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February 2015 Meetup

January 30, 2015 Leave a comment

Welcome to the first COCCUG meetup of 2015!

The February 2015 COCCUG meeting will be on Monday, February 9th from 6pm – 8pm at Improving Enterprises (One Easton Oval, Suite 175, Columbus, OH 43219). This month we welcome Michael Collier to provide a look at a new NoSQL option in Azure, DocumentDB.

We’re also looking for a few good lightning talks for this meetup, or future meetups. If you want to speak, please contact Michael Collier or reach out via Twitter.

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Introduction to Azure DocumentDB

Abstract: In this session we will explore the newest data storage option available with the Microsoft Azure platform – DocumentDB. DocumentDB is a NoSQL document database designed for today’s modern applications. We will explore several key areas of DocumentDB, including its resource model, consistency and scalability, management, and querying capabilities. We will also learn how to create an ASP.NET application that utilizes DocumentDB for a data store.

Bio: Michael currently a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, where he engages deeply with select accounts to help them best utilize Azure’s features. Michael is a former five-time Azure MVP and most recently served as a Principal Cloud Architect with Aditi Technologies. Michael has over 13 years of experience with various consulting and technology firms where he was instrumental in leading and developing solutions for a wide range of clients. He has a vast amount of experience in helping companies determine the best strategy for adopting cloud computing, and providing the insight and hands-on experience to ensure they are successful. Michael is also a respected technology community leader, and is often found sharing his Microsoft Azure insights and experiences at regional and national conferences. Follow Michael’s experiences with Azure on his blog at and on Twitter at @MichaelCollier (

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January 2015 – No Meeting

There will not be a meeting on on Monday, January 12th. We plan to resume on February 9th.

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