Maarten Balliauw

Maarten Balliauw

Maarten Balliauw loves building web and cloud apps. His main interests are in ASP.NET MVC, C#, Microsoft Azure, PHP and application performance. He co-founded MyGet and is Developer Advocate at JetBrains. He’s an ASP Insider and a former MVP for Microsoft Azure. Maarten is a frequent speaker at various national and international events and organizes Azure User Group events. In his free time, he likes brewing his own beer. Maarten’s blog can be found at http://blog.maartenballiauw.be.

Montreal 2017 sessions

DNS for Developers

English session - Beginner

We browse the Internet. We host our applications on a server or a cloud that is hooked up with a nice domain name. That’s all there is to know about DNS, right? This talk is a refresher about how DNS works. How we can use it and how it can affect availability of our applications. ow we can use it as a means of configuring our application components. How we can use it for things that it wasn’t built for. Come join me on this journey through DNS!

Get more than a cache back! Redis

English session - Beginner

In this session, we’ll see that Redis is more than just an in-memory cache system we can use in our applications. Let’s explore what Redis is, what the different data types are and why we should care. And once we grasp how Redis stores its stuff, we’ll delve into how we can use it to its fullest extent: searching the key-value store, transactions, pub/sub support and scripting.