Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 11th and 12th 2014
Andrew has been building software for over 20 years honing his skills to build large scale easy to manage systems. A member of the ASP Insiders group and publisher of 3 programming books, Andy has been providing direction to the software development community his entire career. Andy focuses on building effective teams that are capable of meeting a customer’s needs with appropriately sized applications that are easy to manage and delivered on time. Outside of work, Andy is writing two non-software related books, building up his sustainable farm, home schooling his six kids, and helping to manage various three gun events.
Andrew will cover the basics of setting up Microsoft Azure Search and DocumentDB in your Azure environment. He will show how to generate and load data into both. From there Andrew will walk you through an example car shopping web site that demonstrates a search first navigation experience backed by a NOSQL data store. By the end of this talk you will walk away with a fair understanding of how to set up and configure Azure Search and DocumentDB for your applications. You will also learn how to use faceted searches to deliver the best search results for your users. And you will learn how to include a NOSQL implementation into your application as well as when to choose it over a relational database.