What we're about

This group focus on everything Azure and Cloud.

You don't have to live in Austin to participate. We will meet physically in Austin, but everyone of our events will be live streamed ( https://aka.ms/AzureAustinWebcast ) and posted to UserGroup.tv ( http://usergroup.tv/videos/category/group/azure-austin-meetup ). Also, every event will be moderated so remote attendees can participate by asking questions and giving feedback.

Our presenters will present from Austin and all over the world. Great architects and developers live in Austin but a many more live beyond driving distance. We want to make sure our group can benefit from the best and the brightest in the industry.

Upcoming events (5)

SQL Server to Azure SQL: Performance and Availability by Bob Ward

*** Due to concerns over COVID-19, this meetup will be virtual in partnership with the Dallas TX Azure Meetup. You can attend the meetup online with MS Teams using this link https://aka.ms/AzureMeetupNov2020 *** You’ve been responsible for getting your SQL Server fast, keeping it fast, and making it highly available. In this session, you'll learn about the choices you make in Azure SQL and how they affect your performance and availability. We'll also show you how you can translate your existing SQL Server skills and apply them to Azure SQL. Your speaker tonight is Bob Ward, Principal Architect at Microsoft Bob is a Principal Architect on the Azure Data Engineering team. Agenda • 5:30 pm Arrivals and Networking • 6:00 pm Welcome, Introductions, Announcements • 6:15 – 7:30 pm presentation • 7:30 pm Q&A • 8:00 pm Conclude

Event-Driven Architecture in the Cloud by Chad Green

Online event

*** Due to concerns over COVID-19, this meetup will be virtual in partnership with the Dallas TX Azure Meetup. You can attend the meetup online with MS Teams using this link https://aka.ms/AzureMeetupDec2020 *** Event-driven architectures is a versatile approach to designing and integrating complex software systems with loosely coupled components. While not a new concept, event-driven architecture is seeing a new life as applications move to cloud as it provides much more robust possibilities to solve business problems of today and in the future. In this session, you will learn how to create a loosely coupled architecture for your business that has the domain at the core. You will learn the basics of event-driven architecture, how to transform your complex systems to become event driven, and what benefits this architecture brings to your businesses. The overall architecture is applicable to any cloud stack, but this session will have examples using Azure offerings. Your speaker tonight is Chad Green. Chad Green is a manager, software development, architect, community leader, Microsoft MVP, and most importantly a father and husband. Chad works as the Director of Software Development fort ScholarRx developing an affordable, lifelong digital-learning platform for medical students and physicians everywhere. Over his career spanning three decades, Chad has managed groups from 3 to 63 people, worked on projects in a wide range of markets including education, healthcare, military, government, workforce management, financial services, chemical research, and electronic commerce. Being a big believer in giving back and wanting to ensure that there are cool events for others, Chad founded and chairs the annual Code PaLOUsa conference, organizers the Louisville .NET Meetup user group and the Monthly Tech Leader Coffee and Discussion and has helped other groups like the Louisville Tech Ladies and events like Cincy Deliver. Agenda • 5:30 pm Arrivals and Networking • 6:00 pm Welcome, Introductions, Announcements • 6:15 – 7:30 pm presentation • 7:30 pm Q&A • 8:00 pm Conclude

Azure API Management by Sven Malvik

Online event

*** Due to concerns over COVID-19, this meetup will be virtual in partnership with the Dallas TX Azure Meetup. You can attend the meetup online with MS Teams using this link https://aka.ms/AzureMeetupJan2021 *** Azure API Management (APIM) is be used as the front door towards services that run on Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Web Services, Functions but also towards on premise services. This session will help you to understand APIM, so you can deploy your APIs and secure your services. I will start by introducing Azure API Management to those that are not so familiar with this service. Once we have a common understanding - after 10min or so - I will tell you about the early days in Vipps where we were just a couple of developers, a GIANT service and APIM. Then, we will continue on with how we used APIM to create a modular service infrastructure with APIM. We talk about policies, logging, and how we can maintain APIM. We will cover: • Introduction • Core Concepts • APIM for migrating to Azure • Policies • Maintenance Your speaker tonight is Sven Malvik. Sven Malvik is Head of Cloud Platform at Vipps. He has worked in Vipps -with Azure- for the last two years. Sven has spoken at MS Build 2019, Javazone, NDC, and many more conferences about Azure services. Agenda • 5:30 pm Arrivals and Networking • 6:00 pm Welcome, Introductions, Announcements • 6:15 – 7:30 pm presentation • 7:30 pm Q&A • 8:00 pm Conclude

Logic Apps by Aaron Lieberman

Online event

*** Due to concerns over COVID-19, this meetup will be virtual in partnership with the Dallas TX Azure Meetup. You can attend the meetup online with MS Teams using this link https://aka.ms/AzureMeetupFeb2021 *** Abstract Coming Soon! Your speaker tonight is Aaron Lieberman, Architect at Big Compass Aaron’s passion for technology and for enriching connectivity between people and between systems drives him to find innovative ways to help advance organizations through technology. Aaron is the Cloud Practice Manager and an Architect at Big Compass. He has rich experience in a variety of integration environments. He brings a unique integration background where he has worked with multiple technologies to deliver creative implementations in the cloud. Aaron has led various implementations as a developer, architect, and development manager, so he brings the perspective of each role to every project to align people around a common goal. Aaron is also very involved in the integration community where he leads two Meetups: Denver MuleSoft Meetup and All Things Integration. He uses these Meetups to bring people together to create a community, share knowledge, and enhance collaboration. This platform allows him to engage the local community and beyond to spread knowledge and thought leadership while connecting people and ideas. Agenda • 5:30 pm Arrivals and Networking • 6:00 pm Welcome, Introductions, Announcements • 6:15 – 7:30 pm presentation • 7:30 pm Q&A • 8:00 pm Conclude

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