Tactics in Cloud Application Development, For Developers, For Managing IT

CVT01 Overview of the Windows Azure Platform


11:00am - 12:15pm

Eric Boyd

Eric D. Boyd

Founder and CEO


Cloud computing is one of the most significant shifts for our industry in many years. Many technology companies have Cloud solutions, but understanding the offerings can be challenging. This session will help you understand the capabilities and components that make up Microsoft's Windows Azure Platform. We will do a lap around the Windows Azure platform and consider Microsoft's vision, the technology, business considerations and common application scenarios for using Windows Azure. You will leave with a foundational understanding of Windows Azure and practical guidance on when and how to use it.

You will learn:
• Microsoft's vision and strategy for Azure
• Understanding of the Azure Fabric and when to use each component
• How you can get started developing for Azure