Microsoft Azure without Microsoft – David Giard


Microsoft Azure is a highly-scalable cloud computing platform. But what if my business is built on Linux and Oracle? What if I build iPhone or Android apps for a living? What if I’m a PHP developer or Java developer or node developer? Can Azure help me and my products and services?

In this presentation, I will show you Microsoft Azure services that can improve your application or infrastructure, even if you are working exclusively in Open Source or non-Microsoft technologies.


David Giard is a former accountant and a former biochemist, who has been developing solutions using Microsoft technologies for over 2 decades.  Currently, David helps people build cloud and Windows applications in his role as a Microsoft Technical Evangelist. David has presented at numerous major conferences, code camps, and user groups around the world; He is the host and producer of the mildly popular online TV show Technology and Friends. He is the co-author of the Real World .NET, C#, and Silverlight. You can read his latest thoughts at  His hobbies include video, photography, sports, and embarrassing his sons.

Free Registration

When & Where

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
5:30 – networking and food
6:00 – discussion
Fox Valley Technical College

1825 N. Bluemound
Room F108
Appleton, WI 54912