Speaker: Alan Smith
Alan has worked as a developer with Microsoft technologies since 1995. Since 2003 he has been focusing on Connected Systems technologies, including BizTalk Server, WCF/WF, Oslo and Dublin. He currently works for KnowIT Consulting in Stockholm. He is an active speaker and hosts the website BloggersGuides.net where he regularly publishes webcasts and other learning resources. He has been awarded the Microsoft MVP status five times, 4 for BizTalk Server and 1for Connected Systems Developer.
thursday 16:40 - 17:30
The Windows Azure platform and Cloud Computing will present exciting new opportunities for developers. Azure can replace the traditional application hosting architecture with an elastic and scalable platform for web and service based applications. How should developers take advantage of those opportunities? What does Cloud Computing have to offer? What’s in it for us?
friday 13:10 - 14:00
This demo only session will start with brainstorming an idea for a data model. The data model will then be defined using the Oslo “M” modelling language. Constraints and relations will be added to the model before it is compiled and used to create a working SQL Server Database. The presentation will also highlight many features of the “M” modelling language and how it can be used in real world scenarios to model databases and applications.