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#.
Hyper-V Network Virtualization is a key investment we started in Windows Server 2012 to enable workload mobility and SDN in the cloud. In this session, we dive deep into how this Hyper-V Network Virtualization works, showcase demos, highlight our partner ecosystem, and the enhancements we are making in Windows Server 2012 R2 to make it easier than ever to enable customers to move their workloads and for hosters to attain the trifecta of flexibility, automation, and control across any cloud.
As Microsoft moves into its next big era, a central question is what are Modern Apps. Modern Apps play a central role in this new world of Devices and Services, and in this keynote we'll explore what they are, their ever-pervasive applicability to the individual and the enterprise, and most importantly how you go about building them.
Steve has spent almost 20 years in the IT industry in various areas working for a range of small boutique consulting firms to large, global consulting and software firms. He's been with Microsoft since 1998 working on a range of technologies such as Natural Language and Search to .NET, Office and SharePoint development to Windows Azure and Cloud Computing. He is currently a Director in Microsoft Services leading a global team of Cloud Architects helping enterprises make the transition to the Cloud through Windows Azure and Modern Business Apps. Steve has authored multiple technical books and articles on a variety of topics and speaks regularly at events and conferences both domestically and internationally.