Umbraco and Azure workshop
Friday, June 24, 2011



Kurt Claeys

Olivier Mangelschots

Second edition of this popular interactive workshop, this time we will focus on the new "Windows Azure Accelerator for Umbraco" CodePlex project.


Time Programme
9:00 Welcome & coffee
9:30-11:00 Kurt Claeys - Technical dive into Azure
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 Umbraco CMS and Azure
12:30-13:30 lunch break
13:30-13:45 Azure Development Program (how can it help you)
13:45-16:30 hands-on workshop, setup your Umbraco website in Azure




  • Web & Worker Role
  • Virtual Machine sizes & performance
  • Storage Types: Blobs, Tables, Azure SQL, queues
  • No local persistant storage
  • Network Load Balancing (round robin)
  • Scale out to multiple instances
  • Multiples websites in one Azure account
  • Azure Content Delivery Network
  • Swap between development & production environments
  • Typical monthly costs to host Umbraco site
  • Q&A

Umbraco and Azure

  • Where does Umbraco store it's information?
  • Challenges in the Azure cloud
  • CodePlex Accelerator - How does it work, how to roll out
  • Future: Umbraco 5 will have native Azure support
  • Q&A

Bring your laptop!

It's a workshop where everyone will work on his/her own laptop. Don't forget to pre-install:

If you cannot bring a preconfigured laptop, please contact; they have some spares.


Orbit One - Ghent
Raas van Gaverestraat 83
9000 Gent


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