Distributed Compute with F# on Azure


We will go over the open source F# distributed compute framework mBrace.  How is mBrace different from other distributed compute frameworks.  What is distributed compute vs distributed data?  How is that different from Hadoop?  I will then demo the provisioning of an mBrace cluster as well as how to get set up with mBrace plus a cool demo of using mBrace for data mining at scale.

David Crook

David Crook is a Microsoft Technical Evangelist, F# enthusiast and competitive coder.  He has a core focus on Cloud and Web Technologies as they pertain to entrepreneurship.  As a technical evangelist, David does presentations, runs user groups and leads teams of entrepreneurs and students through technical validation and development of their projects to either win competitions or attain funding.  David has an extensive background in a variety of technologies through his experience with Microsoft Consulting Services where he was a custom development consultant for clients ranging from JPMorgan, Home Depot, McKesson, NASCAR and The US Senate.  David also was the lead developer on several internal global development initiatives.