Cortana Analytics is a fully managed big data and advanced analytics suite that helps you transform your data into intelligent action. Come to this two-part session to learn how you can do "big data" processing and storage in Cortana Analytics. In the first part, we will provide an overview of the processing and storage services. We will then talk about the patterns and use cases which make up most big data solutions. In the second part, we will go hands-on, showing you how to get started today with writing batch/interactive queries, real-time stream processing, or NoSQL transactions all over the same repository of data. Crunch petabytes of data by scaling out your computation power to any sized cluster. Store any amount of unstructured data in its native format with no limits to file or account size. All of this can be done with no hardware to acquire or maintain and minimal time to setup giving you the value of "big data" within minutes.
Alan Richards is an Office 365 MVP who has been involved in migrating organisation from server based resources to cloud based storage using Office 365. In this session he will cover some of the best practices and tips for ensuring that a large scale migration of email and files to Office 365 goes smoothly.
Over the last years, many customers have had to deal with cyber attacks targeted at intellectual property. We have entered a new phase in which criminals unleash destructive attacks, rendering IT environments unusable and effectively halting business. Consumerization of IT and the cloud add inherent tension and security implications to this new reality. How can one deal with data that moves in and out of your datacenters, to unmanaged devices and cloud services not directly under your control? How can you create a cost efficient architecture and plan for prevention, detection, and recovery in a time where cloud and consumerization of IT are high on every CxO's agenda? The presenters of this session have been on the Targeted Attack frontline with enterprise customers over the last years. They explain the threats of targeted attacks and share an architecture model using a data classification model, as well as their field experiences and services you can leverage to deal with prevention, detection and recovery.
There has never been a better time to be a .NET developer, you can now build Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, and Windows applications with .NET all in Open Source. In this session we will run through some of the new innovations including the .NET Framework updates, .NET Standard, Universal Windows Platform updates, .NET Core, managed languages and more. We will also review the updates to Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code to make you a better developer, come see some of the latest productivity features in these tools including managing code style, searching your source and more.