Events

An evening on IoT

This evening, we will be back for the second Dutch Cloud MeetUp of this season! 19:00 - 19:10: Word of welcome 19:10 - 19:55: Michiel van Schaik - Azure IoT Introduction 20:10 - 20:55: Frank van Houten - Migrating toAzure Digital Twins V2 Michiel van Schaik - Azure IoT Introduction This session will introduce you to the Internet of Things capabilities of the Azure Cloud Platform. We will look into the overall design of an IoT solution in Azure and dive into the specific Azure IoT Services and capabilities, like IoT Hub, IoT Edge, IoT Central and Digital Twins.

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An evening on Serverless and Bicep

First sessions of the season will take place on the 21th of September and will be an in-person event. 18:00 - 18:45: Dinner + Welcome 18:45 - 18:50: Welcome 18:50 - 19:35: 1st Session - Oscar van Tol Azure Functions in .NET 5 and beyond In November of 2020 .NET 5 got released, the promise of “one-dotnet”. The ‘core’ addition has been dropped and Full Framework evolution has stopped at the 4.

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An evening on DevOps Culture

This evening we have our fifth event of the season. While we were hoping that this event would be a hybrid or in-person event, circumstances are still forcing us to hold this event online. The program for this evening: 19:30-19:35: Welcome and sorting out connectivity issues 19:35-20:20: First speaker: Nawid Sahebzadeh - The pitfalls to avoid with Microservices 20:30-21:45: Second speaker: Stacy Cashmore - Embrace the pitfalls The pitfalls to avoid with Microservices

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An evening on FaaS

This evening we have our fourth event of the season. While we were hoping that this event would be a hybrid or in-person event, circumstances are still forcing us to hold this event online. The program for this evening: 19:30-19:35: Welcome and sorting out connectivity issues 19:35-20:20: First speaker: Marc Duiker - How to deal with complex workflows in serverless applications 20:30-21:45: Second speaker: James Randall - Contrasting Azure Functions and AWS Lambda

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An evening on AI

This evening we have our third event of the season. This evening we will focus on artificial intelligence. The program for this evening: 19:30-19:35: Welcome and sorting out connectivity issues 19:35-20:20: First speaker: Rick van den Bosch (MVP) - Getting started with Azure Cognitive Services 20:30-21:45: Second speaker: Stefan Hogendoorn - What is AI if we make it Programmable Getting started with Azure Cognitive Services Wouldn’t it be great if we could have our applications see, hear, speak, understand and interpret the needs of our users?

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An evening on Identity (authentication and authorization)

This evening we have our second event of the season. This evening we will focus on authenticating and authorizing both systems and users when writing cloud software. The program for this evening: 19:30-19:35: Welcome and sorting out connectivity issues 19:35-20:20: First speaker: Christos Matskas - Introduction to Microsoft Identity for developers 20:30-21:45: Second speaker: Hendrik Wouters - App authentication with Auth0 Introduction to Microsoft Identity for developers If you ever had to deal with identity within your solutions then this is the session for you.

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An evening on Infrastructure as Code

In the season 2020/2021 we hope to have five MeetUps and this evening will be the first. Tonight we will learn about managing cloud infrastructure, but without choosing a cloud specific implementation like Azure ARM Templates or AWS CloudFormation. Instead the sessions will be about Terraform and Pulumi. This MeetUp will be held online using Microsoft Teams and the link to join will be posted here roughly 30 minutes before we start.

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An evening on moving to the cloud

To establish a rhythm of one meetup every two months, we will have one final MeetUp before the summer holidays. This time we will hear about the eight year long go-to-cloud strategy of SnelStart and about creating reliable, geo-distributed networks in Azure. This MeetUp will be held online using Microsoft Teams and the link to join will be posted here roughly 30 minutes before we start. The program: 19:30-19:35: Welcome and sorting out connectivity issues

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An evening on working with cloud infrastructure

It is time to deliver on our promise to have an evening on containers! This evening we will have an online meetup where Brian Veltman and Sudesh Jethoe will share their experiences working with container platforms in AWS and Azure. This MeetUp will be held online using Microsoft Teams and the link to join will be posted here roughly 30 minutes before we start. The program: 19:00 - 19:05 : Welcome and sorting out connectivity issues

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An evening on adopting DevOps

Our second MeetUp for this year will be held on the 9th of March. This evening we will learn all about DevOps. Our first speaker, Martin Woordward is the Director of Developer Relations for GitHub. Before that Martin was Executive Director of the .NET Foundation helping drive Microsoft’s move towards open source and was a Principal Group Program Manager of the team building tooling for DevOps teams inside and outside the company.

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