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Microsoft Jump Start Series

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Want to quickly build and deploy apps to the cloud? Or learn to move existing .NET line of business (LOB) apps there? Learn how from entertaining and informative experts Bruno Terkaly, the “James Bond of Microsoft,” and the popular Bret Stateham, organizer of the SoCal and LA Code Camps. They speak your language, including .NET, node.js, PHP, Python, and more. Sign up now, and be sure to get the free Microsoft Azure trial so you can follow the demos.

April 23, 2014 9:00am-1:30pm PDT

Developers, do you want to quickly build and deploy apps to the cloud? Join this Developer Camp, explore the latest Microsoft Azure development tools and technologies, and leave with code running in the cloud! Entertaining and informative experts help you to build your first cloud-native app and to deploy it into an auto-management environment. Sign up for the free Microsoft Azure trial so you can follow the demos during the Camp, and get ready to create infrastructure at the "speed of code."

April 24, 2014 9:00am-3pm PDT

Do you have existing .NET line of business (LOB) applications to modernize and move into the cloud? Join our entertaining experts as they teach you how and why to do just that, along with how to secure your database and services with Active Directory and how to build a modern enterprise client for your application. Sign up for the free Microsoft Azure trial so you can follow the demos during the Camp and gain the critical skills that all modern developers need to know.

April 29-May 1, 2014 9-5 PDT (days 1 & 2), 9-12 PDT (day 3)

If you're a .NET or Silverlight app developer who wants to design and build Windows Phone 8.1 apps using XAML and C#, don't miss this exciting event. Learn all you need to get started building apps for Windows Phone 8.1 and universal apps targeting both Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1. Sign up now to make your apps world-ready!

(To prepare for the course, download the Windows Phone SDK, which includes all the tools you need to get started. And check out the Windows Phone sessions from Build 2014

April 29, 2014 9:00am-5:00pm PDT

If you have a great data warehouse built on SQL Server 2012 and need to scale out and speed up to meet business insight needs, join Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) experts to get the details on PDW—a massively parallel processing appliance which can improve your data loading and query response time as much as 100x. It even tackles your Big Data and business intelligence needs and joins Hadoop and relational data—without expensive system redesigns.

April 30, 2014 9:00am-1:00pm PDT

So much data. So many users. What's an IT Pro to do? In this full-day session, Sanjay Soni, Microsoft Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, highlights the latest in self-service BI tools and technology, including the recently announced a new add-in to connect with SAP BusinessObjects BI, offering even greater reliability, insights, and governance. Learn to beyond the same old reports, build visual models, and collaborate with your user, in this informative Jump Start.

May 1, 2014 9:00am-1:00pm PDT

SQL Server developers, learn how to build and deploy apps running SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines. Or find out how to move existing on-premises databases and applications to the cloud as-is.

May 7, 2014 9:00am-2:00pm PDT

What can DevOps for IT Pros do for you and your organization? For starters, it can help you accelerate delivery of software and updates, optimize resources, reduce mean time to repair, improve application quality, and even bolster your career. Want to hear more? Join DevOps Expert David Tesar and IT Pro Evangelist Morgan Webb for a high-level session. They explore high-level, on-premises, and public cloud scenarios, highlighting System Center, Azure, and Visual Studio Online technologies. Bring your questions!

May 8, 2014 9:00am-5:00pm PDT

If you're interested in security and want to protect your data in the real world, join Certified Ethical Hacker Erdal Ozkaya and Premier Field Engineer Milad Aslaner as they share entertaining demos and practical applications to show how Windows 8.1 addresses security as a whole system, one layer at a time. Don't miss this lively and informative look at how to stop hackers and malware engineers.

May 21-22, 2014 9:00am-11:00am PDT

With Microsoft Azure and System Center 2012 R2, IT Pros can easily extend on-premises networks to the cloud—securely and seamlessly. Solve pressing IT issues with hybrid cloud solutions that you can implement today. In this IT Camp, explore how to manage more data without more hardware, protect data with off-site backups, and prepare for disaster recovery. Watch this pre-recorded session with live Q&A, and learn from the experts. Be sure to sign up for the free Microsoft Azure trial so you can follow the demos during the session.

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