Come see TWO awesome talks this night!
5:30 - 6:00: Networking | 6:00 - 8:00: Presentation and Pizza
Expand Your Backpack with Azure Storage
by Benjamin Gavin
Windows Azure comes with a lot of different storage options, this talk with cover the basics on the available storage technology choices and some sample usage scenarios that help exercise the strengths of the specific storage type, along with some lessons learned in using the various storage methods. Topics covered include Blob, Table and Queue storage, including the new Table Storage Client 2.0 access patterns.
Prepare to Fail: Trust no Cloud
by Curtis Gibeaut Jr
This presentation will cover the difference between architecting a solution for the cloud versus an on premise system, or better yet what are you even doing wrong with your on premise architecture. What do you do when the database vanishes? What happens when a hurricane takes out a data center? Building systems that are resilient to common outages produced by commodity hardware in the cloud is challenging. You will learn some techniques that you can apply to make your product survive in this sometimes dangerous environment