Azure and Open Source: What You Need to Know

Want a big-picture perspective on the Microsoft cloud platform? ​Even though it was originally called "Windows" Azure, the Microsoft cloud platform offers much more than Microsoft software. It also includes plenty of support for open source technologies.

In this Jump Start training with live Q&A, get a broad look at the open source offerings that Azure provides today, including Linux, Node.js, and the ability to run NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB. Learn what the options are and when to use them, with popular speaker and author David Chappell.

(NOTE: If you'd like more background on Microsoft cloud services, check out the Cloud DevCamp, hosted by David Chappell and Bret Stateham.)

Course Outline:

  • Overview of Azure and Open Source
  • Available Options
  • How and When
Instructor Team
David Chappell | Chappell & Associates Principal | @DChappellAssoc
David Chappell is Principal of Chappell & Associates in San Francisco, California. Through his speaking, writing, and consulting, he helps people around the world understand, use, and make better decisions about new technology. David has been the keynote speaker for more than 100 events and conferences on five continents, and his seminars have been attended by tens of thousands of business and IT leaders, architects, and developers in 45 countries. His books have been published in a dozen languages and used regularly in courses at MIT, ETH Zurich, and other universities. In his consulting practice, he has helped major corporations adopt new technologies, market new products, and educate their customers and staff.
Live Event Details
March 3, 2015
9am–10am PST
What: Jump Start training with live Q&A
Cost: Free
Audience: Enterprise Developers who are new to or curious about Microsoft Azure

Familiarity with cloud concepts is helpful but not required.