- Online Meetup: What to use when? (in Azure) & Logic Apps
In this meetup we will have 2 presentations: 1. What to use when? (in Azure) 2. Azure Logic Apps Talk 1: Answering the million dollar question: What to use when? (in Azure) In this session, Barry Luijbregts will be demystify the purpose of the services in Azure that are meant for developers. He will tell you which ones are meant for which scenarios, so that you know how to pick the ones that fit your needs. Amongst many other things, you'll learn the differences between the options for hosting your applications in Azure and what you need to look for when deciding on a data store in Azure. You'll learn how to pick the right services for speeding up your application and what you should use to monitor your application. In short, this session answers the question that everybody wants an answer to: Which Azure services should I use for my scenario? Talk 2: Know more about Microsoft Logic Apps Ambesh Singh will cover the best practices everyone should consider before jumping in Microsoft Logic Apps. This includes handling asynchronous vs synchronous request, rollbacks, implementing exception handling, automated retry etc. We will see some out of box recommendations and configuration which will ease or development and monitoring the logic apps runs. Session level- L 400 This will be an online event through MS Teams and the link will be sent by email on the 20th of May. Agenda: 17:00 - Introduction and welcome 17:05 - Talk 1: Barry Luijbregts will cover What to use when? (in Azure) 18:00 - Short break 18:15 - Talk 2: Ambesh Singh about Azure Logic Apps 19:15 - Digital networking and closing About Speaker: Barry Luijbregts Barry is an independent software architect and developer with a passion for the cloud. He is also a Pluralsight author. He has worked for lots of companies throughout the last decade and is keen to share his knowledge with the community. He has a broad and deep knowledge of the Microsoft stack with a special interest on web technology and the cloud. He currently teaches people about the benefits of the cloud. He lives in the Netherlands with his beautiful wife and kids and loves to play with their two Siberian huskies. You can reach Barry on Twitter @AzureBarry and through his website at https://www.azurebarry.com/ About Speaker: Ambesh Singh Ambesh is Dynamics 365 Architect, Power Platform and Dynamics Portal SME working in KPMG Deutschland as Technical Manager. Before joining KPMG, He worked for Microsoft in different teams like MSN, BING, Dynamics Portals and Dynamics 365 MSGD as a Consultant.
- Serverless Microservices architecture in practice
In this session, Ehsan Amini will start with monolithic software Architecture and compare it with a Microservices architecture which offer many benefits over traditional one, then he will introduce the Microsoft Microservices approaches specifically using Serverless function apps. At the end he will show some best practices. Event Address: The Digital Eatery Unter den Linden[masked] Berlin (Cafe on the Ground floor) 19:30 - Arrival and networking 19:45 - Introduction and welcome 20:00 - Ehsan Amini will cover the Serverless Microservice architecture in practice using Azure Cloud services 21:30 - 22:00 - Networking and close Speaker: Ehsan Amini
- From code to Production: Setup a deployment pipeline for an ASP.NET Web App
Update: Please visit the 7th floor first and provide your name and then you can go to the 20th floor. This Meetup is sponsored and hosted by Nigel Frank and it will be in the WeWork (Atrium Tower) Location at Eichhornstraße 3, 10785 Berlin (20th Floor, Room 20A). We will be having a fully packed 2-hours talk which will be about: From code to Production: Setup a deployment pipeline for an ASP.NET Web Application (by Arian Celina) In this 2-hour session, Arian will talk and demonstrate many of the following topics in Azure with Azure DevOps: Creating a Repository | Pushing code | Creating AppService | Create Build for PR | Create branch policy for PR Only Merge and Build Requirement | Create Build pipeline and CI trigger | Create release pipeline and trigger as soon as a new build is available | Demo of the whole process | Creating deployment slots | Change pipeline to deploy to slot | Demo 0 (zero) downtime deployment | Creation of a Database | Create vault and save connection string in vault | Read connection string from vault in the release pipeline | Transform connection string in release pipeline | Apply migrations on-the-fly | Creating Testing environment | Adjust the pipeline to move code from one environment to another | Q&A About Arian Celina: Arian is a Lead Software Engineer in one of the teams in Schindler Group developing customer facing digital solutions and APIs. His 15 years of software development experience together with his passion about people skills help him continuously improve software development and delivery processes. Please note: Entrance is from 18:00 and the talk will start at 18:30. To enter the 20th Floor (Room 20A) of WeWork Atrium Tower, we need your full name for security reasons. This will be asked when you RSVP for the event. We are looking forward seeing you there!
- Global AI BootCamp
The Global AI Bootcamp is a free one-day event organized across the world by local communities that are passionate about artificial intelligence on Microsoft Azure. Check this link to watch [Global AI Bootcamp 2019 - Teaser] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-0GUUzpiw4 Agenda: 09:30 - 10:00 walk-in, coffee 10:00 - 10:45 opening and Keynotes 10:45 - 11:45 beginner track 11:45 - 12:15 Lunch Break 12:15 - 13:30 Lunch Break with Ignite Recap Open Discussion 13:30 - 14:30 intermedia track 14:30 - 15:00 hands-on, Q&A, 15:00 - 15:30 Tea break, networking Host Tyrone Guiamo, Sebastian Schütze Beginner Track Fundamentals to get started with a simple bot - Christian Glessner, Microsoft MVP - prerequisite: https://github.com/ltwlf/microsoft-teams-training/blob/master/docs/bot-lab-1.md Intermedia Track Azure Machine Learning service (TensorFlow) - Mia Chang, Microsoft MVP - prerequisite: Python. Azure portal. Ignite Recap Open Discussion - Christian Glessner, Microsoft MVP - Mia Chang, Microsoft MVP - Jan Fellien, Microsoft MVP(Remote) --- Code of Conduct We would like to provide a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers. Harassment includes, but is not limited to: - Verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination related to gender, gender identity, and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion. - Sexual images in public spaces - Deliberate intimidation, stalking or following - Harassing photography or recording - Sustained disruption of talks or other events - Inappropriate physical contact - Unwelcome sexual attention - Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior Reference: https://globalai.community/code-of-conduct/ --- Thanks to Akelius GmbH sponsors the venue/finger food/soft drinks Microsoft sponsors the lunch
- Visualizing Palmyra with Mixed Reality + Azure
This meetup is hosted by and organized with ReDi School (redi-school.org) Please note: The event is at Kemperpl. 1, Eingang A and you can tell at the reception that you’re here for the meetup and they will let you through on the 7th floor. Talk 1: Premade AI in the Azure Cloud with Python "The goal of Azure Cognitive Services is to help developers create applications that can see, hear, speak, understand, and even begin to reason”. In this talk, we will learn how to setup and use a handful of Azure’s Cognitive Services with Python, Jupyter notebooks and a collection of snippets to get you quickly up and running. Speaker: Diego Penilla, Data Scientist Intern in Akelius Talk 2: Visualizing Palmera with Mixed Reality + Azure After a short introduction, Zaid will dive behind the technology of what it takes to create a Hololens application (with Unity 3D) and how to integrate it with Azure Technology (Text-to-Speech). With the support of Matthias Buchorn he will be visualizing the destroyed historical monuments of the city Palmyra (over 2000 years old city) in Syria with Microsoft Hololens Mixed Reality Technology. He will also be talking about future plans of the project with Azure. At the end of the talk, there will be a Hololens demo that the meetup visitors can experience. Speaker: Zaid Zaim Zaid Zaim, a student at ReDi School and from Syria, is very passionate about the project and will also be speaking about the idea and background of this project. Agenda: 18:00 - walk-in 18:30 - Start 1st talk 19:15 - Break 19:30 - Start 2nd talk and Demo
- Global AI Night
The Global AI Night is a free evening event organized by local communities all over the world that are passionate about Artificial Intelligence on the Microsoft Azure. Agenda: 18:00 - 18:30 walk-in 18:30 - 18:50 opening 18:50 - 19:30 beginner track 19:30 - 19:45 Mingo time 19:45 - 20:15 intermediate track "Crash course on building and accelerating deep learning solutions" 20:15 - 20:45 case study "Use cases for AI in Health Care" 20:45 - 21:00 Q&A and connection Session Intro intermediate track "Crash course on building and accelerating deep learning solutions" Mia will share two notebooks, which starts by experimenting locally with different model architectures and hyperparameters using PyTorch. Then, use Azure Machine Learning service to train models at a massive scale in the cloud and seamlessly deploy them into production. case study “Use cases for AI in Health Care” Janek will talk about real-life use cases for AI in the health care sector. This case has been developed together with therapists and doctors of the Unfall Klinikum Berlin (ukb). Rather than to specialize the solution in the health environment it will be possible to use it in other cases too. That's one of the main goals of the Inclusify company where Janek is working in. Speaker Info: Mia works as a Data Scientist at Akelius, she comes with mathematics and computer science background. Her career path started from a backend engineer, data consultant to a data scientist. Solved problems in different scenarios, like computer gaming, online marketing, video analysis, and so on, from traditional AI theory to practical industry experience. She is also be recognized as Microsoft AI MVP, a data science advocate. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mia-chang/ Christian Glessner is co-founder and CEO of hololux, a leading agency for virtual and mixed reality. He accompanies and leads customers on their journey into new and emerging virtual realities. Christian’s parents were entrepreneurs, and he grew up between computer technology and economics. As a kid, he was deeply inspired by amber, sparkling screen and it's blinking and promising cursor of an AS/400 in his parent’s office. The “Tabula Rasa” or in other words the chance of creating something entirely new from scratch is still driving his passion for information technologies, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. Recently he was honored again (9th time in a row) for receiving the 'Microsoft MVP Award for Technology' leaders, an Oscar-like accolade conferred by Microsoft. https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-glessner/ Co-Host: Janek Fellien, Christistian Glessner Sponsor: digitty.io(https://digitty.io/) The networked ecosystem of talents, high-quality technical solutions & resources paired with augmented intelligence digitty.io (https://digitty.io/) matches the right talent with the right task. It is an effective tool for companies of all sizes to develop new software to advances and strengthens the digitalization of their business. The smart project management solution uses augmented intelligence to support decision-making processes and enables teams to excel in their specific tasks throughout the entire project life cycle. With an efficient system to specifically select the most qualified team from a global community of over 225,000 software engineers, it turns ideas into products.
- Global DevOps Bootcamp
Disclaimer: See below for the RSVP link! Global DevOps Bootcamp is a global event that will be held on Saturday, June 15th and is all about DevOps on the Microsoft Stack. Centrally organized by Xpirit and Solidify and offered to you by this local partner. During this 1-day event, we will join (Microsoft) DevOps communities all around the world to talk, learn and play with DevOps concepts. Goals of the Global DevOps Bootcamp: • DevOps in general • Insights into where we are heading when it comes to DevOps and new technologies • Get your hands dirty and play with all the good Microsoft DevOps stuff This year's theme will be "You build it, you run away it!". We will kick off with an introduction of a well-known authority in the DevOps space, followed by a keynote from the local partner about where we are heading with DevOps. This time the event is all about the "run" part of DevOps. It will help you understand the latest DevOps trends and insights on modern technologies. You will learn about the concept of Detect, Respond, Recover. By means of production like scenarios and disruptions, you will learn to overcome several challenges and experience how to not only build a solution but also run it as a true DevOps team would. It is an amazing combination between getting your hands dirty and sharing experience and knowledge around Azure and DevOps practices with other community members. Of course, you will not be on your own. During the day you will be supported and guided by local experts who are active in the Microsoft Community. Agenda • 09:00 Drop-in, coffee • 10:00 Introduction • 10:15 Keynote • 10:45 Local keynote • 11:15 Start bootcamp • 13:00 Lunch • 13:30 Continue bootcamp • 16:00 Demos • 16:30 Wrap-up Even though this is a free event, still a lot of effort is put into it. This is not possible without heavy sponsoring. So, if you register make sure, that you can come or cancel this event early enough so others can get your seat. RSVP is only possible on the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-devops-bootcamp-berlin-akelius-tickets-60254822797 General info about this event can be found on the Global Website: https://globaldevopsbootcamp.com
- Global AI Night
The Global AI Night is a free evening event organized by local communities all over the world that are passionate about Artificial Intelligence on the Microsoft Azure. Besides the latest AI relevant release from MS, also include a small tutorial, guiding you use the cognitive services. Current agenda, and speakers invitation:[masked] Arriving, Grab some food[masked] Microsoft Video[masked] Akelius X data science (Jonathan Nye, from Akelius)[masked] MS AI tutorial (Mia Chang, Microsoft MVP, from Akelius)[masked] MS AI tutorial (Christian Glessner, Microsoft MVP) 9.00 chilling at Akelius balcony More information about the Global AI Night can be found here: https://global.ainights.com Speaker Intro Jonathan Nye is a Data Scientist at Akelius. He started out as a power system engineer and co-founded the data science team at the South African power utility. He has worked in both the power and medical industries. Currently, his focus is on the application of natural language processing and automated information extraction. https://www.linkedin.com/in/nyejonathan/ Mia works as a Data Scientist at Akelius, she comes with mathematics and computer science background. Her career path started from a backend engineer, data consultant to a data scientist. Solved problems in different scenarios, like computer gaming, online marketing, video analysis, and so on, from traditional AI theory to practical industry experience. She is also be recognized as Microsoft AI MVP, a data science advocate. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mia-chang/ Christian Glessner is co-founder and CEO of hololux, a leading agency for virtual and mixed reality. He accompanies and leads customers on their journey into new and emerging virtual realities. Christian’s parents were entrepreneurs, and he grew up between computer technology and economics. As a kid, he was deeply inspired by an amber, sparkling screen and it's blinking and promising cursor of an AS/400 in his parent’s office. The “Tabula Rasa” or in other words the chance of creating something entirely new from scratch is still driving his passion for information technologies, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. Recently he was honored again (9th time in a row) for receiving the 'Microsoft MVP Award for Technology' leaders, an Oscar-like accolade conferred by Microsoft. https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-glessner/ This Meetup is sponsored and hosted by Akelius. Their address is: Erkelenzdamm 11-13, 10999 Berlin ===================================================================== For people would like to practice the hands-on workshop, Here are pre-requisites for your machine 1. Clone this repository to your local machine: git clone https://github.com/amynic/AINights.git 2. Microsoft Azure Subscription https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/free/ 3. Laptop with a modern web browser (Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge) 4. Postman, API Development Environment - available on Windows, Linux, and macOS https://www.getpostman.com/downloads/
- Azure Saturday: Berlin
Please register on: https://azuresaturdayberlin.de Azure Saturday: Berlin is the Berlin part of a free Microsoft Azure Community Event around the globe. Azure Saturday: Berlin is a free community-focused Azure event dedicated to educating and engaging members of the local technical community. It draws upon the expertise of local Azure IT professionals, developers and solutions architects who come together to share their real world experiences, lessons learned, best practices, and general knowledge with other like-minded individuals. Please see the agenda and register your ticket here: https://azuresaturdayberlin.de
- Azure Machine Learning & Authentication for Serverless Computing
This Meetup is sponsored and hosted by Akelius. Their address is: Erkelenzdamm 11-13, 10999 Berlin We will be having 2 talks and they are: Talk 1: Tune your model better with Automated Machine Learning (ML), by Mia Chang Automated machine learning (Automated ML) builds high-quality machine learning models, and make much easier for hyperparameter selection and deployment. In this session, we will use Automated ML improving the training process, and some tips for developing a deep learning model as well. Talk 2: Practical Auth in a Serverless World, by Andreas Grimm It became essential for businesses to protect their applications, services and customer data from attackers. If you want to stay competitive, knowing how to efficiently and easily apply security and auth while being aware of the most common pitfalls is key in today's serverless world. Traditional machine-to-machine auth approaches where you can rely on a stateful environment fall short in a modern serverless and thus stateless world. After a short recap of some auth fundamentals, you'll learn how to efficiently apply authentication and authorization to Azure Functions using an external Identity Provider like Auth0, OAuth 2, JsonWebTokens (JWT), the secrets management system Azure Key Vault and Azure Managed Identities without compromising security. About Mia Chang: Mia comes with mathematics and computer science background. She works as a data scientist in Berlin. In her career path, from backend engineer, data consultant to a data scientist, from traditional AI theory to practical industry experience. She is also be recognized as Microsoft AI MVP, focus on computer vision and deep learning applications. You may find her speaking in different tech events, delivering workshops, having podcasts on channel 9 or see her dedicating her passion for hackathons. Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mia-chang/ About Andreas Grimm: Andreas is an expert in Identity & Access Management and a proponent of serverless but serviceful architectures. Being aware of the fact that having a shared understanding with the business is even more important than technical solutions, he's into aproaches like Domain Driven Design, EventStorming, CQRS and EventSourcing. He's from the community for the community and organizes several meetup groups in Berlin like @DDDBER and @fullstack_JS. Twitter: @_andreasgrimm LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreas-grimm-242017170/ Please note: Entrance is from 18:00 and the talks will start at 18:30. We are looking forward seeing you there!