This session will focus on what the Microsoft modern principles are, and the steps needed to evolve a common on-premise system architecture to something that is more modern. We will discuss the tenants of modern architecture and why they are important. The speaker will also walk through changes that can be made to update a sample application to a more modern style. Cost factors will be discussed, including the manual work needed, testing, and risks of change.
Converged networking has great potential for increasing the performance, flexibility, and cost effectiveness of your Hyper-V deployment. However, it also introduces new concepts and new potentials for misconfiguration. Come to this session to hear from the Hyper-V and Networking team on the best way to approach converged networking for Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V environments.
The keynote will highlight some of the latest innovations and announcements from Microsoft Azure, Windows and Office 365 and Microsoft's continuing support for cross platform development and open source software. Through a series of demos and best practice sharing John Shewchuk will describe how you can transition your company in a cloud first, mobile first world.
Mobile app development has really exploded over the past few years. And with that, so have the number of options available to developers. Developers are looking for ways to maximize code reuse while being able to deploy to multiple platforms. In this session, David Totzke and Lori Lalonde talk about cross platform development, and the options available to developers - PhoneGap, Appcelerator's Titanium, Telerik's AppBuilder, Sencha Touch, and Xamarin, to name a few.