Want to be part of the Internet of Things revolution then this session is for you. Estimates for connected "things" run between 50 and 200 billion devices and a 9 Trillion dollar industry by 2020. But whatever the number is, we know it's big. So be you from an organisation looking to further streamline operations, or a budding entrepreneur with a burning idea or a Maker enthusiast with a passion of technology then come along to this session, we'll crack open Visual Studio and it'll be your chance to learn about Microsoft's "Internet of Things" Devices and Development tools.
Windows Phone 8.1 has brought hundreds of new features, enhancements, and functionality to the Windows Phone platform. In this session we will cover the big ticket items, and why they are significant game changes for mobile application development. And still there will be a lot to cover including: Geofencing, Bluetooth LE, Universal Apps, developer tool updates, HTML apps, Web Authentication Broker, CredentialLocker, background tasks and triggers, new enterprise features, and Cortana.
Mark Russinovich will share his vision on what Azure is today and where Microsoft is taking it in the future. As one of the most trusted Technical Fellows at Microsoft and with his new role as CTO for Azure, Mark has a unique perspective of how Azure is architected and what individuals can do to get the most out of this platform.
Note: at [12:20] we referenced DataStax being on Hadoop. In actual fact DataStax is based on Apache Cassandra (http://cassandra.apache.org/), an open source NOSQL distributed database management system, highly optimized for clusters spanning multiple datacenters, with asynchronous masterless replication allowing low latency operations for all clients.