San Antonio Azure User Group Meeting: February 9

January 27, 2016

by Dalinda Milne at 1:25 PM in Campus Community, Events, Interesting


The next Azure user meeting will be held on February 9 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Microsoft Office located at 401 East Sonterra Blvd., Suite 300 in San Antonio, Texas.

The topic for the meeting will be “Cloud Design Patterns for Scalability and Performance” by guest speaker Matt Johnson, Microsoft Azure Developer. Attendees will learn about useful cloud design patterns, partitioning, decomposition, and techniques to optimize performance.

The event is free, but registration is required. Please visit: to register for the event.


Speaker Bio:

Matt Johnson

Twitter: @mj1856


Matt Johnson is a developer in Microsoft patterns and practices group within AzureCAT (the Customer Advisory Team), where he spends most of his time helping customers, developing guidance and writing code samples for the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. He has contributed to several key pieces of “best practices” documents published by Microsoft on GitHub and, and often advises Microsoft engineers within Azure and other groups as well. Additionally, Matt is a subject matter expert on date and time issues in computing, such as time zones and daylight saving time. He is the author of “Date and Time Fundamentals” – a Pluralsight video course, has been a guest on the HanselMinutes and .NET Rocks podcasts, and is a top contributor to StackOverflow in this area. Matt is also a contributor to many open source projects, including moment.js, Noda Time, and RavenDB.