Richard Conway and Andy Cross, Azure MVPs from Elastacloud, take you on a tour de force of Big Data as a workload and the available services on Azure for supporting them. The session begins with introductory outlining of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings; from the complexities and power of building a Linux IaaS cluster to the simplicity and bounded capabilities of Cloud Services via HDInsight. The session will continue to give hands on examples of HDInsight, the Hadoop on Azure service and will conclude with a demonstration of Machine Learning with the new AzureML service.
In this session, we will share a proven adoption methodology, key success factors, best practices, and relevant resources to help drive both rapid and sustained adoption of Lync. We will showcase a new Adoption tool that will make it easier to collect and analyze Lync adoption metrics and drive a positive end user experience that supports increased adoption. You will leave this session with the tools you need to reach maximum return on your investments with Lync through adoption.
Microsoft Office and SharePoint Server 2013 introduce a new app model that brings the best of web development to Office and SharePoint. This session shows you how to get started and quickly create apps on this new model with the browser based tooling codenamed “Napa”, and how you can turn those apps into more advanced, rich scenarios with Visual Studio 2013.