Friday 28th February, 2014
10:45am to 11:30am
Known for underpinning the Halo 4 server-side components, Orleans offers an actor based approach to programming for the cloud. This simplifies the programming model by removing shared state and thread safety concerns, and unlocks the potential for huge horizontal scale out. Orleans is a great fit for online computer games, but is also applicable in other areas, from business applications to the Internet of Things.
The talk will be an overview of the architecture, and a live coding demonstration.
Richard has had early access to the technology, which is not currently publicly available.
Microsoft MVP for Windows Azure. Helps people to get software running in the cloud at @two10degrees
Richard helps software businesses around Europe migrate their applications to the cloud. He works with a wide variety of companies, ranging from the smallest startups to the largest software businesses in the world, and specializes in moving applications that were never designed to run in the cloud, utilise the Windows Azure platform. Richard is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Azure, and Senior Consultant at Two10degrees. He is often found developing open source software in C# and Node.js, and lives in Suffolk with his wife and two children.
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