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Showing posts with label bootcamp. Show all posts

A practical overview of Service Fabric

(Ce billet en aussi disponible en français: Un aperçu pratique de Microsoft Azure Service Fabric)

During the last Global Azure Bootcamp (April 16), the Montreal edition focused on Azure Service Fabric. The schedule for that day was packed with dynamic presentation and hand-on labs. Either because you were unable to be present or just because you want to learn more, it is not too late. The MsDevMtl team is happy to share with you all our documents we used.

Before you start

  • To be able to do the Hand on Labs you will need:
  • A PC with Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10
  • VisualStudio 2015 Update 1 or 2
  • Service Fabric SDK v2.0.135 (or more recent)
  • A Microsoft Azure subscription. If you don't already have one, here a free trial to get you started

The One-day Schedule

As you see the complete edition of the Azure Fabric Learning Path contains much more details and labs. Since we had only one day we decided to cherry picked what we thought was the best to get started, but feel free do more.


  • Intro to services and Service Fabric Overview
  • Labs 1 & 2
  • Application Packaging & deployment
  • Diner
  • Labs 3 & 4
  • MS at scale & High Availability
  • Lab 5
  • Diagnostics & Health policies
  • Lab 6
  • Who is using SF, AoA, Testing
  • Lab 7 & 8
  • Upgrades
  • Lab 9
  • Conclusion

Where to find everything you need


All the presentations were done by Alexandre Brisebois (@Brisebois), Stepahne Laporte (@s_lapointe), myself (@fboucheros), and under the supervision of our fantastic bandmaster Guy Barette (@GuyBarrette). Feel free to ask us questions if you get blocked during your journey.


From Ottawa to Montreal in April 2015

This April two event kept my attention, let me present them.

The MVP Cloud RoadShow - April 11

Where: Ottawa
Register: Meetup

Bored that every one is telling you to move to the cloud, but don't explain how to get there or are how it's working in the cloud?

The MVP Cloud RoadShow, is the perfect opportunity to meet Microsoft Azure MVPs. These specialists will talk about: Intune, Hybrid Identity, Rights Management, SQL Business Intelligence and Building a Lab in Azure.

Here all the information you need on the Meetup page.

Global Azure Bootcamp (Montreal edition) - April 25

Where: Montreal
Register: Meetup

Azure Bootcamp logo
This year is marks the third edition of this great event. In more than 190 locations around the globe, people will develop Cloud Computing applications for Azure, this is definitely a great learning opportunity. Many goods hands-on-labs:
  • Infrastructure as a Service in Microsoft Azure (Virtual Machines)
  • Getting started with Azure Websites and ASP.NET
  • Building a web application with ASP.NET MVC using DocumentDB
  • Get Started with the Azure WebJobs SDK
  • Get started with Mobile Services
  • How to Use Azure Redis Cache
  • etc.

For all the detail about the Montreal edition be sure to go on the Meetup page. For more information about the global event go on

~Frank B.

Reading Notes #127

Suggestion of the week





  • Streaming Xml Transformations (Christos Karras) - Great tutorial that explains very clearly what are our solutions when we are in front of a complex XML transformation.