Event Notes

Overview of the Microsoft Azure Serverless Platform

September 26, 2017 // 1 Comment

Speakers: Chris Anderson, Senior Program Manager Raman Sharma, Senior Product Marketing Manager Evolution of Application Platforms We used to build applications on-premises. Find h/w, find someone to set it up, and then the bits, networking, etc. Counter to productivity. IaaS meant that a VM could [...]

Azure Files With Sync

September 26, 2017 // 1 Comment

Speakers: Klaas Langhout, Principal Program Manager, Azure Storage Mine Tanrinian Demir, Principal Program Manager, Azure Storage This is the one feature that is announced this week that I know for certain will turn into business for my customers so I’ve been looking forward to it finally going [...]

Azure Compute: New Features & Roadmap

September 25, 2017 // 3 Comments

Speaker: Corey Sanders, Director of Compute, Azure, Microsoft Lots of stuff that hasn’t been talked about yet. Compute Through The Ages Some old PCs, aa rack, a video of Monkey Boy doing developers developers developers, tablets, the cloud, and an alien (Quantum Computing). Digital Transformation [...]

Enable IoT Solutions with Windows 10 IoT Platform

September 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

Speakers: Adi Hariharan (Group Marketing Manager Windows IoT) and Jimmy Chen (Senior Consultant PDS Sales – IoT) This is an introduction to IoT. Cuts Across Industries You cannot avoid IoT. It is spreading everywhere in all parts of life. Manufacturing, smart cities, transportation, retail, [...]

Scott Guthrie Keynote Ignite

September 25, 2017 // 3 Comments

Scott Guthrie is presenting on Azure and server solutions. Defining aspect: ability to release new features at scales and speed that were never possible before, e.g. IoT. Lots of cool stuff, but it’s often overwhelming. Expectations by employers is super-high. There’s worries about [...]

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Keynote Notes

September 25, 2017 // 2 Comments

I’m live blogging from Microsoft Ignite in Orlando. Hit refresh to read more. Before the Keynote The score so far: Orlando: 10 Chicago: Minus 5 trillion This place is huge and the crowds are huge. But getting here was easy. My hotel is a good bit up “I-Drive” in Orlando, but it took less than [...]

Inspire 2017 Day 1 Keynote

July 10, 2017 // 2 Comments

What We Know So Far There’s been lots of talk and sharing about Azure Stack. Lenovo and HPE have opened up orders. Microsoft has also announced availability of the Azure Stack Development Kit, the free single-server deployment (what we saw in the Preview program). A DJ is DJ-ing on a Surface [...]

Ignite 2016 – Storage Spaces Direct

September 30, 2016 // 12 Comments

Read the notes from the session recording (original here) on Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) and hyper-converged infrastructure, which was one of my most anticipated sessions of Microsoft Ignite 2016. The presenters were: Claus Joergensen: Program Manager Cosmos Darwin, [...]
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