Shaun Xu

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Shaun, the author of this blog is a semi-geek, clumsy developer, passionate speaker and incapable architect with about 10 years’ experience in .NET and JavaScript. He hopes to prove that software development is art rather than manufacturing. He's into cloud computing platform and technologies (Windows Azure, Amazon and Aliyun) and right now, Shaun is being attracted by JavaScript (Angular.js and Node.js) and he likes it.

Shaun is working at Worktile Inc. as the chief architect for overall design and develop worktile, a web-based collaboration and task management tool, and lesschat, a real-time communication aggregation tool.


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As you know I’m working in Ethos as an architecture and azure expert. Our company will arrange an azure training plus hands-on labs in December in Beijing office. And I will be one of the trainer which would be very existing.

If you are in Beijing and can undersand Chinese (we will use Chinese in the training) and more important, if you are intrested in Azure just like me, please find the training details as follows.

The training fee is 300RMB with the seats, computers and dinner.

In order ensure the training quality the size of the training would be no more than 15 people so register as soon as you can!



Ethos (, a leading consulting and solution provider in cloud and social field, is offering a 3-day evening course on Microsoft Azure.


Company introduction

Ethos is one of the first ISVs to offer cloud computing solutions in Europe and China. Microsoft has identified Ethos as a preferred cloud computing development partner in Greater China Region. Ethos has been invited to speak about Azure at several Microsoft events. Learn more from company website:


Seminar Topics

- Introduction to Microsoft Azure platform

- Window Azure: Introduce windows azure storage & compute (Table, Quesu, Blob)

- SQL Azure: Introduce the architecture, use, deploy, migrate, security, backup and restore of SQL Azure

- Demo shows and other Azure technologies

- Students to build software system in Azure platform


Ethos will Provide

- Access to Azure platform

- All necessary hardware, software, and licenses

- Instructors and facilities

- Dinners


Event Details

Date of event: December 8, 10, and 14. 6:30-9p.m.

Cost of the event: 300RMB to cover cost of instructors

Class size is limit: 15 participants for better one-on-one time with instructors


Interested attendees should have

1. 1-2 year experience working with the Microsoft .NET platform (university experience can count)

2. Strong passion on new technologies like cloud computing and Dynamics CRM2011 .

3. Good communication skills in both Chinese and English.


Interested attendees, please contact for more details.


Trainers (Azure Geeks in Ethos)


  • Chen Pu
  • Senior Developer and Azure Expert
  • Lead developer of the first economical azure project in europe.
  • Consultant for UFIDA Chanjet azure migration project.




  • Shaun Ziyan Xu
  • Architect and Azure Expert
  • Consultant for UFIDA Chanjet azure migration project.
  • Architect of the XLR8 cloud computing platform project.
  • Microsoft azure trainer.


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