On August 23rd 2017, a group of engaged and enthusiastic IT professions gathered at the HAYS Recruitment in the City Centre of Glasgow. We had two Microsoft experts as speakers cover the basics of Azure and also what serverless within the platform means. If you didn't managed to attend the event it was recorded
On the 25th October 2017, our meetup focused on Security. We had three speakers cover everything from native Azure security products to third party products. There was also a session that cover HoloLens and virtual reality. The session was recorded and is available via YouTube
On the 6th December 2017, we had MVP Ed Baker take us through the latest cloud solutions available for sharing files within your organisation and Microsoft employee Stephen Armory spoke about the data platforms available within Azure. The session was recorded and is available via YouTube
We held our February 2018 meetup on the 21st where Simon Binder and Gary Lumsden spoke to us:
At our April 25th 2018 meetup we had David McKay take us through an Introduction to Docker and we had Andrew Kemp come along and share his Office 365 knowledge. The session was recorded and is available via YouTube at:
June 2018 meetup saw two Microsoft employees visit and speak to use regarding Data Centre Transformations and Cognitive Services & Bots. Unfortunately this meetup wasn't filmed.
At our August 2018 meetup we had our sponsors F5 talk about their products and how they can be used within the Cloud and we also had another sponsor, Servent give us details on how they've implemented Azure at a customer and share the real life journey.
Our October 2018 meetup was held as a Super meetup in conjunction with the Glasgow SQL User Group and Scottish PowerShell and DevOps Group. We have five speakers give us lightning talks on various different subjects.
In December 2018, we had two Swedish MVP's attend, Simon Binder and Alexander Ardvisson. Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
With our first meetup of 2019 in February we welcomed Scott Tees, from Police Scotland's Safe Communities Unit and also Justin Black from HAYS who shared information about the current job market in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
In April, we saw Ryan Yates visit our meetup and deliver a mammoth session entitled "Using Azure DevOps, ARM Templates and Terraform for standing up Dev & Test Infrastructure in Azure".
In June, we welcomed Simon Binder from Sweden who presented a session on "Windows Virtual Desktop and how it fits into M365". And we also had Dave Burrell present on "Azure Cognitive Services and Microsoft Flow". Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
In August, we had the pleasure of welcoming an International visitor in Thomas Naunheim, who presented a session around "Hybrid Identity Design and Security Considerations in Azure AD". And we also had Derek Campbell present his session entitled "Turbo charging Azure DevOps with Octopus Deploy". Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
In October, we saw Scott Treacy deliver a session on "Defending Against Advance Automated Threats" as well as Darren Small present on the "Azure Intelligent Edge". Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
In November we joined forces with various user groups and welcomed some of the Microsoft Cloud Advocate team to Glasgow. Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
In December we had Kirk Ryan present a session around NetApp and how it can be used in Azure. We also had Calum Fay present a session on Kubernetes. Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
In February we saw Janet Moss & Chris McInnes present a session entitled "50 Ways to Kill Your Project Manager" and we also had Michael Stephenson present "Building awesome Serverless Solutions with Terraform and Azure". Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
In April, we held our first virtual meetup and we had Gary Hay present a session on Azure Sentinel. Unfortunately this meetup wasn't recorded.
In August, we had Derek Campbell and Mikhail Shilkov who presenting on how Azure hooks in with Octopus Deploy and Pulumi. It was great to hear about some of the tools available in the market for working with Azure.