Microsoft Azure Cloud Services

August 11, 2016

  • Paul DeCarlo

With datacenters operating in 24 regions around the world, the Azure Cloud allows for scalable deployment of popular networked services. These include common deployment scenarios of Virtual Machines (Linux/Windows), Databases (MySQL/SQL/NoSQL), and managed web applications (Node/PHP/Java/Python/.NET). In addition, the Azure Cloud exposes a platform for developing Internet of Things solutions, Machine Learning experiments, and Artificial Intelligence services. In this session, we will cover these topics and more using live demonstrations of the components in action. Attendees will gain a holistic view of how cloud services can be leveraged in a variety of developer scenarios.

About Paul DeCarlo

Paul DeCarlo is a Microsoft Technology Evangelist and Professor for the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. His current technology interests focus on Internet of Things, Cloud Applications, and Cross-Platform mobile app development. He is also an experienced startup founder for WinCoder LLC ( ) which focuses on Windows application development, including Searchler, a Pandora type service for Music Videos running on Microsoft Azure. On weekends Paul performs as lead vocalist in Houston's Tool Tribute band - Spiral Out (

About the sponsor: Arcurve

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