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November 18, 2017




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Azure Saturday is a community driven event for Developers, IT-Pros and Cloud Architects.

The conference takes place on November 18th (SatAzureDay) and features both tech-talks and practical use-cases of Azure. The tech-talks are a great way to learn and the practical uses-cases will provide inspiration and insight into real world Azure solutions.

The conference workshops are led by subject matter experts and are a great way to dive into a specific area in order to take your Azure-skills to the next level. Whether you work with Azure on a daily basis or want to get more involved with Azure these professional workshops will provide valuable knowledge.

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Speakers


Arek Burcew

Curtis Johnstone

Microsoft MVP

Eric Leonard

Solutions Architect

Joel Hebert

Microsoft MVP

Mihai Petrica

Sean Kearney

Microsoft PFE

Taswar Bhatti

Microsoft MVP

Michelle Gutzait

Microsoft Data Platform Principal Database Consultant

Colin Smith

Microsoft MVP

Jean-Rene Roy

Microsoft MVP

Andrew Nepogodin

Stephane Lapointe

Microsoft MVP

Sessions

November 18, 2017
(Conference Day)



Keynote

Colin Smith, Eric Leonard

Keynote focuses on business drivers of Cloud computing and helps IT professionals understand how to speak to senior management about Cloud-based initiatives. Ideal for Technology professionals that want to recalibrate their pitch and for non-technologists that want to understand the benefits of Cloud computing.




Azure Cognitive Text to Speech API

Sean Kearney

Come learn the basic to accessing a REST API as an IT Professional and consuming the Cortana Speech API in the Cloud




Azure API Management Showcase

Joel Herbert, Arek Burcew

Select features to showcase the offering in order for you to see if this can aid your API program.




Hybrid SQL Server environments - case studies

Michelle Gutzait

In this session, Michelle will talk about how you can quickly leverage Azure in a Hybrid setup to resolve on-prem painpoints, along with some examples and case studies




What Azure have to offer for your data

Jean-Rene Roy

Azure provides a broad range of services for working with data. Using these services well requires knowing at least a little bit about all of them. In this session, Jean-Rene Roy provides a big-picture survey of Azure data offerings.




Azure Governance

Eric Leonard

Implementing governance in Microsoft Azure can be challenging. In this presentation, we will dive deep into some of the core governance areas: Policy-based management, Cost management, Resource visibility and Subscription governance.




Real World Serverless Architecture Built on Azure

Curtis Johnstone, Andrew Nepogodin

This talk will present a real world light-weight core reference architecture running in Azure. The core is a collection of micro-services which leverage Azure PaaS services such as the API Management Gateway, Azure Functions, KeyVault and Storage services, but can easily integrate with other Serverless offerings on AWS and Google. This architecture is used today in a commercially available application which has processed over 1 million customer objects in Office 365. In addition, this talk will deliver 5 real-world lessons to leverage in your application development journey.




Working with Azure functions

Al Osman

Working with different types of Azure functions, Using C# & JavaScript to create Time-Base and Event based Azure Functions.




Azure KeyVault where do you keep your app secrets?

Mehai Petrica, Taswar Bhatti

Learn about Azure KeyVault! What does it bring to your solution and how you can store application secrets inside of KeyVault using HSM encryption. Demo in C# and Node.js




Identity and Access Management

Ahmed Al-Asaad

In organizations, every time a new employee joins the organization, a lot of manual work has to be done to get a user account, add the user account to specific security groups based on their role, give the user access to applications based on their role and position, etc. The Same process needs to be done when an employee leaves the company. Most of the above tasks are done manually. They are time consuming and error prone. In this session, Ahmed will give an overview of what's tools are available in Azure and on Prem for Identity and Access Management.




Infrastructure as Code on Azure with Azure Resource Manager templates

Stephane Lapointe

This session is about what is Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and why it matters. There are several ways to do IaC on Azure, we’ll explore how ARM templates can help you on this journey. How to use proven best practices to deploy topologies and workloads consistently on Azure. See tips & tricks to help you debug your template deployments and how to handle sensitive information like credentials or resources keys.




Azure Business Realities

Colin Smith

This level set presentation focuses on the business drivers of Cloud computing and helps IT professionals understand how to speak to LOB and senior management about cloud based initiatives. Ideal for Technology professionals that want to recalibrate their pitch and for non-technologists that want to understand the benefits of cloud computing.




Azure DevTest Labs with Open Source tools

Eric Leonard

Deploy a dev/test environment in minutes? No way. In this presentation, we will show you how to quickly deploy a dev/test environment and demonstrate some of the capabilities of Azure DevTest Labs with Visual Studio Team Services.



Schedule



Time
Training Room
Breakout Room
9:00 am
KEYNOTE
Colin Smith, Eric Leonard
9:15 am
SA210 -Azure API Management Showcase
Joel Hebert, Arek Burcew


Select features to showcase the offering in order for you to see if this can aid your API program.
SA100 - Azure Business Realities
Colin Smith


This level set presentation focuses on the business drivers of Cloud computing and helps IT professionals understand how to speak to LOB and senior management about cloud based initiatives. Ideal for Technology professionals that want to recalibrate their pitch and for non-technologists that want to understand the benefits of cloud computing.
10:00 am
SA250 - Infrastructure as Code with ARM templates
Stephane Lapointe


This session is about what is Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and why it matters. There are several ways to do IaC on Azure, we’ll explore how ARM templates can help you on this journey. How to use proven best practices to deploy topologies and workloads consistently on Azure. See tips and tricks to help you debug your template deployments and how to handle sensitive information like credentials or resources keys.
SA110 - Data Services in Azure
Jean-Rene Roy


Azure provides a broad range of services for working with data. Using these services well requires knowing at least a little bit about all of them. In this session, Jean-Rene Roy provides a big-picture survey of Azure data offerings.
Break
11:00 am
SA320 - Hybrid SQL Server environments
Michelle Gutzait


In this session, Michelle will talk about how you can quickly leverage Azure in a Hybrid setup to resolve on-prem painpoints, along with some examples and case studies.
SA120 - Working with Azure functions
Al Osman


Working with different types of Azure functions, Using C# and JavaScript to create Time-Base and Event based Azure Functions.
Lunch
1:00 pm
SA310 - Azure Cognitive Text to Speech API
Sean Kearney


Come learn the basic to accessing a REST API as an IT Professional and consuming the Cortana Speech API in the Cloud.
SA130 - Azure DevTest Labs with Open Source tools
Eric Leonard


Deploy a dev/test environment in minutes? No way. In this presentation, we will show you how to quickly deploy a dev/test environment and demonstrate some of the capabilities of Azure DevTest Labs with Visual Studio Team Services.
1:45 pm
SA270 - Identity and Access Management
Ahmed Al-Asaad


In organizations, every time a new employee joins the organization, a lot of manual work has to be done to get a user account, add the user account to specific security groups based on their role, give the user access to applications based on their role and position, etc. The Same process needs to be done when an employee leaves the company. Most of the above tasks are done manually. They are time consuming and error prone. In this session, Ahmed will give an overview of what's tools are available in Azure and on Prem for Identity and Access Management.
SA140 - Azure KeyVault where do you keep your app secrets?
Taswar Bhatti, Mihai Petrica


Learn about Azure KeyVault! What does it bring to your solution and how you can store application secrets inside of KeyVault using HSM encryption. Demo in C# and Node.js
Break
2:45 pm
SA260 - Real World Serverless Architecture Built on Azure
Curtis Johnstone, Andrew Nepogodin


This talk will present a real world light-weight core reference architecture running in Azure. The core is a collection of micro-services which leverage Azure PaaS services such as the API Management Gateway, Azure Functions, KeyVault and Storage services, but can easily integrate with other Serverless offerings on AWS and Google. This architecture is used today in a commercially available application which has processed over 1 million customer objects in Office 365. In addition, this talk will deliver 5 real-world lessons to leverage in your application development journey.
SA150 - Azure Governance
Eric Leonard


Implementing governance in Microsoft Azure can be challenging. In this presentation, we will dive deep into some of the core governance areas: Policy-based management, Cost management, Resource visibility and Subscription governance.
Azure AMA