This month will be two fantastic sessions on building integration solutions in the cloud. If you have some of your software systems running on-premises and some in the cloud, this is the session you do not want to miss.
There are more details to come, but essentially this is the agenda for the night:
Session #1: Introduction to Windows Azure Service Bus
Overview: The Windows Azure Service Bus (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/ee732537.aspx) provides a hosted, secure, and widely available infrastructure for widespread communication, large-scale event distribution, naming, and service publishing. In this session Dan will provide an overview of the Service Bus and it's features, and explain how easy it is to use both the “relayed” and “brokered” messaging capabilities.
Speaker: Dan Toomey (http://www.mexia.com.au/dan-toomey/) is a Consultant for Mexia (http://www.mexia.com.au), a Microsoft Certified Azure Developer, and a Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist in BizTalk Server. During his 12 years of experience in the IT industry, Dan has helped a number of large private and government organisation solve their enterprise integration problems using Microsoft technologies. He founded the Brisbane BizTalk User Group (http://www.briztalk.org/) in 2005 and has presented at many of its sessions since then. He’s also presented at numerous Barcamps in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.
Session #2: Introduction to NServiceBus
Overview: NServiceBus (http://nservicebus.com/) is an open-source service bus for .NET, with v3.0 now supporting the Windows Azure Service Bus for it's transport layer. Based on state of the art patterns from SOA and proven object-oriented practices, NServiceBus enables parallel service layer development, version tolerant message schemas, as well as fluent business-process unit testing.
Speaker: Jimmy Pelletier is an NServiceBus trainer, consultant and organiser of the Alt.Net user group in Melbourne.
As usual, please RSVP so we get the right amount of food & beer, and please BRING A COLLEAGUE with you!