April 2012 GNO .Net User Group Meeting
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Ryan Duclos is a Senior Technical Consultant for Perficient, Inc. (PRFT), where he is passionate about Microsoft development utilizing the .Net Framework, SQL Server, and Windows Azure technologies. He lives and works in LA (Lower Alabama!) and loves spending time with his family, as well as being a Community Influencer for Microsoft. Ryan is the President of the Lower Alabama .NET User Group and is also involved with the Pensacola SQL Server User Group. In addition Ryan is a frequent speaker at numerous Code Camps, SQL Saturday & User Group events.
Twitter: @rduclos http://about.me/rduclos
Lap Around SQL Azure
SQL Azure is part of the Windows Azure platform: a suite of services providing hosted computing, infrastructure, Web services, Reporting services and data services. The SQL Azure component provides the relational database functionality of SQL Server, but it also provides functionality as a cloud-computing service, hosted in Microsoft datacenters around the globe. We will go over how it works and what it has to offer, as well as some of the differences and limitations.
New Horizons Computer Learning Center
2800 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Suite 330
Metairie LA 70002
There is a free parking garage around back. Do not park in the Rouses or SteinMart parking lot. The front door frequently gets locked in the evening so enter through the door closest to the garage.