Alan Smith

Alan is from England and resident in Stockholm where he works as a consultant for Active Solution, a company specializing in Azure and .NET development. He has been in the IT industry since 1995 and delivering training courses since 2005.

Between courses he acts as a mentor and coach to other developers and teams, sharing his knowledge of Azure to improve their project development. He also works closely with Microsoft, taking part in technology preview programs, attending software design reviews and providing feedback to development teams.

Alan has an active role in the developer community running a local Azure user group as well as playing a leading role in organizing the Global Windows Azure Bootcamp and the CloudBurst conference in Sweden. He is a frequent presenter at conferences and user groups in Sweden and around Europe and has held the Microsoft MVP award for ten years, and is currently MVP for Microsoft Azure.

 

Please feel free to contact Alan for any questions regarding training courses or speaking engagements.

Email:cloudcasts.net@gmail.com Blog:CloudCasts Blog Twitter:@alansmith LinkedIn:Alan's LinkedIn Profile

Future Presentations

Training Courses

All course material is in English, and courses are delivered in English. Feel free to contact me for further information. cloudcasts.net@gmail.com

Past Presentations

February 17 SELECT Value FROM DataStream – Gaining Insight into Dynamic Data with Azure Stream Analytics TechX Azure Stockholm, Sweden
February 17 Azure Data Storage Technologies TechX Azure Stockholm, Sweden
January 30 Service Fabric Actor Model SweTugg Stockholm, Sweden
January 20 Service Fabric Actor Model IglooConf Helsinki, Finland
November 16 2016 Azure Data Storage Technologies TechDays Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
October 31 2016 Hoby Development Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
September 22 2016 Service Fabric Actor Model CloudBurst Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
August 22 2016 Azure Data Storage Technologies Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
May 27 2016 The Internet of Things & Device to Cloud Integration with the Azure IoT Hub and Lego DevSum 2016 Stockholm, Sweden
April 25 2016 SELECT Value FROM DataStream – Gaining Insight into Dynamic Data with Azure Stream Analytics Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
April 25 2016 Microsoft Azure Service Bus Brokered Messaging Deep Dive Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
February 16 2016 Telemetry Processing with Azure Stream Analytics TechX Azure Microsoft Sweden
February 16 2016 Azure Service Bus TechX Azure Microsoft Sweden
February 1 2016 Azure Storage Real World Implementations SweTugg Stockholm, Sweden
November 28 2015 Microsoft Azure Service Bus Brokered Messaging Deep Dive CloudBrew Lubbeek, Belgium
October 20 2015 Azure Racing Game Workshop TechDays Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
September 17 2015 Going Global developing Game Services in Microsoft Azure CloudBurst Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
May 29 2015 Telemetry Processing with the Azure Service Bus Event Hubs Tech Days The Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
May 29 2015 Microsoft Azure Service Bus Brokered Messaging Deep Dive Tech Days The Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
May 28 2015 SELECT Value FROM DataStream – Gaining Insight into Dynamic Data with Azure Stream Analytics Tech Days The Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
May 27 2015 Microsoft Azure In-Depth Hands-On Workshop DevSum 2015 Stockholm, Sweden
May 25 2015 SELECT Value FROM DataStream – Gaining Insight into Dynamic Data with Azure Stream Analytics DevSum 2015 Stockholm, Sweden
May 12 2015 SELECT Value FROM DataStream – Gaining Insight into Dynamic Data with Azure Stream Analytics Techorama Mechelen, Belgium
February 3 2015 Game on with Azure Storage SweTugg Stockholm, Sweden
January 28 2015 The Internet of Things & Device to Cloud Integration TechX Azure Microsoft Sweden
January 29 2015 SELECT Value FROM DataStream – Gaining Insight into Dynamic Data with Azure Stream Analytics TechX Azure Microsoft Sweden
January 29 2015 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Microsoft Azure TechX Azure Microsoft Sweden
January 29 2015 Microsoft Azure Service Bus Brokered Messaging Deep Dive TechX Azure Microsoft Sweden
November 19 2014 IoT Round-Table discussion with Mary Jo Farley TechDays Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
November 19 2014 The Internet of Things Device to Cloud Integration TechDays Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
November 19 2014 Big Data with a Million Things on my Mind TechDays Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
October 16 2014 Azure Service Bus Azure Online Seminarium Stockholm, Sweden
October 2 2014 Transient Fault Handling in Windows Azure DevDays Finland Helsinki, Finland
September 19 2014 Transient Fault Handling in Windows Azure CloudBurst Stockholm, Sweden
August 27 2014 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Windows Azure AzureConf London, UK
June 13 2014 The Internet of Things AddSkills Stockholm, Sweden
June 12 2014 The Internet of Things AddSkills Gothenburg, Sweden
June 10 2014 The Internet of Things Active Solution Stockholm, Sweden
June 4 2014 Game and Simulator Physics for Developers, Gamers and Petrol Heads NDC Oslo Oslo, Norway
June 3 2014 Azure Racing Game Workshop NDC Oslo Oslo, Norway
May 28 2014 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Windows Azure Techorama Mechelen, Belgium
May 23 2014 Azure Racing Game Workshop DevSum Stockholm, Sweden
May 21 2014 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Windows Azure DevSum Stockholm, Sweden
April 17 2014 Game and Simulator Physics for Developers, Gamers and Petrol Heads TechDays The Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
April 17 2014 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Windows Azure TechDays The Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
April 9 2014 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Windows Azure TechX - Microsoft Stockholm, Sweden
March 21 2014 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Windows Azure Azure DevDays Helsinki, Finland
March 12 2014 Game and Simulator Physics for Developers, Gamers and Petrol Heads Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
March 12 2014 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Windows Azure Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
March 4 2014 Game Services and Telemetry Processing in Windows Azure Sweden Windows Azure Group Stockholm, Sweden
January 8 2014 Windows Azure Racing Game Active Solution Stockholm, Sweden
November 19 2013 Behind the Scenes - Global Windows Azure Boot-Camp MVP Summit Redmond WA, USA
September 20 2013 Handling Big Data in Windows Azure Storage CloudBurst 2014 Stockholm, Sweden
June 14 2013 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect NDC Oslo Oslo, Norway
May 30 2013 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect DevSum Stockholm, Sweden
May 6 2013 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect Azure User Group Belgium Brussles, Belgiom
May 6 2013 Web Site Authentication with Social Identity Providers Azure User Group Belgium Brussles, Belgiom
April 17 2013 Designing for the Cloud - Workshop ITARC 2013 Stockholm, Sweden
March 8 2013 Website Authentication with Social Identity Providers TechDays The Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
March 8 2013 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect TechDays The Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
March 7 2013 Migrate an On-Premise Application to the Cloud in 60 Minutes TechDays The Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
March 6 2013 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect TechDays Finland Helsinki, Finland
March 4 2013 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect SDC Gothenburg, Sweden
February 19 2013 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect MVP Summit Bellevue WA, USA
February 19 2013 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect MVP Summit Bellevue WA, USA
February 18 2013 The Social Network for Developers MVP Summit Bellevue WA, USA
December 5 2012 Windows Azure Virtual Machines & BizTalk in the Cloud Sweden Windows Azure Group Stockholm, Sweden
November 19 2012 Web Site Authentication with Social Identity Providers Sweden Windows Azure Group Stockholm, Sweden
September 27 2012 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect CloudBurst Akalla, Sweden
July 4 2012 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect UK Windows Azure Group Manchester, England
June 18 2012 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect Sweden Windows Azure Group Akalla, Sweden
June 4 2012 Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles & Kinect Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
June 1 2012 Windows Azure Servie Bus for BizTalk Developers BizTalk User Group Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
May 23 2012 Azure Service Bus - Middleware in the Cloud DevSum Stockholm, Sweden
April 16 2012 Extending to the Cloud SDC Gothenburg, Sweden
April 4 2012 Enterprise Integration Patterns on the Windows Azure Servie Bus Microsoft Sweden Akalla, Sweden
April 4 2012 Windows Azure Servie Bus Features Overview Microsoft Sweden Akalla, Sweden
March 26 2012 Windows Azure Servie Bus Sweden Windows Azure Group Stockholm, Sweden
February 27 2012 Extending to the Cloud MVP Summit Bellevue WA, USA
May 17 2011 Extending to the Cloud DevSum Stockholm, Sweden
October 12 2010 Expanding your Infrastructure to the Cloud Informator Gothenburg, Sweden
July 5 2010 .NET 4.0 At Your Service .NET4ever Stockholm, Sweden
May 28 2010 WCF, WF and AppFabric Informator Stockholm, Sweden
May 27 2010 WCF, WF and AppFabric Informator Gothenburg, Sweden
April 20 2010 Migrating an Application to Windows Azure Microsoft Sweden Akalla, Sweden
March 24 2010 Cloud Computing Panel Discussion TechDays Sweden Örebro, Sweden
March 23 2010 WCF Workflow Services and App Fabric TechDays Sweden Örebro, Sweden
March 16 2010 Declarative Workflow Services SDC Gothenburg, Sweden
January 25 2010 WCF Workflow Services and App Fabric Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
October 28 2009 WCF/WF 4.0 Informator Stockholm, Sweden
October 15 2009 WCF/WF 4.0 Informator Gothenburg, Sweden
October 3 2009 Windows Azure - Business Value Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
September 12 2009 Build your own YouTube with Windows Azure AltDotNet Stockholm, Sweden
September 10 2009 Build your own YouTube with Windows Azure Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
August 10 2009 BizTalk Sommarkollo Microsoft Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
July 1 2009 BizTalk Sommarkollo Microsoft Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
May 6 2009 Oslo: Out of your brain, onto a hard drive Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
April 16 2009 BizTalk Developer and Administration Best Practices BizTalk User Group Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
March 18 2009 Hosting WCF/WF Servces in Dublin TechDays Sweden Västerås, Sweden
March 17 2009 Oslo: Out of your brain, onto a hard drive TechDays Sweden Västerås, Sweden
February 5 2009 Oslo, WCF/WF, Dublin Informator Stockholm, Sweden
February 4 2009 Oslo, WCF/WF, Dublin Informator Gothenburg, Sweden
January 27 2009 Navigating the Minefied with Evolvng Technologies SOA & BP Conference Redmond WA, USA
December 5 2008 Dublin & Oslo Presentation Microsoft Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
December 3 2008 "M" Demo Microsoft Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
November 28 2008 Oslo ECRU Consulting Stockholm, Sweden
November 18 2008 Oslo, WCF/WF, Dublin BizTalk User Group Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
November 14 2008 Oslo, WCF/WF, Dublin Seminar Informator Stockholm, Sweden
November 6 2008 WCF/WF Dublin & Azure .net Akadamien Stockholm, Sweden
February 12 2008 Intorduction to Oslo BizTalk User Group Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
October 28 2007 Reliable Messaging on Connected Systems Technologies SOA & BP Conference Redmond WA, USA
May 17 2007 Ten Things you may not Know About BizTalk BizTalk Foundation London, England
September 25 2006 BizTalk Server and SOA Informator Stockholm, Sweden
August 17 2006 BizTalk Value Informator Stockholm, Sweden
August 17 2006 BizTalk Technology Informator Stockholm, Sweden
June 21 2005 Introduction to BizTalk Sweden .NET User Group Stockholm, Sweden
May 17 2005 BizTalk Integration Patterns Microsoft Sweden Stockholm, Sweden