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  • [ONLINE MEETING] Don’t Pass on PaaS

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    As an application developer or architect, how can you get started with modernizing your applications to take advantage of cloud-native services, such as queues, secret stores, application performance management, and more? Whether you can begin a greenfield project, or you have a mature codebase to migrate to Azure, this session will introduce you to several PaaS services, including Azure Storage, Key Vault, and Application Insights. In addition to the basics about the services, you’ll learn about the available SDKs, best practices Presenter: Sven Aelterman is a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, where he works with US educational institutions. Prior to his current role, Sven was director of IT and lecturer in Information Systems for the Sorrell College of Business at Troy University. In 2015, he started work with customers of Sorrell Solutions, L.L.C. (a business services firm owned by the Troy University Foundation) as Cloud Software Architect. His favorite project is the design, development, and operation of a specialized EHR for school-located vaccination clinic providers. In 2012, he co-authored “The Art of SQL Server FILESTREAM,” published by Red Gate Books. In 2018, a second co-authored book, “SQL Server 2017 Administration Inside OUT,” was published by Microsoft Press. Most recently, the updated “SQL Server 2019 Administration Inside OUT” became available. Sven is married to Ebony and they have a son, Edward, and a daughter, Sofia. They recently moved to Mount Juliet, TN. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting: https://eur04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/ap/t-59584e83/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fteams.microsoft.com%2Fl%2Fmeetup-join%2F19%253ameeting_NjllZjE0N2QtZjFmZi00MDhhLWE5MWQtMTAzZDBjNmQwMDIz%2540thread.v2%2F0%3Fcontext%3D%257b%2522Tid%2522%253a%2522db1766ec-5540-4cde-ad8d-b2b59fb2ed8e%2522%252c%2522Oid%2522%253a%25225f38c278-946f-485c-b1b1-660487c24f4a%2522%257d&data=02%7C01%7C%7C1dc63138428645ce8eea08d8364d3895%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637319052567298292&sdata=0US%2Fjt50B%2BmfyLcbek%2FxYQWlrcvDC1WPYXfJj4XfUsI%3D&reserved=0 This month we are going to try something new. One of the things that we miss is the networking and pizza session that we have held for ½ hour at 6 PM before the formal presentation. We cannot do anything about the pizza 😊 but we do want to try and have a networking session. Please come to the meeting prepared to share your video and participate at that time. Note that we only plan to start a meeting recording when the formal presentation begins. (And let us know what you think of that approach after the meeting so that we can decide whether or not to continue it.) “See” you there. Bill

  • Demystifying Azure Networking [ONLINE]

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    Our September 17th meeting topic will be "Demystifying Azure Networking". It will be presented by Vaibhav Gujral, Cloud Platform Architect at Kiewit. More details, and a meeting link, will follow soon. Bill

  • Securing your Azure Subscription [ONLINE]

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    Common beginner and first steps to secure your Azure subscriptions and environment. Jon Bowker is the CISO at Ncontracts and has worked in technology for over 15 years. He has obtained over 25 certifications and two degrees throughout his career. He also is an instructor and teaches information security at Vanderbilt University. Jon spent most of his career building, maintaining, and migrating data centers. His performed his first cloud migration from on-premise exchange to Office 365 back in 2012 and currently works in Azure daily. This meeting will be update to include the meeting link.