geekSpeak Recording - SQL Azure Under the Hood with Chris Rolon

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In this episode of geekSpeak, Chris Rolon gives us a look under the hood of Microsoft SQL Azure to see how was constructed. Chris discusses the issues involving high availability, failure detection, automatic failover, and the distributed data fabric. Be sure to bring your questions about SQL Azure for Chris. This geekSpeak is hosted by Glen Gordon and Lynn Langit.

The geekSpeak webcast series brings you industry experts in a "talk-radio" format hosted by developer evangelists from Microsoft. These experts share their knowledge and experience about a particular developer technology and are ready to answer your questions in real time during the webcast. To ask a question in advance of the live webcast or for post-show resources be sure to visit the geekSpeak blog.

Guest Presenter: Chris Rolon, Consultant, Neudesic

Based in the New York City area, Chris Rolon is an architectural consultant for Neudesic, a solutions company focused on the delivery of products and services based on Microsoft .NET technologies. Chris has an extensive technology background with more than 25 years of industry experience in custom application development and implementation.

Originally based in Irvine, California, Chris has been actively involved with the Microsoft .NET development community since it was introduced at the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in 2000. Chris has been an active speaker at Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) events, Microsoft Visual Studio launches, and user groups throughout Southern California. Since relocating to the New York City area, Chris has spoken at the MSDN Developer Conference and several user groups and Code Camps in the local area. Chris now heads the Windows Azure User Groups in New York and Malvern, Pennsylvania, where he has been speaking on Azure since PDC 2008. Chris is presently working with a client company in the mid-west that is part of Microsoft Technology Adoption Program, and he is migrating one of the company's commercial applications to run on Azure.



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