Join me at SDEC 2011 in Winnipeg

If you’re going to be around Winnipeg between October 17-19, why not join me at the Software Development and Evolution Conference? [Register Today]

I’ll be giving two talks both, surprise surprise, on Windows Azure and Cloud Computing.

Windows Azure Sessions at SDEC 2011

The 7 Deadly Sins of Cloud Development

Are you a sinner, a saint, or a lost soul in your journey to the clouds? Come identify potential sins in your current/future cloud deployment, and discover ways to repent. In this session we will look at tools, code and architectural decisions that will lead you on the right path heading into the cloud.

Azure Deep Dive – Migrate an Application to Windows Azure

This is a hands on event so be sure to BRING YOUR LAPTOP loaded with the pre-requisite software below. Take an existing application and prepare it for the cloud. During this Dojo you’ll be able to register for your very own Windows Azure Account, or use one of the limited time accounts provided. Then take a guided tour to moving an existing application (provided) modify it so it’s "cloud ready", then deploy the application to Windows Azure. Required pre-requisite software:

  1. Visual Studio 2010
  2. SQL Server Management Studio 2008 R2
  3. Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio 2010
  4. Windows Identity Foundation
    1.  Windows Identity Foundation SDK

[Or setup an Ultimate Windows Azure Development Environment]