.NET Rocks!

Neil McIsaac Develops SharePoint in the Cloud

Episode #713 Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Carl and Richard talk to Neil McIsaac about building SharePoint sites in the cloud. The conversation starts out talking about the state of SharePoint development - that the combination of SharePoint 2010 and Visual Studio 2010 really works! Neil also talks about Silverlight's role in SharePoint as well as LightSwitch. Finally, Neil digs into the challenges around SharePoint in the cloud. After spending some time talking about SharePoint hosting options, Neil digs into SharePoint Online, which is Microsoft's SharePoint offering in Office 365. Neil talks about the challenges of SharePoint in the cloud, including multitenancy, claims-based security and scalability. SharePoint works in the cloud!


Neil McIsaac

Neil McIsaac (MCPD, MCITP, MCTS, MCSD, MCDBA, MCSE, MCSA, MCT) is an accomplished educator, consultant, and developer who specializes in enterprise application development and integration, application architecture, and business intelligence. As an instructor, Neil shares his knowledge and years of experience with students on a wide range of topics including SharePoint, BizTalk, SQL, .NET development, and PowerShell.

Neil is an owner of BlueGreen Information Technologies Inc., and has over 18 years experience working in the IT industry in both the private and public sectors. His focus on large scale application development and integration keeps Neil involved almost exclusively with enterprise level companies. However, he also works in every level of government.

Neil lives in Moncton, New Brunswick Canada. In his spare time, Neil enjoys downhill skiing, golf and a new motorcycle.


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