Microsoft Azure Storage is one of the core Azure services that is experiencing adoption across a wide range of customer projects. Azure Storage provides scalable, durable and reliable data storage with geo-location enabled by default. Storage pricing makes the services compelling to use in many customer scenarios. This demo-intensive session will highlight how the flexibility and scalability of Azure Storage can be leveraged in many real-world scenarios. The basics of Table Storage, Blob Storage and Storage Queues will be covered before moving on to look at how these services can be leveraged in a number of real world scenarios. The session will round off by looking at the service pricing and costs of using the services.
Alan Smith is a Microsoft Azure developer, trainer, mentor and evangelist at Active Solution in Stockholm. He has a strong hands-on philosophy and focusses on embracing the power and flexibility of cloud computing to deliver engaging and exciting demos and training courses. Alan has held the MVP title for 10 years, and is currently MVP of the year for Windows Azure. He is in the organization team for the CloudBurst conference and the Global Azure Bootcamp. Alan is also an avid Formula 1 fan, finding the technology and engineering challenges of the sport as dynamic and exciting as the racing.