Barry Luijbregts

Independent software developer and architect with a passion for the cloud

Barry Luijbregts

Barry is an independent software architect and developer with a passion for the cloud. He is also a Pluralsight author and a podcast host. He has worked for lots of companies throughout the last decades and is keen to share his knowledge with the community. He has a broad and deep knowledge of the Microsoft stack with a special interest on web technology and the cloud. He currently teaches people about the benefits of the cloud. You can reach Barry on Twitter @AzureBarry and through his website at and check out his podcast “Developer Weekly” in your favorite podcast app or at

Azure: What To Use And When?

In this session, Barry will demystify the purpose of the services in Azure that are meant for developers. He will tell you which ones are meant for which scenarios, so that you know how to pick the ones that fit your needs. Amongst many other things, you'll learn the differences between the options for hosting your applications in Azure and what you need to look for when deciding on a data store in Azure. You'll learn how to pick the right services for speeding up your application and what you should use to monitor your application.

In short, this session answers the question that everybody wants an answer to: Which Azure services should I use for my scenario?