Jeffrey Snover- Technical Fellow, Enterprise Cloud Group
Jeffrey Snover is a Technical Fellow at Microsoft and the Lead Architect for the Enterprise Cloud Group.
Snover is the inventor of Windows PowerShell, an object-based distributed automation engine, scripting language, and command line shell. Snover joined Microsoft in 1999 as divisional architect for the Management and Services Division, providing technical direction across Microsoft's management technologies and products.
Snover has over 30 years of industry experience with a focus on management technologies and solutions. He was an architect in the office of the CTO at Tivoli and a development manager at NetView. He has worked also as a consulting engineer and development manager at DEC, where he led various network and systems management projects.
Snover held 8 patents prior to joining Microsoft, and has registered over 30 patents since. He is a frequent speaker at industry and research conferences on a variety of management and language topics.
One in 4 virtual machines in Azure run on Linux, and that means several customers are already running enterprise-grade Linux solutions on Azure. In this session, you'll see a demonstration of the key features you use and need, like Azure Resource Manager and Linux virtual machine extensions, and best practices for running Linux and open-source software solutions based on several customer deployments.