Sessions

James Strong
Henry Gallo
Matt Garber
Introduction to Docker and Kubernetes [Full-Day Workshop]
James Strong; Henry Gallo; Matt Garber

Introduction to Kubernetes is a hands-on, interactive workshop giving attendees a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of Kubernetes. As part of this workshop, you will learn how Kubernetes works, deploy microservices to that cluster & also hear about some war stories.

Room: Derby
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Tags: Cloud; Docker; Kubernetes

Mike Branstein
Eric Rhoads
Automating your Cloud: Infrastructure as Code using Terraform [Half-Day Workshop]
Mike Branstein; Eric Rhoads

Development teams have been using source control to manage application code for decades, but what about the infrastructure their apps deploy into? With the dynamic API-driven nature of the cloud, infrastructure-as-code makes a lot of sense. In this workshop, you'll learn how to use Terraform (infras

Room: Conference Theater
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Tags: Architecture; Azure; Cloud; Continuous Development; Database; Development Practices; DevOps; SQL; Windows

Eric Potter
Finding your place in the Cosmos: When and why you should consider Azure Cosmos DB.
Eric Potter

Azure Cosmos DB gives you exciting new ways to access your data. You have new storage paradigms. You can connect to it from your C#, JavaScript, Python, or Java application. You can write stored procedures in JavaScript. You can easily integrate with Azure Functions. You get all of this with incredi

Room: Regency South B
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Tags: Azure; Cloud; Database

Scott Addie
Protecting App Secrets with .NET Core and Azure
Scott Addie

Remember the last time you stored an API key or password in plain text in a config file? To make matters worse, that config file made its way into source control too. Now the entire development team knows your sensitive information. How does one improve upon this in an ASP.NET Core app? In this ses

Room: Oaks
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: .NET; Azure; Cloud; Development Practices; Security

Brett Berliner
How The Heck Would I Integrate Serverless Into My Legacy Application?
Brett Berliner

Exploring serverless computing can be discouraging. It sounds amazing and starts your brain spinning about all of the potential applications, but it's not always easy to see where your legacy application may be able to take advantage. In reality, both Azure Functions and AWS Lambda can easily be use

Room: Derby
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Tags: AWS; Azure; Big Data; Cloud; Google Cloud

Keith Elder
Building A Highly Scalable Service that Survived A Super Bowl
Keith Elder

Would you bet your career and your company's reputation on a technology you've never used in front of 110 million people tuned into a Super Bowl commercial? Well, I did. And I was a nervous wreck! We were launching a new product during a commercial at the Super Bowl 302 days away, and I was betting

Room: Park Suite
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Cloud; Functional Progreamming; Other

Mark Gardner
Building and Deploying the Cloud with 12 Factor Compliant Terraform
Mark Gardner

This session will focus on how to build a 12 factor compliant CI/CD pipeline for developing and delivering infrastructure as code using Terraform open source. I will highlight best practices for ensuring resiliency and repeatability.

Room: Derby
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Tags: Azure; Cloud; Continuous Development; Development Practices; DevOps

Deven Phillips
Accelerating Security In A DevOps World
Deven Phillips

DevOps is taking the IT world by storm and as it becomes more common, the scope of work to be improved by DevOps practices is expanding. Over the last 2 years Red Hat's Open Innovation Labs have been working with both public and private sector organizations to help them learn Agile and DevOps practi

Room: Conference Theater
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Tags: Agile; Career Development; Cloud; Containers; Continuous Development; Development Practices; DevOps; Quality Assurance; Security

Ed Charbeneau
Cosmic Full-Stack a Blazor, ML.NET, and CosmosDB Mashup
Ed Charbeneau

Are you ready to count down to liftoff? In this session, we test the limits of the .NET stack in an incredible mission to build BlazePort, a futuristic ride share app for space travel. We'll use a mashup of the latest in .NET technologies: leveraging CosmosDB for data persistence, model travel price

Room: Regency South A
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: .NET; Cloud; Web

Rob Richardson
Choosing from the many ways to Docker in Azure
Rob Richardson

You're ready to go cloud native with containers. Now where do you begin on Azure? There's a dizying amount of container options available in Azure. How do they compare? Which is best for your organization? Come with us through a tour of each Azure Container hosting technology, the pros and cons of e

Room: Churchill
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Tags: Azure; Cloud; DevOps; Docker

Paul Hacker
How Microsoft does DevOps
Paul Hacker

Learn how Microsoft has taken in its journey to DevOps over the past 8 years and completely changed their approach to building software and services. You’ll learn about Microsoft’s 90,000 engineers working in the public cloud delivering into production multiple times per day and how some products ha

Room: Regency South A
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Azure; Cloud; Development Practices; DevOps

Mike Schlegel
Machine Learning Lite - Great Taste, Less Filling
Mike Schlegel

Not a data scientist? No problem. This is a developer led introduction to using Azure's Machine Learning Studio. We'll talk about how ML Studio works and walk through an experiment from raw data to usable metrics. No deep dives on math, no need to learn R. Just some interesting conclusions abou

Room: Hialeah
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Tags: Azure; Big Data; Cloud

Nick Branstein
Magic or Pokemon Card?
Nick Branstein

I'm not a machine learning guru and you don't have to be either. Using Azure's Custom Vision Service, I'll demonstrate how to put machine learning to use with to detect if an image is a Magic card or a Pokemon card. I'll supply the cards but feel free to bring your own!

Room: Adueduct
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: .NET; Azure; Cloud; Other; Web; Web Services

Derik Whittaker
Overcoming the Paradox of Choice when moving to the Cloud
Derik Whittaker

We love choices, in fact most of us feel that without choice we would be lost. But what happens when there are too many choices? Then what? We live in a brave new world of Cloud Computing and choices are everywhere. Every day more and more companies are making the decision to move applications o

Room: Conference Theater
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Tags: AWS; Cloud

Latha Nallaperumal
Introduction to Google Cloud Platform
Latha Nallaperumal

Cloud technologies offer a lot of benefits and flexibility in building software development. GCP comes with its own set of flavors and advantages that make apps more fun to build and less expensive to maintain. In this session, you will get an overview of the platform and its offerings. You will le

Room: Churchill
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Tags: Cloud; Google Cloud

Paul Hacker
Continuous Delivery with Azure Pipelines
Paul Hacker

Learn the fundamentals of Azure DevOps Pipelines, how it relates to DevOps, and benefits it and continuous deployment bring to any organization. More specifically, I will help you go from coding in Visual Studio 2017 to running your code in Azure in just a few simple actions. Your release pipeline w

Room: Pimlico
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Azure; Cloud; Continuous Development; Development Practices

Humana Experience Center
Tom Carter
Serverless: "WHERE'S THE COMPUTER??!?!"
Humana Experience Center; Tom Carter

Learn what it really means to build and deploy a serverless application. In this session we will level set on serverless buzzwords and then build a microservice using the Serverless Framework, complete with CI/CD and tests.

Room: Regency South B
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: AWS; Cloud; Development Practices; JavaScript; Microservices

Jeremy Gray
Kicking the Tires of Azure DevOps
Jeremy Gray

Lets take a spin around Azure DevOps and learn about what it is and why its significant in the context of setting up a CI/CD pipeline for Azure Functions.

Room: Pimlico
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Tags: Azure; Cloud; DevOps

Scott Addie
Building the Real-time Web with ASP.NET Core SignalR
Scott Addie

Much has changed since the 2013 inception of ASP.NET SignalR. The relevance of jQuery has diminished, WebSockets is widely adopted, and Microsoft has reimagined the entirety of ASP.NET with ASP.NET Core. But one thing hasn’t changed; real-time web apps are still extremely useful. With the release o

Room: Regency South B
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: .NET; Azure; Cloud; Cross-Platform; Web

Mark Gardner
Serverless Application Design
Mark Gardner

In this session I will show how you can implement different architectures on a serverless platform (like Azure Functions). Examples: RESTful microservices, event driven pipelines, fan-out + fan-in, stateful/durable actor pattern Other topics that could be covered: cross-platform runtime, cloud porta

Room: Park Suite
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Architecture; Azure; Cloud; Cross-Platform; Microservices

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