Walmart is a multinational retailing corporations with over 11,000 stores in 28 countries, and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. It's also the largest company in the world by revenue, and also the biggest private employer in the world. Walmart's IT organization has the unique challenge of supporting the complexity and scale of this company as well as leading Walmart into the new age of e-commerce. Walmart has embraced a hybrid cloud model to address their IT needs. They've been on a journey with Microsoft Azure, leveraging the public cloud where it makes sense in addition to their vast on-premises footprint. They're taking advantage of a number of Azure services, including virtual machines, hybrid networking, big data and so on. Watch this video to learn more.
This session is all about making the switch from programmatic infrastructure deployment ("Dear Azure, here's a list of everything I want you do, in excruciating detail"), to declarative end-state deployment ("Dear Azure, here's what I want it to look like - go, make it happen"). Azure Resource Manager enables us to define what we want our infrastructure end-state to look like using template-driven deployment. In this session we will drill deep into Azure Resource Manager and templates, and deploy live solutions.