Microsoft Azure Batch: Getting Started

by Alan Smith

This course, Microsoft Azure Batch: Getting Started, will focus on the use of the Azure Batch service for job processing, using the rendering of a 3D ray-traced animation as an example.

What you'll learn

Cloud Computing platforms, such as Microsoft Azure, bring the availability of massive compute resources on a consumption billing model. The Azure Batch service simplifies the task of running distributed parallel compute jobs in the cloud.

This course will focus on the use of the Azure Batch service for job processing, using the rendering of a 3D ray-traced animation as an example.

The demos and real-world scenarios covered in this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to utilize the power and flexibility of the Azure Batch service in distributed processing scenarios.

About the author

Alan Smith is a Windows Azure developer, trainer, mentor and evangelist at Active Solution in Stockholm. He has a strong hands-on philosophy and focusses on embracing the power and flexibility of cloud computing to deliver engaging and exciting demos. Alan has held the MVP title for 10 years, and is currently MVP of the year for Windows Azure. He is in the organization team for the CloudBurst conference and the Global Windows Azure bootcamp.

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