Azure Virtual Desktop

A cohesive virtual desktop doesn’t just keep your projects organised; it can help employees stay up to date on projects while they work remotely. The Azure Workshop: Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) is designed to help you foster seamless collaboration through a virtual desktop experience.

Three key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Develop skills to design and implement virtual desktop structure on Azure. 
  • Become familiar with AVD.
  • Create your own AVD architecture and learn how to operationalise your virtual desktop in two hands-on labs.

Who should attend? 
IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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Analytics

Uncovering invaluable insights from your organisation’s data helps support your pursuit of greater innovation. The Azure Workshop: Analytics was created to introduce you to the cloud tools you’ll need to discover those next-level details. 

Three key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Gain a high-level overview of analytic techniques for optimising with Azure SQL Data Warehouse and the Azure Synapse studio.
  • Learn how to use Microsoft Power BI and Azure in conjunction with one another.
  • Experience a hands-on lab with the Azure Synapse studio. 

Who should attend?
IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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Infrastructure Migration

This workshop will provide you with both the knowledge and skills to migrate on-premises infrastructure such as Windows Servers and Linux Servers, running line of business applications and their associated database tier to Azure with confidence. The workshop covers both the technical aspects along with guidance on process, people, and governance (Cloud Adoption Framework).

You will learn about the value of implementing a landing zone, design and implement your first landing zone, and then leverage Azure Migrate to move a simple application to Azure during the hands-on lab portion of the workshop.

Key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Understand how to migrate workloads to Azure.
  • Get the knowledge and skills to migrate on-premises infrastructure such as Windows Servers and Linux Servers, running line of business applications and its associated database tier to Azure.

Who should attend?
IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, data scientists, and architects.

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Data Modernisation

A deep-dive, interactive exploration of how to migrate apps & databases to the cloud. We’re hosting a one-day workshop covering everything from whiteboarding migration strategies to hands-on experiences with data migration tools, and we’d like you to be a part of it!

In this workshop, professionals in data management and technical decision-making roles will better understand:

  • The reasoning & value of migrating apps & databases to Azure
  • How to whiteboard a data migration strategy
  • Tools & methods available to help you migrate your data

Who should attend?
IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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AI

AI continues to shape our future with its near endless potential. The Azure Workshop: AI demonstrates the benefits that your organisation gains when adopting this powerful technology. Experience in-depth demonstrations of Microsoft Azure cloud AI and examples of best practices before a hands-on afternoon lab on Azure AI solutions. Participants get the added opportunity of a deeper dive into one of three AI-focused topics, allowing them to choose a path that suits their organisation’s needs. Topics are machine learning, Azure Synapse, and Azure Machine Learning (AML); knowledge mining; or cognitive services and bots. Tap into the power of AI with Azure.

  • Understand the value that Azure AI can bring to your business.
  • See Azure AI in action with a live demonstration.
  • Choose to learn more about machine learning, Azure Synapse, and AML; knowledge mining; or cognitive services and bots for your hands-on lab

Who should attend?
This is a technical session with hands on lab environment and is suitable for IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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.NET App Modernisation

Jump-start your organisation’s digital transformation with the Azure Workshop: .NET App Modernisation. This course was designed to help you manage and modernise your Microsoft .NET application states as you migrate them to Microsoft Azure App Service. Start your morning with a whiteboard design session on app modernisation, followed by a hands-on lab designed to help you manage your .NET app library to increase resiliency, improve cost-efficiency, and help you scale more easily. Get ready to innovate in real time with Azure.

  • Learn how to prioritise and evaluate your applications to prepare them for Azure.
  • Modernise your .NET library with minimal interruptions and learn best practices, design patterns, and obstacles to avoid.
  • Join a hands-on lab that gets you started on your digital transformation journey.

Who should attend?
This is a technical session with hands on lab environment and is suitable for IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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Cloud Native Apps

In this workshop, you will build a proof of concept (POC) that will transform an existing PaaS application to a container-based application. This POC will deliver a multi-tenant web app hosting solution leveraging Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Docker containers on Linux nodes, and a migration from MongoDB to CosmosDB.

Who should attend?
Cloud Architects and IT professionals who have architectural expertise of infrastructure and solutions design in cloud technologies and want to learn more about Azure and Azure services.

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Disclaimer

Please be aware these are interactive sessions, and as such will be hosted on Microsoft Teams.

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Your contact details may be used for the purposes of follow up with relation to this event only and can be removed at any time upon request. Please note if you do not agree we are unfortunately unable to invite you to this workshop.

Note: Much of these workshops will cover presentations via slides using content using pages and demonstrations of topics and subject matter. All audience types and levels are welcome with their interest to view these portions of the workshop.

However, other parts of these workshops will involve working first hand on the technical software, services and tools such as using Powershell, system + software tools and browser controls in Azure cloud. These portions does assume a degree of technical familiarity and ease to follow printed /guided instructions, especially on Azure cloud and Powershell. To operate these tools, delegates will require a modern browser, such as Chrome, Edge(latest), Firefox, Opera or Safari, which has been recently updated.