This is a 2-day deep dive program to help prepare you to deliver solutions on the Windows Azure Platform. We have worked to bring the region’s best Azure experts together to teach you how to work in the cloud. Each day will be filled with training, discussion, reviewing real scenarios, and hands on labs. Snacks and drinks will be provided, however we advise you to make your own lunch arrangements prior to the event. You will need to bring a computer loaded with the software listed below.  AGENDA: 1.    Intro to Cloud Computing and Azure;  2.  Web Roles; 3.  Messages and Queues; 4.  Using Azure Tables;  5. Using BLOB Storage;  6. Worker Roles;  7. Diagnostics and Service Management;  8. SQL Azure; 9. Connecting with AppFabric; 10. Cloud Computing Scenarios; 11.   Available Resources.  What do I need to bring:  During the boot camp you will have opportunities to practice what you learn with labs. Having all of your software ready will make it easier to dive into the yummy goodness of exploring the labs. The lab files package will be given to you during the event .If you want to have everything loaded into a virtual PC that would be even better. In order to run these labs you will need to bring:  Power strip or extension cord;  A computer or laptop:  Operating Systems Supported: Windows 7; Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Vista Service Pack 1; Windows Vista Service Pack 2  -  Microsoft Visual Studio 2010,  SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (or above);   Install the SDK and Tools

Waukesha, WI

25-26-Jan-2010

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23-24-Feb-2010

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9-10-Mar-2010

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20-21-Apr-2010

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