Speaker: Marcus Fontoura, Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a worldwide network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. In this talk I’ll give an overview of Microsoft Azure’s architecture and highlight some of the research challenges in cloud computing.
Bio: Marcus is currently an architect for Microsoft Azure. Prior to Microsoft, he was as at Google (2011-2013), Yahoo! Research (2005-2010), and IBM Research (2000-2005), where he worked on several projects in the areas of Web Search, Advertising, and Databases. You can find more information about him at fontoura.org.
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