Matthias Gessenay

Information & Communications Technology

Azure Cloud Computing on the Azure Platform Microsoft Azure Azure Data Factory Azure Data Platform Azure Functions Azure Security Azure IaaS Azure BCDR Azure Cognitive Services Azure Active Directory Azure SaaS Azure PaaS Azure Mobile Development Enterprise Architecture Azure Service Fabric Azure Data Lake Azure HDInsight

Basel, Basel-City, Switzerland

Matthias Gessenay

Azure Alchemist, MVP and Cloud Architect

Matthias Gessenay is a Microsoft MVP, Azure Architect, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Azure Advisor and active community contributor. He lives near Basel, Switzerland.

Matthias Gessenay

Azure Alchemist, MVP ujnd Cloud Architect

Matthias Gessenay ist ein Microsoft MVP, Azure Architect, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Azure Advisor und aktives Mitglied der Azure Community. Er lebt bei Basel, Switzerland.

Current sessions

Mastering Kubernetes on Azure

You want to get under the hood of Azure Kubernetes Services. Learn to master Kubernetes in five steps: Unleash persistance, deploy networking components, write your own pod deployments, autoscale pods and nodes and understand, how all this integrates into standard Azure components with the providers. We will also take a look at Azure Arc and Kubernetes.


The Intelligent Kiosk - AI in Action!

Join our journey on AI and Intelligent Cloud. This session we will show you the latest and greatest from the Intelligent Cloud. Get the stellar potential of the intelligent kiosk and see how the cognitive services can easily benefit you on a range of different scenarios. If you ever want to understand the hype about AI, this session is for you.


Migrate to Azure Germany!

Azure Germany is launched, but how to migrate? I have already done it. Learn from my experiences, get the best practices and how to architect a multi geo cloud deployment. Maximize your compliance, get the best response times and even save money with the right design approach.

Target audience: technical intermediate (Level 300)


I am tranformed!

I was a SharePoint Server specialist, and now I am an Azure Architect. Learn, how you can thrive through the transition, leverage from my experiences and don't do the same detours I did. I will show you the principles that guided me, so this is a personal story with universal learnings.


Trust your cloud!

Architect the compliant cloud that you can trust. Learn the five secrets of an Azure Architect: Build compliant services with region tiering, leverage encryption, route and peer the right way, apply strong governance, design your subscriptions.

Trust you need to earn. This is true for Microsoft, but also for you. Accept your duty and learn how to build a trustworthy cloud architecture in Azure. Start with the five secrets of an Azure Architect by attending this session.


Azures Foundation: The Service Fabric

Services like Cosmos DB, Azure SQL Database and Power BI are running on Service Fabric. How can you leverage the power of this powerfull orchestrator? And wouldn't it be great to learn something about the nuts and bolts that forms Azure to the hyperscaler cloud? Let's dive into the famous Azure Service Fabric.


Azure Guest Accounts demystified

Azure Guest Accounts are very useful, especially in combination with Office 365. Learn how to invite guests, assign properties, manage the lifecycle and convert a guest to a full member!


Azure Governance with Blueprints & Co

Learn how to govern your Azure Subscriptions with Blueprints and Azure Policies. See how you can apply this to your Azure Hub and Spoke-Environment and get alerts on non compliance or other activities.


Migrate to Azure Switzerland!

Azure Switzerland is public, but how to migrate? I have already done it. Learn from my experiences, get the best practices and see how to architect a multi geo cloud deployment. Maximize your compliance, get the best response times and even save money with the right design approach.

Target audience: technical experts, intermediate (level 300)


Infuse your daily PowerShell scripts with AI

AI is new, and we must learn to see the use cases. AI in your daliy PowerShell-Scripts? Of course! Shorten filenames with AI instead of brute force, analyze a PowerShell Transcript for hacks with anomaly detection, run your scripts with a bot interface. This is the second stage of automation! Join us building this and other cool stuff in this demo packed session. We will show off PowerShell with Azure Cognitive Services and self build machine learning models.


Adopt to Azure - with style

Avoid the common mistakes, use best practices and leverage a structured approach with your Azure onboarding. Microsofts Cloud Adoption Framework delivers all this - and more for free. Get the basic concept, learn the quick wins and hear, how others worked with it.


Visualize OnPrem Metrics in PowerBI with Azure Arc

Azure Arc extends the Azure Control Plane to your on premises datacenter, either to Kubernetes or VMs. Your whole platform ecosystem now has access to the on prem metrics! We will bring the Kubernetes and VM data to PowerBI, but this is just the beginning.


Introduction to Kubernetes

The container orchestrator Kubernetes is the future for service deployment - both on premises and in the cloud. Here you will get started in five steps - get the idea of containers, learn how to deploy Kubernetes in Microsoft Azure, run a pod, update a pod and scale a pod.