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Azure Meetup Berlin: Azure Machine Learning & Authentication for Serverless Computing

Sebastian SchützeSebastian Schütze

A new Azure Meetup Berlin has been published.

This is the Agenda:

This Meetup is sponsored and hosted by Akelius. Their address is: Erkelenzdamm 11-13, 10999 Berlin

We will be having 2 talks and they are:

Talk 1: Tune your model better with Automated Machine Learning (ML), by Mia Chang
Automated machine learning (Automated ML) builds high-quality machine learning models, and make much easier for hyperparameter selection and deployment. In this session, we will use Automated ML improving the training process, and some tips for developing a deep learning model as well.

Talk 2: Practical Auth in a Serverless World, by Andreas Grimm
It became essential for businesses to protect their applications, services and customer data from attackers. If you want to stay competitive, knowing how to efficiently and easily apply security and auth while being aware of the most common pitfalls is key in today’s serverless world.
Traditional machine-to-machine auth approaches where you can rely on a stateful environment fall short in a modern serverless and thus stateless world.
After a short recap of some auth fundamentals, you’ll learn how to efficiently apply authentication and authorization to Azure Functions using an external Identity Provider like Auth0, OAuth 2, JsonWebTokens (JWT), the secrets management system Azure Key Vault and Azure Managed Identities without compromising security.

About Mia Chang:
Mia comes with mathematics and computer science background. She works as a data scientist in Berlin. In her career path, from backend engineer, data consultant to a data scientist, from traditional AI theory to practical industry experience. She is also be recognized as Microsoft AI MVP, focus on computer vision and deep learning applications. You may find her speaking in different tech events, delivering workshops, having podcasts on channel 9 or see her dedicating her passion for hackathons.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mia-chang/

About Andreas Grimm:
Andreas is an expert in Identity & Access Management and a proponent of serverless but serviceful architectures.
Being aware of the fact that having a shared understanding with the business is even more important than technical solutions, he’s into aproaches like Domain Driven Design, EventStorming, CQRS and EventSourcing.
He’s from the community for the community and organizes several meetup groups in Berlin like @DDDBER and @fullstack_JS.
Twitter: @_andreasgrimm
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreas-grimm-242017170/

Please note:
Entrance is from 18:00 and the talks will start at 18:30.

We are looking forward seeing you there!

Time and date: 2019-01-29 at 18:00The location: Erkelenzdamm 11-13 Berlin
Tip: Akelius Berlin

Sebastian is an Azure Nerd with focus on DevOps and VSTS that converted from the big world of SharePoint and O365. He was working with O365 since 2013 and loved it ever since. As his focus shifted in 2017 to more DevOps related topics in the Microsoft Stack. He learned to love the possibilities of automation. Besides writing articles in his blog and German magazines, he is still contributing to the SharePoint Developer Community (and PnP SharePoint) to help to make the ALM part a smoother place to live in.