Microsoft Azure Workshop

Apr 25, 2014

The ACID group hosted a Microsoft Azure workshop at the San Diego Supercomputer Center Synthesis Center on Friday, April 25th. The workshop was led by Wenming Ye, senior research program manager at Microsoft Research.


Welcome and Logistics
Introduction to Microsoft Azure Cloud For Researchers *
Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Hands on Lab
Microsoft Azure Technical Computing Options and the MS Azure4Research Grant
Lunch Break
Microsoft Azure Storage and Big Data Tools in the Cloud (Optional)
Wrap up

Speaker Bio

Wenming Ye is a Sr. Research Program Manager at Microsoft Research. His current responsibility is helping researchers to utilize Cloud-based Big Data and Big Compute tools in their research. After completing his graduate work at CU Boulder, Mr. Ye joined SRI International, where he focused on design and development of innovative wireless, handheld, and Web-based simulation tools and services. Mr. Ye returned to Boulder as a developer on the commercialization team at Tech-X Corp, where he developed and productized large-scale HPC software. Mr. Ye then joined Microsoft as a Sr. technical evangelist worked on products including Windows HPC, Technical Computing, Windows Azure and HDInsight.

Microsoft Azure for Research: