On Saturday, March 29th, cloud enthusiasts in nearly 150 locations within more than 50 countries will gather for Global Windows Azure Bootcamp, an all-day primer on Windows Azure – and the Boston area will host two such opportunities!
Both Microsoft’s New England Research and Development Center (NERD) in Cambridge and BlueMetal Architects in Watertown will be hosting this all day, FREE, lecture/hands-on event at their respective facilities. We’re coordinating content and speakers across the two venues, so simply register on Meetup for the location – Cambridge or Watertown – more convenient to you (space permitting).
We are still finalizing the agenda, but you can expect to hear about – and provision yourself – Virtual Machines, Cloud Services, Storage, Web Sites, Mobile Services, and more, as well as contribute to a massive compute farm focused on diabetes research.
To make the most of the event, you’ll want to bring a Windows laptop with the following (trust me, it’s easier to have this set up beforehand than tax the bandwidth at the location):
- Visual Studio 2012 or 2013
- Windows Azure SDK (use NuGet within Visual Studio to install the appropriate SDK for your version)
- an activated Windows Azure account (via MSDN or the no-risk 30-day trial)
- (suggested) Windows Azure Training Kit
Light breakfast, lunch, and beverages will be available.