Global Windows Azure Bootcamp NL

Last Saturday there was the Worldwide Global Windows Azure Bootcamp. In The Netherlands this was organized by WAZUG and SDN. The program contained a Windows Azure introduction by Marcel Meijer and after the lunch a session about HD Insight by Dennis Mulder. In the meantime there was the possibility to work on the Hands-on labs of the Windows Azure trainings kit. Patriek van Dorp, Dennis Mulder, Edwin van Wijk and Marcel Meijer were available for questions and helping with solving problems.

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At the end of the event there was Worldwide experiment. All countries run the Kinect and Windows Azure WorkerRoles of Alan Smith. The Netherlands did a nice job! In 21 Countries in a timespan of 24 hours the Render Farm rendered 724059 frames by 9793 WorkerRole instances. Normally this should have taken 4.5 year. Which would cost $249.955,- but now it cost allmost nothing! Almost everyone used his/hers MSDN free compute hours or used a free Windows Azure trail.

Again a great event! We thank our local sponsors for their support.


Organised by:

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Local sponsor:

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About Marcel Meijer

For over 20 years this 46 year old goes into the world of ICT. Currently he is mainly concerned with Azure, Cloud, C#, Software Development, Architecture in general and Windows 8 / Windows Phone 8. He works as a Cloud Lead Consultant at Xpirit. In his spare time he is. NET track owner and board member of the SDN.
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