A Lap Around Windows Azure
Hear about key problems that cloud computing is solving and how these services fit into the Microsoft cloud computing initiatives. Learn about the pillars of the platform, its service lifecycle, and see how they fit with both Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies. Also, hear about the services roadmap over the next few years.
Manuvir DasManuvir Das is a Director in the Cloud Infrastructure Services division at Microsoft Corporation, where he has been working, with many others, on delivering a world class services platform to developers. In his other life, Manuvir is a reasearcher and an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington. His research interests have been in inventing and applying techniques from Programming Languages, Compilers, and Systems to the software engineering process. He previously led the Program Analysis research group in the Center for Software Excellence at Microsoft. Manuvir has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIT Bombay, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.