Why Azure Service Fabric Will Rock Your World! - Jason Milgram / Erick Bacallao


Build and operate always-on, scalable, distributed apps, simplify microservices development and application lifecycle management, and reliably scale and orchestrate containers and microservices. Focus on building applications and business logic, and let Azure solve the hard distributed systems problems such as reliability, scalability, management, and latency. Service Fabric is the foundational technology powering core Azure infrastructure as well as other Microsoft services such as Skype for Business, Intune, Azure Event Hubs, Azure Data Factory, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure SQL Database, Dynamics 365, and Cortana. Designed to deliver highly available and durable services at cloud-scale, Azure Service Fabric intrinsically understands the available infrastructure and resource needs of applications, enabling automatic scale, rolling upgrades, and self-healing from faults when they occur.


Jason Milgram is the Azure Practice Director at Champion Solutions Group headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Jason has been working with computers ever since he bought his first, a Timex/Sinclair 1000 in 6th grade and taught himself BASIC programming. Prior to Champion Jason has worked in IT for clients such as IBM, the U.S. Department of Justice, Florida Power and Light, Chase Manhattan Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kodak and Iris Associates (creator of Lotus Notes). He was also a sergeant in the US Army Reserve, serving from 1990 to 1998. Jason was educated at the University of Cincinnati and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management. As a public speaker, Jason has given over 100 public presentations since 2009 on topics including cloud computing, Microsoft Azure, Enterprise Mobility + Security, and launching a tech start-up.

Erick Bacallao is a Lead Software Engineer at Champion Solutions Group. Erick comes from Cuba where he won 2 national coding contests and graduated of Computer Science at the University of Havana. He has been coding since he was 10 years old, starting from Pascal and now focusing on .NET and Cloud Computing. Erick has 7+ years of experience leading software developers. He is a lover of technology, democracy, Internet, Huskies and Azure.

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