//Cloud notes from my desk -Maheshk

"Fortunate are those who take the first steps.” ― Paulo Coelho

Ignite 2019 – Thursday session #mywatchlist #todo

(1) A Quickstart for Terraform in Azure Embracing any new technology is a journey of learning and experimentation. To help make this easier, Microsoft and HashiCorp have partnered to create a set of QuickStart Templates for using Terraform in Azure. In this session you’ll hear from both Microsoft and HashiCorp about what’s newly available as well as best practices to follow when using Terraform in Azure, including state management, secrets, CI/CD and more. Session is held in the immersive multi-screen Microsoft Technology Center Envisioning Center in The Hub. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/87565?source=sessions>

(2) Accelerate cloud migration and innovation: How to quickly deploy existing data and software to the cloud Migrating to the cloud and driving meaningful innovation can be overwhelming, but leveraging Microsoft AppSource and Azure Marketplace, you can simplify the entire migration process – from discovering tools, technology, and services to help you migrate, to leveraging deployment options for fast procurement and implementation. Utilize free trials, pay as you go consumption, annual licenses, custom offers, and the ability to leverage your on premise licenses to test, learn, scale, and migrate. Innovation at the pace of cloud. Join us to learn how. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/87367?source=sessions>

(3) Applying best practices to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) This is the perfect session if you want to boost your confidence in operationalizing best practices for cluster management and high availability on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). We dive into the tools, features, and best practices we learned from deep customer engagements. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/81598?source=sessions>

(4) Architecting a scalable commercial SaaS application Join us for this technical session outlining a framework to create a SaaS solution. The session covers general approaches to architecting SaaS solutions, dealing with customer security and compliance requirements, and platform capabilities needed to develop key SaaS enablement, including user management, usage metering, SKU management and customer provisioning as well as onboarding your SaaS app to Microsoft AppSource or Azure Marketplace. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/87366?source=sessions>

(5) Azure updates: Learn how we update Microsoft Azure and how you can increase control for your environment  Our commitment in Azure is to keep the infrastructure that hosts your VMs secure, performing at its best, resilient, and up to date with new features. In this session we share the processes we follow to rollout changes safely to our fleet. We also share the features that provide you different levels of control to apply these updates, especially for sensitive applications. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/84123?source=sessions>

(6) Building web services with gRPC With gRPC’s introduction to .NET Core, .NET developers can now reap the benefits of using protobuf to create RPC endpoints and service clients that can communicate bi-directionally or via streaming constructs using gRPC. Since gRPC is an open standard, there are a variety of tools available for virtually every development framework, so you can build service layers – and clients – that are easily interoperable between platforms and ecosystems. In this session, learn see how to create gRPC-enabled applications using .NET and the Visual Studio family of tools. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/87760?source=sessions>

(7) Cloud native applications with .NET Core and Azure Kubernetes Service With the latest version of .NET Core, its now easier than ever to build microservices and cloud native applications. In this demo-filled session, learn about the latest features, architecture, and support for building enterprise-grade solutions with C#, .NET Core, and Azure Kubernetes Service.  https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/81608?source=sessions>

(8) Deliver highly available and secure web applications with Azure Application Gateway and Web Application Firewall (WAF) Join us as we deep dive into layer 7 load balancing for modern web applications using Azure Application Gateway and Web Application Firewall (WAF). We cover new capabilities for configuring scalable and secure Ingress Controllers for your containerized applications on Azure AKS clusters, as well as WAF TLS policy advancements, which will dramatically increase your performance and customization options when securing your internet applications. We also walk through exciting new feature announcements and roadmap for the Application Gateway stack, targeting new scenarios for enterprise applications.<https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/82945?source=sessions>

(9) Database modernization best practices and lessons learned Are you interested in modernizing your database platform to achieve breakthrough performance, maintain security and compliance, and optimize your data infrastructure? In this session, we take a detailed look at the migration life cycle and modernization best practices. We share stories and learnings from customer who already migrated. We also cover most commonly seen migration blocking scenarios and demonstrate how our migration service can unlock your migration to Azure. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/81155?source=sessions>

(10) Dapr – Distributed Application Runtime – An event-driven, portable runtime for building microservices on cloud and edge. Dapr empowers developers to build distributed applications using any language or framework. Join members of the Dapr team to learn more about this OSS project, what you can do with this today, and its future direction. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/89441?source=sessions>

(11) Empower yourself through personal branding: How a shy introvert turned awkwardness into confidence How do you want the world to see you? ​Through personal branding, you have the power to define just that. Tell the world who you are instead of letting them fill in the blanks where the information is missing. ​ Whether your goals are finding a new job, getting recognized for your technical skills, or becoming a world-famous author, investing in your personal brand is the first step in setting yourself up for success. ​Cathrine Wilhelmsen went from being a shy introvert who always felt socially awkward, to becoming a Microsoft MVP with the confidence to start speaking internationally. Join her as she shares how she built her personal brand over several years – and redefined herself in the process. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/83527?source=sessions>

(12) Event-based automation across hybrid environments using PowerShell in Azure Functions As customers start to move their workloads to the cloud, it becomes important to deliver a consistent automation solution that works against your existing infrastructure and management systems, both on-premises and in Azure. In this session, we discuss the just released support for PowerShell in Azure Functions and how this can be used to deliver event-based automation by seamlessly connecting to on-premises systems and those deployed in Azure. Learn how to bring your existing PowerShell knowledge to the cloud and take advantage of PowerShell 6, as well as best practices on architecture and solutions to successfully deliver on-demand services through automation. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/83961?source=sessions>

(13) Finding needles in data haystacks: Protecting sensitive information Information professionals today are faced with the challenge of dealing with personally identifiable information (PII) in collections of unstructured text. Whether it’s customer data, electronic health records, loan applications, or even e-mail and chat messages, practitioners need access to new tools that allow them to find, manage, and safeguard PII. In this talk, we show how new features in text analytics can be used to help safeguard sensitive data and reduce the compliance burden for managing PII. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/81080?source=sessions>

(14) How to integrate PaaS, Serverless and Intranet applications to build resilient systems using Azure Event Grid Join Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operation (CSEO) – the experts who build, deploy and operate the systems that run Microsoft – to learn how we have used Azure Event Grid as a messaging service to synchronize status changes between Intranet applications and Azure PaaS (Platform as a Service) micro services. This session is ideal for developers who want to learn how to design for self-healing capabilities using Azure Event Grid. We will walk through how we have applied this approach to implement price changes on Microsoft products and ensure the changes are properly reflected and managed across all systems. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/84727?source=sessions>

(15) How DNV GL uses Kubernetes for machine learning and enterprise-wide microservice oriented apps  DNV GL has leveraged the flexibility and elasticity of Kubernetes to build a machine learning (ML) platform to efficiently roll out new applications in production systems, boosting the core business of managing risk by inspections and certification of assets, designs, and processes. Learn about the challenges and pain points of adopting Kubernetes in a controlled environment and core experiences related to security, monitoring support, and DevOps processes that have given DNV GL the experience needed for migrating large-scale systems to Kubernetes.<https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/81597?source=sessions>

(16) Java at Microsoft: All you need to know Since last Microsoft Ignite in 2018, a lot has happened here at Microsoft. In the Java space, major improvements to Azure and Visual Studio Code have enabled Java developers to achieve more and faster. New services have been added, and new features and performance improvements to the ones you already work with. Microsoft is making Azure the best cloud for Java developers. Come watch this panel to have a quick review of all the great things we built for you. You can always find more Java on Azure information at https://aka.ms/LearnonDocs. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/89348?source=sessions>

(17) Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure: Seattle’s newest power couple Microsoft and Oracle recently announced a cloud interoperability partnership enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. You may be asking yourself: “Will I get more out of my current investment in Microsoft and Oracle? Will this allow me to migrate more of my mission-critical applications to the cloud? Will I be able to utilize this new capability to connect applications in Azure to Oracle’s Autonomous Database?” Spoiler alert: the answer is YES. Join Chinmay Joshi, Principal Product Manager, for a breakdown of this unprecedented partnership and learn how you can elevate your multi-cloud strategy. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/90475?source=sessions>

(18) How to integrate PaaS, Serverless and Intranet applications to build resilient systems using Azure Event Grid Join Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operation (CSEO) – the experts who build, deploy and operate the systems that run Microsoft – to learn how we have used Azure Event Grid as a messaging service to synchronize status changes between Intranet applications and Azure PaaS (Platform as a Service) micro services. This session is ideal for developers who want to learn how to design for self-healing capabilities using Azure Event Grid. We will walk through how we have applied this approach to implement price changes on Microsoft products and ensure the changes are properly reflected and managed across all systems. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/84727?source=sessions>

(19) Run your Linux workloads faster leveraging the Azure platform enhancements Join our platform engineering team to hear about the investments and tools we built and contributed upstream for low latency networking, RDMA over SRIOV, infiniband, low latency storage, large size VMs, and more! Learn about the joint collaboration we have across Red Hat, SUSE, and Canonical to make Linux runs great on Azure, and see how to enable these features in your production environment and make your workloads run smoother on Azure. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/82921?source=sessions>

(20) Lessons learned running Linux-based workloads on Azure Every day, thousands of Azure customers launch a wide range of critical Linux-based workloads that go from ephemeral batch compute to long-running enterprise software packages. And they’re in good company, since over half the VMs on Azure run Linux today. But what about Day 2? What are the best practices that we can apply during the architecture and design phases? Come join us for a 3-way session where we will share how commercial partners (such as Red Hat), customer programs (such as FastTrack for SAP) and large teams at Microsoft all operate Linux-based workloads on Azure. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/82922?source=sessions>

(21) Migrate your apps with Azure App Service Migration Have you ever wondered how to assess your application for cloud readiness? Have you ever found moving your app and data layer difficult and labor intensive? With App Service Migration Assistant, migrating .NET and PHP apps as well as migrating CMS platforms like WordPress and Drupal to Azure is now easier than ever. App Service has built a first-party assessment and migration assistant that offers a step-by-step guided experience that assesses and then moves .NET and PHP applications to Azure App Service without the need to redeploy or refactor your code. The tool allows you to quickly and easily modernize a legacy application or move your preferred CMS platform to the cloud with ease. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/82925?source=sessions>

(22) Serverless Kubernetes with Azure Functions and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Serverless and event-driven computing are enabling developers to build and run apps faster than ever before. Microsoft Azure provides flexible options on running serverless workloads to bring the benefits of serverless to every environment. This session showcases how Virtual Nodes, KEDA, and powerful tooling allow you to bring event-driven Azure Functions and containers to your Azure Kubernetes clusters for a flexible and productive app experience. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/83959?source=sessions>

(23) The big serverless announcements for Microsoft Ignite Join the azure functions team as we showcase all the latest and greatest updates for building serverless apps in Azure. New capabilities, language updates, flexible hosting, and more to help you build cloud scale apps more efficiently than ever before! For more information on Azure Functions head over to https://aka.ms/IntrotoAzure. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/89314>

(24) Modernize .NET apps with serverless functions New hosting options and language features enable enterprise .NET applications to run as serverless functions. Whether it’s moving existing Windows services, building a .NET web application, or hosting cloud scale APIs, come learn how the latest .NET Core and Blazor apps run best when they run as Azure serverless apps. <https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/83549>

2019-11-25 - Posted by | #ignite2019, .NET, Azure, Uncategorized |

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