MIX09: Overview of Windows Azure
Curious about cloud computing? Come learn how to use Windows Azure to better address key challenges of running Internet-scale applications in the cloud. Also hear about the essential concepts of Windows Azure, including what's new.
Manuvir Das is a Director in the Windows Azure product group at Microsoft, where he leads the Developer Experience team. The role of this team is to translate the functionality provided by the service components of Windows Azure into a familiar, intuitive, and cohesive platform for service developers. Manuvir has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializing in Programming Languages. He is also an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington.