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[Post Event] Global Azure Bootcamp in Cluj-Napoca, April 25, 2015 - Cluj-Napoca

The 3rd edition of Global Azure Bootcamp finished with success in Cluj-Napoca. We had a full day dedicated to Azure and IoT.
At this edition we talked about Event Hub, Stream Analytics, Active Geo-Replication over SQL Azure and we discover how we can create our own datacenter in Azure. All these technologies help us to provider better solution with less development, cost and a higher quality rate.
Thank you cloud! Thank you Azure! Thank you Microsoft!

The event from Cluj-Napoca was organized by ITCamp and was sustained by two great company companies from Cluj-Napoca (RIA Solutions and ISDC). Without our local sponsors this event  would not have been possible.
Thank you RIA Solutions! Thank you ISDC!

In the end we would like to  thank you to all 50 participants that joined this event and sacrificed a beautiful and shiny Saturday for Azure.
Thank you all!

All the attendees that filled the survey at the end of the event had a chance to win one of the licences offered by our global sponsors.
So, ... the winners are:
  • Jetbrains License: Cosmin Vana
  • myget: Dan Dobocan
  • Blue Syntax: Erno Lazar
  • Opsgility: Cristian Cojita
  • Opsgility: Faur Flaviu
  • Opsgility: Dragos Vlad
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