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A Lap around Azure App Service
Milan Nankov | Level: Intermediate
Azure App Service has grown tremendously since it has been announced back in 2015. The service has matured and it is now one of the most advanced PaaS offerings for building web and mobile applications for any platform and any device. This presentation will demonstrate the features that Azure App Service has to offer and how they can help you build robust and scalable applications. We will take a look at Web Apps, Mobile Apps, API Apps, and Logic Apps. We will discuss what Azure App Service can offer in terms of deployment, maintenance, and scaling. We will also talk about the newest addition to Azure App Service called App Service on Linux and its support for Docker containers.
Be the almighty creator of intelligence with Azure Bot Service
Radoslav Gatev | Level: Intermediate
The world becomes a virtual reality and things like bots are gaining more and more popularity. Organizations start to use them to intelligently transform business processes such as customer services, helpdesks and generally information retrieval. We will learn how we can leverage our existing skills in Azure to build intelligent creatures. We'll see how we can create an unique mix of services and frameworks like Microsoft Bot Framework, Azure Functions, Azure Search, Machine learning and Cognitive services to accomplish our goals. The session shows at a glance the different integration options with services such as Skype, Microsoft Teams, Slack, Messenger and many others.
Stretching SQL Server database in Azure
Margarita Naumova | Level: Begginer
In SQL Server 2016, Stretch Database stores your historical data in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Stretch Database leverages the resources in Microsoft Azure to offload archival data storage and query processing. In this session you will learn what the stretch database is, how it works and what do you need to consider when you decide to implement it for your large databases. Speakers: Magi Naumova and Iva Velkova, Inspirit
10 Customizations in VSTS (that were never possible before)
Martin Kulov | Level: Begginer
There are some common customization requests you get from your managers. What they usually need is detailed tracking, aligning the development workflow with organizational structure and improved efficiency daily. This session will show how to customize your experience in VSTS to meet these demands. As VSTS is a mature product now there new features were never available before. Attend this session to learn all about VSTS customization and start getting the benefits within your company.
Demystifying Operations Management Suite
Stanislav Zhelyazkov | Level: Intermediate
Presenter: Stanislav Zhelyazkov is 4 times Microsoft MVP, Author of the only free book for OMS - Inside OMS and Azure and OMS expert. Session: OMS is a set of services for managing your on-premises or cloud resources (Azure or any cloud). In this session we will go trough the basics of two of its services - Log Analytics and Automation. We will have a look at what solutions we have out-of-the-box, partner and community ones and how we can build our own.
IoT with Influx Time Series and Azure Machine Learning
Ivo Andreev | Level: Intermediate
Devices from the IoT realm generate data in a rate and magnitude that make it practically impossible to retrieve valuable information without support of adequate AI engines. Although being one among many solutions available, Azure ML has proved to be a great balance between flexibility, usability and affordable price. Storing and serving billions of data measurements over time is also a non-trivial task addressed by the special class of Time Series DBs. Out of these, InfluxDB has the largest popularity, provides comprehensive documentation and above all - is available open source. This session is about managing and understanding IoT data. Check this out and see how InfluxDB and Azure Machine Learning could support real life problems in building IoT solutions.
Securing your SQL Enviornment in Azure
Kaloyan Kosev | Level: Intermediate
SQL enviornments in Azure can be as secure as your on premise databases or even more, and Yes, I had trouble believing thas as well. Join me in a security focused session where we will cover the basis and all the cool and fancy stuff Azure has to offer.
Azure Functions - from start to MMO Game Server
Ivan Vlaevski | Level: Begginer
Session will start with Azure Functions basics and will go in direction to completing a simple example of Cloud Game Server. We try to cover: different types of triggering and different types of respond communication; best practices and continuous integration. At the end - we play the game
Microsoft Azure IoT Suite
Julian Sapoundzhiev | Level: Begginer
Get started quickly with Microsoft Azure IoT Suite. Use preconfigured solutions, and accelerate the development of your Internet of Things (IoT) solution. Basic Walkthrough.
Prediction with Azure Machine Learning and Cortana Intelligence Suit
Ivan Donev | Level: Begginer
Scared of starting Machine Learning? Wondering what it is all about? Trying to find a way to deploy your models in real life scenarios? Or just curious what possibilities are out there? Well, let's take an hour and review what Azure ML is, how to get started, deploy our first model and see a real life solution in action!
Azure Unchained: Blockchains in the cloud
Valentin Bonev | Level: Begginer
Introduction to blockchain and Blockchain as a Service within Azure. The discussion would cover how blockchains can be used in practice to solve real world challenges.
Benefits of using Application Insights
Dimitar Mitev | Level: Begginer
Logging and application overview is the secret weapon of the developer, so we are going to take a look at Application Insights which provides both. AppInsights is a powerful tools that is useful not only for the developers but also for the business people involved in the project, so we will see how it is working and what benefits can we have while using it.
Azure Logic Apps with Enterprise Connectors
Nikolay Popov | Level: Intermediate
A lap around Azure Logic Apps, EAI and the enterprise connectors
Hybrid SQL Server backup strategies with Azure
Miroslav Dimitrov | Level: Begginer
We will cover different possibilities and opportunities to utilize Azure in your SQL backup strategies. Join me in this session to explore how Azure can be useful in this situation and when it is applicable to be used.
How we optimized our infrastructure thanks to Azure
Dimitar Georgiev | Level: Begginer
Having a team of only developers might be hard to maintain complex infrastructure. With Microsoft Azure we manage many instances / databases in several regions without DevOps or DB administrator. We will go through some of the nice optimizations that Azure is offering.
Servers? We don't need no stinking servers!
Wekoslav Stefanovski | Level: Begginer
In the past few years, the terms serverless computing and microservices has been thrown around a lot, and it seems lots of people that use them do not understand what they are, and more importantly, what they aren't. We'll try to provide some overview, along with a couple of definitions, a recap of the history, and speculation on the future - and of course, demo how Azure fits into the serverless story.
AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud: Practical comparison
Mihail Al. Mateev | Level: Intermediate
AWS and Azure are the only 2 cloud providers that appeared in the “Leaders” quadrant published by Gartner. But, how similar or different are they? AWS leads the cloud space with the right combination of tools in a single platform. Microsoft Azure is a close second offering the best management tools and the most developed PaaS tire. Google Cloud is the next most promising cloud player and is gaining the ground fast. This talk is a practical between these platforms that covers features overview, connectivity, pricing, vertical solutions for different industries with many practical examples. The other speakers for this talk are Radoslav Stankov and Boris Simandoff
Case study: Leveraging the Azure to improve world wide web site performance
Nikolay Dinev | Level: Begginer
The session describes case study of Fortune 500 company which migrate their website to Azure. One of main driver of migration to Azure is to improve response time and end user experience of website. Session will present 3 architectures based on IaaS and PaaS Azure Services created during the project, including designs that didn’t work as expected. Designs will show how to use Azure WebApps, Traffic Manager, CDN, Storage Blob, Azure Automation, Redis Cache etc. Note: This is presentation about Azure Architectures and lessons learned no Visual Studio here :)