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All Around Azureis the amazing show you may already know to learn everything about Azure services and how they can be utilized with different technologies, operating systems, and devices. Now, the show is expanding! All Around Azure: Developers Guide to IoT is the next event in our Worldwide Online Learning Days event series and will focus on topics ranging from IoT device connectivity, IoT data communication strategies, use of artificial intelligence at the edge, data processing considerations for IoT data, and IoT solutioning based on theAzure IoT reference architecture.
Join us on a guided journey into IoT Learning and certification options. We will be hosting 2.5 hours of live content and Q&A sessions in your local time zone – so you can get all your questions answered in real-time by our speakers. No matter where you are and what time zone you are streaming from, we will see you on January 19th.
This event follows along the Internet of Things Event Learning Path. A learning path is a carefully curated set of technical sessions that provide a view into a particular area of Azure; and often help you prepare for a certification. Each session in a learning path is business-scenario focused so you can see how this technology could be used in the real world. Each session is independent, however viewing them as a series builds a clearer picture of when and how to use which technology.
The Internet of Things Event Learning Path is designed for Solution Architects, Business Decision Makers, and Development teams that are interested in building IoT Solutions with Azure Services. The content is comprised of 5 video-based modules that approach topics ranging from IoT device connectivity, IoT data communication strategies, use of artificial intelligence at the edge, data processing considerations for IoT data, and IoT solutioning based on the Azure IoT reference architecture.
Each session includes a curated selection of associated modules from Microsoft Learn that can provide an interactive learning experience for the topics covered and may also contribute toward preparedness for the official AZ-220 IoT Developer Certification.
The video resources and presentation decks are open-source and can be found within the associated module’s folder inthis repository.
Session 1: Connecting Your Physical Environment to a Digital World – A Roadmap to IoT Solutioning
With 80% of the world’s data collected in the last 2 years, it is estimated that there are currently 32 billion connected devices generating said data. Many organizations are looking to capitalize on this for the purposes of automation or estimation and require a starting point to do so.
This session will share an IoT real world adoption scenario and how the team went about incorporating IoT Azure services.
Session 2: Deciphering Data – Optimizing Data Communication to Maximize your ROI
Data collection by itself does not provide business values. IoT solutions must ingest, process, make decisions, and take actions to create value. This module focuses on data acquisition, data ingestion, and the data processing aspect of IoT solutions to maximize value from data.
As a device developer, you will learn about message types, approaches to serializing messages, the value of metadata andIoT Plug and Playto streamline data processing on the edge or in the cloud.
As a solution architect, you will learn about approaches to stream processing on the edge or in the cloud withAzure Stream Analytics, selecting the right storage based on the volume and value of data to balance performance and costs, as well as an introduction to IoT reporting withPowerBI. Check out more on Learn!
Session 3: Adding Intelligence – Unlocking New Insights with AI & ML
For many scenarios, the cloud is used as a way to process data and apply business logic with nearly limitless scale. However, processing data in the cloud is not always the optimal way to run computational workloads: either because of connectivity issues, legal concerns, or because you need to respond in near-real time with processing at the Edge.
At the end, you will understand how to develop and deploy AI & Machine Learning workloads at the Edge. Check out more on Learn!
Session 4: Big Data 2.0 as your New Operational Data Source
A large part of value provided from IoT deployments comes from data. However, getting this data into the existing data landscape is often overlooked. In this session, we will start by introducing what are the existing Big Data Solutions that can be part of your data landscape.
We will then look at how you can easily ingest IoT Data within traditional BI systems likeData warehousesor inBig Datastores like data lakes. When our data is ingested, we see how your data analysts can gain new insights on your existing data by augmenting yourPowerBIreports with IoT Data. Looking back at historical data with a new angle is a common scenario. Finally, we’ll see how to run real-time analytics on IoT Data to power real time dashboards or take actions withAzure Stream Analyticsand Logic Apps. By the end of the presentation, you’ll have an understanding of all the related data components of theIoT reference architecture. Check out more on Learn!
Session 5: Get to Solutioning – Strategy & Best Practices when Mapping Designs from Edge to Cloud
In this session we will explore strategies for secure IoT device connectivity in real-world edge environments, specifically how use of theAzure IoT Edge Gatewaycan accommodate offline, intermittent, legacy environments by means of Gateway configuration patterns.