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9:00am–1:00pm PDT October 9, 2014

Developers and IT Pros, do you want to make management of Azure resources more efficient? If you want faster and more repeatable application deployments across all of your Azure environments, add to your skill set and walk through Azure resource management. Join the experts to experience the new declarative model at work, complete with templates to define and deploy your infrastructure resources.

9:00am–5:00pm PDT October 8, 2014

Devs, want to translate your MVC .NET skills to the web platform? Join popular presenters Stacey Mulcahy and Dave Voyles for an exploration of single page apps and a look at Visual Studio and Internet Explorer tools to add structure to your projects. Take advantage of jQuery and AngularJS, enable your content to work within a browser and within Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps, and deploy your apps to Azure.

9:00am–5:00pm PDT October 15, 2014

Developers, if you want to play with node.js and to incorporate two-way communication into applications, join popular experts Stacey Mulcahy and Rami Sayar to see how to do just that. By the end of day, you know how to set up node.js on your Windows machine, develop a web front end with Express, deploy an Express app to Azure, use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and create a chatroom application.

9:00am–5:00pm PDT October 20, 2014

Devs, get a deep dive into the dev/test portion of DevOps and application lifecycle management (ALM). Join leading experts Bret Stateham, Cale Teeter, and Charles Sterling as they explore modern tools for unit testing, functional UI testing, load testing, and more. See helpful demos on debugging Azure workloads using Visual Studio, and learn about the fundamentals of source control in TFS. Don't miss it!

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See the broad capabilities of Windows Azure, some storage design patterns and best practice techniques, and then a variety of tips and tricks so you can get started today.

Instructor | Andrew Edwards – Microsoft Principal SDE; Jai Haridas – Microsoft Principal Development Manager

29 Points
Level 200
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Developers and IT pros, get an overview of Windows Azure SQL Database and learn how to create and work with SQL Database for common scenarios. The session focuses on overall architecture, management, and developer topics.

Instructor | Chris J.T. Auld - Intergen Limited/CTO; Greg Leake - Microsoft Technical Product Manager

60 Points
Level 200
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See what you missed on IT Pro IaaS Day! Learn how to integrate Windows Azure virtual machines (VMs) into your infrastructure. If you’re an experienced IT Pro but you haven’t spent much time with Windows Azure VMs, you’ll appreciate these real-world examples on Windows Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Cheryl McGuire and Ronald Beekelaar walk you through the basics of creating and configuring VMs, virtual networks, and cross-premises communication. They discuss the “what, why, and how” of virtualization, along with details about managing VMs, how they behave in Windows Azure, and how to configure good network communication to get things up and running in the cloud. 

Instructor | Cheryl McGuire - Microsoft Technical Writer; Ronald Beekelaar - Founder, Virsoft Solutions

70 Points
Level 200
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If you're wondering how to use Windows Azure as a hosting environment for your SQL Server virtual machines (VMs), join the experts as they walk you through it, with practical, real-world demos. SQL Server in Windows Azure VM is an easy and full-featured way to be up and running in 10 minutes with a database server in the cloud. You use it on demand and pay as you go, and you get the full functionality of your own data center. For short-term test environments, it is a popular choice. SQL Server in Azure VM also includes pre-built data warehouse images and business intelligence features. Take this opportunity to learn more about it.

Instructor | Darmadi Komo – Microsoft Senior Technical Product Manager; Luis Carlos Vargas Herring – Microsoft Senior Program Manager; Xin Jin – Microsoft Program Manager; Olivier Matrat – Microsoft Principal Program Manager Lead

51 Points
Level 200
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Website developers, here's your chance to learn how you can use Windows Azure to develop, deploy, and scale your large-scale web apps in a matter of minutes. If you're new to Windows Azure, this is a good starting point for finding out how it can help you save on time and resources, integrate with Office 365 and Elastic Search, and broaden your audience. Experienced users, this is an opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the product and to find out about new features, such as the website capability model and the storage object distribution pattern. You'll find out what you need to know from the people who developed the features.

Instructor | James Chambers - Microsoft ASP.NET/IIS MVP; Tejaswi Redkar - Microsoft Director, Business Programs

79 Points
Level 200
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Want to 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? Watch this demo-rich learning session, featuring migration tools and a sample app that utilizes both Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services.

Instructor | Selcin Gursoy Turkarslan– Senior Writer, Microsoft; Darmadi Komo - Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft

43 Points
Level 100
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