Running Java on Azure

Track: Cloud + DevOps
Skill Level: Beginner
Room: Room A315-316
Time Slot: Tue 2/16, 5:30 PM
Tags: cloud

Microsoft Azure is the cloud platform for everyone and that means Java too. This session will bring you up to speed on what Azure is and how you can use your Java skills to build applications on it. We’ll talk about Platform-as-a-Service options like Web Apps and Cloud Services and how you can get a Java web app running in minutes with features like auto-scaling, traffic routing, disaster recovery, and more. We’ll also see how you can deploy application servers including WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss, Tomcat, and much more! All of this powered by the largest cloud provider in the world!

Chris Risner

Chris Risner is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. There he leads a team focused on evangelizing Microsoft’s many open source capabilities including how Microsoft Azure can be used to help build powerful mobile applications. For the past several years he has focused on mobile development on the Android and iOS platforms. Before working in mobile development, Chris worked on many large scale enterprise applications in Java and .NET. Chis is a constant learner and has a vast amount of experience in iOS, Android, Smart Clients, Asp.Net MVC, C#, Java, and Objective C. You can find out more about Chris at and