Presentations

These are the last 10 presentations I gave:
You can see them all here.

The State of .NET

Future Tech Digital 2021, Online
25 Mar 2021

1.NET is almost old enough to drink in the US (the first release was in 2002, 19 years ago…) but it’s definitely not rusty. Over the years it went through many transformations, including its latest incarnation known as .NET 5. In this presentation, Laurent Bugnion, a Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, who coded his first .NET application in 2001 will show you what’s new in .NET, where we are now and what to expect in the future.

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Microsoft Azure fundamentals

Web Summit Masterclass, Online
03 Dec 2020

Start your Azure learning with the foundations of cloud services, then follow with core data concepts, and move on to common machine learning and AI workloads.

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Moving your data to Azure

VS Live Virtcon 2020, Online
02 Dec 2020

1Before the arrival of cloud providers, firms were often keeping the bulk of their data in on-premises data centers, which hosted servers running database systems such as SQL Server and MongoDB. In a modernization effort, it can be necessary to move the data centers to Azure, if possible with minimum downtime and minimum headaches... In this session, Laurent Bugnion, a Cloud Advocate for Microsoft will help you understand what data options are available on Azure, and learn to know migration optio...

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Hello Cloud Computing World!

Start Dev Change, Online
14 Oct 2020

"There is no cloud, it’s just someone else’s computer". Maybe you heard that joke, and of course it’s true. But of course when that someone is Microsoft, and the computers are thousands and thousands of servers, people start paying attention. In this presentation, Laurent Bugnion, a Microsoft Azure Cloud Advocate will guide your first steps into the cloud. We’ll discover some key cloud services, see how you can deploy your code easily, and understand what tools can be used to manage the remote i...

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Discovering Azure

DuugFest 20 | Live, Online
02 Oct 2020

"There is no cloud, it's just someone else's computer..."

That is true. But when this someone else is Microsoft Azure, its huge offering can seem scary for a new user. In this presentation, Laurent Bugnion, a Microsoft Cloud Advocate will show you how he got started and how you too can take advantage of the services that the Microsoft Cloud has to offer. Together we will discover the Azure Portal as well as quite a few tools that make your life as a cloud developer easier.

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Moving your data to Azure

Experts Live Switzerland, Welle7, Bern, Switzerland
30 Sep 2020

1Before the arrival of cloud providers, firms were often keeping the bulk of their data in on-premises data centers, which hosted servers running database systems such as SQL Server and MongoDB. In a modernization effort, it can be necessary to move the data centers to Azure, if possible with minimum downtime and minimum headaches... In this session, Laurent Bugnion, a Cloud Advocate for Microsoft will help you understand what data options are available on Azure, and learn to know migration optio...

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Durable Functions in .NET

Sydney Alt.Net User Group, Online
29 Sep 2020

1Azure Functions are an exciting area of Microsoft Azure, helping developers to create backend services, APIs and other automated processes using the serverless concepts such as abstracted infrastructure, consumption model, micro-billing etc. Of course serverless functions also have some constraints such as taking a little longer to start, or timing out after a certain time. Thankfully we also have solutions to that, and in this session Laurent Bugnion, a Cloud Advocate with Microsoft Azure, will...

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Exploring core concepts in Azure Data (workshop)

Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Ignite
24 Sep 2020

Microsoft Learn Workshops are designed to be interactive and hands on. For the most immersive experience we recommend the prerequisites suggested in the module link provided below but are not required to join. To ensure everyone attending has the best involvement, these sessions have limited capacity. But don't worry, they are being recorded and will be available on demand. Join us for this guided online Microsoft Learn workshop: https://aka.ms/Learn/AzureDataConcepts.

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Migrating an ASP.NET web application to Azure App Service

Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Ignite
23 Sep 2020

Azure App Services offer a wide range of platforms, functionalities, and utilities around your web application. In this session, we will see how an ASP.NET web application can be migrated from a local environment to Azure with the help of our tools and processes. We will also talk about the configuration of the App Service, such as improving security, automatically scaling and more.

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Building a Notifications client with Azure and Xamarin, part 2

Twitch Live Stream, Microsoft Developer Twitch
14 Jul 2020

Join Laurent and Frank to build a cross-platform Notifications client with Xamarin and Azure. In the first episode, we will build the infrastructure for Android. The Notifications client is a cross-platform Xamarin application used to receive generic push notifications in various channels. The backend includes Firebase (for Android), Windows Push Notification system (for Windows), the Azure Notification Hub, Azure Functions, Cosmos DB.

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