Omaha Azure User Group Meeting – September 2020 – 1

The first bi-weekly meeting for the month of September 2020 took place on Wednesday, September 2nd, starting at 6:00 PM. It was an online event.

Here is the slide deck:

Title: Azure Architecture: Best Practices
Microsoft Azure is a vast cloud computing platform with more than 50 global regions used by 95% of fortune 500 companies. Businesses of all shapes and sizes are moving to Azure at a record pace, but these organizations need skilled technologists with the right expertise to help them lead the way.
In this intermediate-level course, you’ll learn essential design patterns used to implement well-architected applications in the Azure cloud. Find out how to implement key management, security, and governance practices used in the field today. Discover how real-world solution architects design scalable systems and build applications that support high availability and resiliency on the Azure platform. You’ll walk away from this course ready to take advantage of the opportunities available to those who are moving into the Azure cloud.

Speaker: Mike Pfeiffer
Mike Pfeiffer is a twenty-year tech industry veteran who’s worked for some of the largest technology companies in the world including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS). He’s the founder and Chief Technologist at, a cloud consulting and training firm. Mike is a published author, international conference speaker, Microsoft Azure MVP, and host of the podcast.

Sponsor: Spreetail
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Yes – we are an e-commerce company, but we are also an innovative software company. Our Software & Technology department consists of Software Engineering, DevOps, Product, UI/UX, and Data Management. In Software, there are five areas of development: Channels, Catalog, Customers, Money, and Supply Chain. Within these tribes, we develop solutions that power Spreetail daily, from managing our fulfillment centers to integrating our services with our marketplace partners. From a technology perspective, we use .NET Core, React.js, Redis, Redux, Kubernetes, SQL Server, and Azure.
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