Liberate yourself from the shackles of limited data processing. Embrace unstructured, semi-structured and structured data. Express your logic in best of breed technologies. Utilise thousands of cores of compute to learn how to win the Internet. Andy will explain different data structures and paradigms that can be effectively used to express them. Using Windows Azure, he will provision and interact with Hadoop, Mahout and Neo4j to mine massive data sets, learn and express meaning from them. Although embracing non-Microsoft technologies, this will be presented from a familiar place; hosted on Windows Azure and consumed with C#.
Azure Mobile Services makes it really easy to get a mobile backend up and running in minutes. Under the hood however it is a really node.js powered powerful platform that you can take much further than you might think BUT, you must script. Come to this talk and we'll do a deep dive into scripting with Azure Mobile Services. You'll learn how to leverage the power of npm and node to break all the limits!
We'll kick the day off with an overview of the Windows Azure cloud offering and discuss its benefits over traditional on-premise solutions.
Speaker: Dan Stolts, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft More about Dan
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