If you are looking for a way to learn more about cloud computing with Microsoft’s Azure, look no further than the TechNet Event folks who will be offering up a half day session on building a private cloud. The description from Microsoft is below.
Cloud Power! What are the options? Public Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Private Cloud? Which one is right for your business? Join us as we discuss the basics of cloud infrastructures and the details of how to build your own private cloud. In 4 hours we will build a private cloud with you! We will talk about Hyper-V, Windows Azure, System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) and the Self Service Portal. We will demonstrate how to use these building blocks to build your own private cloud environment to host your own IT applications and services. We will also show you how to connect Public Cloud components to your Private Cloud in order to maximize the unique competitive benefits of each environment. Before this session is over you will have an understanding of the ins and outs of Microsoft’s Private Cloud Offerings
Visit Microsoft’s World Wide Event calendar and find a location near you. But if you are in San Francisco the even will be on August 23rd. For southern CA folks, it will be in Irvine on August 11th.