What we're about

Who we are?
This group is for anyone who is interested in keeping on top of the latest changes and developments in Microsoft Azure and wants to learn about how to take advantage of them in their field. Join us for our technical break out sessions and enjoy a chat with fellow technology enthusiasts afterwards.
Meetings will be held on a monthly basis or when we will have special guest from interstate on overseas in town. Join the group to ensure you're not missing out on any meetups.

Code of Conduct:
Our user group adheres to the Microsoft Tech Groups code of conduct. https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/azure-tech-groups/code-of-conduct#all-group-members-should-follow
Key points you need to know are:

  • Treat everyone with respect, kindness, and empathy.
  • Use welcoming and inclusive language.
  • Be thoughtful in how you communicate in person and online.
  • Don’t be destructive or inflammatory.
  • Gracefully accept constructive criticism.
  • Listen with purpose and create space for others’ communication preferences.
  • Reach out to the organizers if you need anything.

Upcoming events (3)

Event Share - Microsoft Build 2023 After Party - Panel Discussion

This event is a cross-share for the Melbourne Azure Builders UG: https://www.meetup.com/azure-builders-melbourne/

Microsoft Build 2023 After Party
Been a WOW morning with some big news and features being released at Build 2023. So much going on in this space. Still time to register!
Whats going on with Azure ? We want to introduce an amazing panel of speakers. The panel will be working through some of the major updates coming out of build, and then we have some open session for any questions and comments. Sure there will be many, bring them all along.
Our Panellist
Lachlan White (Chief Technology Officer at LAB3 | HashiCorp Ambassador | CNCF Amabssador | MAICD)
William Liebenberg (SSW Solution Architect) - Software and App Modenization
Chris Olsen (Senior Cloud Solution Architect, Data & AI at Microsoft)
Data and AI
Brendan Thompson (Principal Engineer at Azenix | HashiCorp Ambassador)
Lachlan Wright (Principal Engineer at Azenix)
Jorge Arteiro (Microsoft Advocate | Mentor | Speaker | Community Leader)

[Placeholder] Dual Session - Azure OpenAI & OCI Azure United

Microsoft Melbourne

Azure OpenAI Services -
Summary TBC

OCI and Azure United | Leveraging OCI Azure Interconnect and ODSA for Superior Multi-Cloud Solutions
Join us to explore the fascinating intricacies of OCI Multi-Cloud Solutions in this deep-dive session. Delve into the Oracle Interconnect for Azure, a strategic solution offering a seamless migration path to a multi-cloud environment, fostering Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Microsoft Azure interoperability. Understand the architectural specifics and the benefits of this low-latency private connection between the two cloud giants. Learn Oracle Database Service for Azure, an Oracle-managed service enabling swift provisioning and management of Oracle Database services on OCI, with a familiar Azure-like experience, and integrates with Azure to build robust applications. This session is ideal for IT professionals desiring a comprehensive technical understanding of Oracle-Azure integration.

Speaker Profile
Janaka Rangama
Business Development Director – Distributed & Multi-Cloud Specialist
Oracle Corporation
Janaka Rangama is a seasoned IT professional with an expansive career spanning multiple continents. He is a former 7 x Microsoft Azure MVP focusing on multi-Cloud solutions. His expertise includes distributed, multi-cloud and edge computing solutions. Janaka is also a published author and a sought-after speaker, sharing his insights and knowledge across the globe.

[placeholder] Microsoft Fabric - What you need to know

Microsoft Melbourne

This session will focus on the Microsoft Fabric solution announced at build.

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