Thu, Mar 21 2013 12:00 Central Daylight Time
Steve Hughes Accounting for Windows Azure
Accounting for Windows Azure in Your Data Architecture
As Windows Azure becomes a more significant part of the IT landscape, data architects need to understand the data technologies at their disposal. Not all data can nor should be stored in the relational database in Azure. The discussion will include the various storage types available for data in Azure and how they may fit into an architecture. Learn which data storage techniques may work best for your next project with Azure and some of the nuances of using each type within a project.
Bio: Steve Hughes is a Practice Lead at Magenic. He works with Microsoft’s SQL Server stack to deliver data and business intelligence solutions. He has been working with technology for over 15 years with much of that time spent on creating business intelligence solutions including multidimensional databases, reporting solutions, and data marts. He is passionate about using data effectively and helping customers understand that data is valuable and profitable. Steve also has experience working with a large Software as a Service vendor where he received awards for customer satisfaction and engineering excellence. Steve believes the data in the cloud will change how information can be delivered to and consumed by the masses. He also provides insights from the field on his blog at http://www.dataonwheels.com. Steve been on the leadership team of the Minnesota SQL Server User Group (PASSMN) for the past 3 years and is currently a PASS Regional Mentor for the Northeast.