March 29, 2014 · 9:00 AM
Global Windows Azure Bootcamp 2014 (#GWAB) is a free one-day training event, taking place on the 29th of March 2014 in several venues worldwide, driven by local Windows Azure community enthusiasts and experts. It consists of a day of sessions and labs based on the Windows Azure Training Kit. The event has been originally designed by 5 Windows Azure MVPs in order to benefit the local community members and teach essential Windows Azure skills and know-how. While supported by several sponsors, including Microsoft, the event is completely independent and community- driven.
9AM - 9:10AM
Windows Azure Overview - Dan Fluet, Tallan, Inc.
An overview of the Windows Azure platform and suggestions on ways you can be successful in leveraging the platform.
Topics to be discussed include:
Cloud Computing overview
Windows Azure platform in general
What should and what should not run in the cloud
Windows Azure Websites
Windows Azure Cloud Services
Windows Azure Virtual Machines
"Building Block" Services
WordPress on Windows Azure - Alex Melching
Learn how to create a WordPress site on Windows Azure, its supported publishing platforms, remote management options, custom domains, multi-site configuration, adding an additional site, and a deep dive into the Windows Azure portal for web sites.
Azure Websites with MongoDB (via MongoLab) - Joey Schluchter
Learn how to easily deploy a node.js website with a MongoDB datastore to Azure using git. If time permits, we will run through an ASP.net MVC website deployment via visualstudio.com to Azure.
Closing message & Giveaways