joins of naturally connected data. This is were graph databases come in as they store data more like what happens naturally in the real world. But how do you get started? During […]

Intro to Azure Communication Services

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Cosmos

Abstract Microsoft recently announced the Azure Communication Services which “brings rich communication APIs to all your application across any device, on any platform, using the same reliable and secure infrastructure that powers Microsoft Teams.” During this session, you will learn what this new service has to offer and we’ll step through a couple of use […]

Event-Driven Architecture in the Cloud

Abstract Event-driven architectures is a versatile approach to designing and integrating complex software systems with loosely coupled components. While not a new concept, event-driven architecture is seeing a new life as applications move to cloud as it provides much more robust possibilities to solve business problems of today and in the future. In this session, […]

Delivering Real-Time Data with Azure

As business rely more and more on their data, more demands are made to put this data in the hands of users as fast as possible. In this session, you will learn how to build real-time dashboards without managing any infrastructure, using only Azure services and Power BI capabilities. Learn how to push data into […]