Azure in practice

Graanmarkt 2, Antwerpen

On Tuesday, November 19th, the Azure in practice meetup will take place!


18:00 Doors open + hamburgers
19:00 Presentation Thomas Smets
20:00 Presentation Micha Wets
21:00 Networking event + drinks
22:00 End


Durable functions – Thomas Smets

Durable functions allow you to write even more powerful and even stateful Azure functions. Its programming model is very similar to traditional C# functions using only procedural code. They are durable, reliable and potentially long running. In this session you will learn the different application patterns that this programming model enables. You’ll also get an in depth and technical look on how this all works and what caveats you need to be aware of. Let’s see how you can use durable functions in your applications!

Since 2005 Thomas Smets has been working as a C # programmer, of which the last 4 years at Delaware. His experience is mainly in backend and services development. That experience comes in handy within the Mobile, Web & IoT team of Delaware where I am mainly concerned with APIs and background processing.

Application & Desktop delivery with Windows Virtual Desktop – Micha Wets TBC

As a developer, do you still carry around a heavy/big portable with 8 CPU’s & 16GB of RAM or more?
What if you could to the same (or even more) on a Surface GO or your mobile device?
Application and Desktop delivery hit a new era with the general availability of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)! Join this session to learn how to get the most out of your smaller/slower devices.
Micha has been involved since the early previews and will share his experiences, best practices and notes from the field. Join this demo heavy session and walk away with all the info you need to maximize your admin- and user experience!

As a Microsoft MVP, Micha enjoys talking about all things IT and has already spoken at various conferences. Most recently, ITProud, Microsoft Inspire 2018 in Las Vegas, Cloudbrew, a recent Technine event and a Microsoft hosted webinar.
He has over 10 years of experience as a DevOps engineer and has in depth knowledge of private, hybrid and public clouds. Today Micha mainly focuses on RDS & Citrix environments and is particularly knowledgeable about migrating those environments to Microsoft Azure using RDS (WVD soon) & all available Azure Services. Micha is a Technology Strategist at ASPEX, a Cloud Service Provider, and works closely with Microsoft on Azure, RDS & WVD.