Type Provider to Azure with Isaac Abraham

Jun 12, 2014 · London, United Kingdom

This talk will centre around how Microsoft Azure and F# fit together as an excellent value proposition for storage, retrieval and analysis of large quantities of data. 

Microsoft Azure offers a number of flexible options to act as a low-cost, high-performance and reliable data-store, whilst one of F#’s biggest strengths is its ability to quickly and easily parse and analyse data.

In this talk, you will see:-

• How to use the Azure Portal and Visual Studio to quickly and easily create and manage Azure storage

• What the different storage options offered by Microsoft Azure are

Why you would use Azure storage over other databases

• How the Azure Storage Type Provider can drastically lower the barrier to entry to getting up and running with programming against Azure


Isaac has been developing on the .NET framework since v1.0 on a wide variety of server and client-oriented platforms. He nowadays works as CTO for ElastaCloud, a consultancy and tools provider focusing on Azure-based big data solutions. In his spare time he works as a consultant, speaker and trainer, focusing on increasing awareness of F# and functional programming in general, improving quality of .NET software development through improved day-to-day development practices, unit testing and automation.


Please also register with Skills Matter: https://skillsmatter.com/meetups/6377-type-provider-to-azure

Event organizers
  • F#unctional Londoners Meetup Group

    F#unctional Londoners is a meetup group that aims to bring together Londoners with an interest in functional programming with F#. Topics include: - Essentials of functional programming and F# - Assessing what kind of projects F# is well suited for - or not - Using F# alongside other languages and libraries - Asynchronous and parallel programming - Data visualisation - Scientific programming - Numerical methods and optimisation - Financial modelling

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