Dashing to TechEd…

Well – at the last moment I have been called in to present at TechEd US this year, so today I will be flying out to Orlando so I can present:

SVR343 – Virtualization Solution Scenarios: How to Identify, Implement, and Manage Your Virtual Environment

Friday, June 8 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM, S320 E 

This session provides a high-level overview of how different customers are approaching virtualization and basic requirements for embracing this popular technology. We briefly touch upon how to evaluate good candidates for virtualization and walk through some solution decision makers. We also cover some of the advancements in the virtualization space from Microsoft and management capabilities. The key vision for virtualization is to enable self-managing dynamic systems; we also walk down this lane and see how this technology can enable dynamic systems initiatives in your organization.

Track(s): Windows Server Infrastructure

Level: 300

SVR342 – High Availability for Physical and Virtual Environments with Windows Server Codename “Longhorn”

Friday, June 8 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM, N310 A 

Windows Server codename “Longhorn” brings together a set of complementary technologies including Windows Server Virtualization, virtual hard disk (VHD) and Failover Cluster to meet the IT needs for highly available deployments. This session provides an architectural overview of these foundational technologies and features in Windows Server codename “Longhorn”, and describes how they integrate with each other to enable migration of virtual machines with minimal impact to the affected business workloads. The session also outlines the requisite system hardware features for a server to effectively participate in this highly available configuration. It concludes with a series of observations on IT practicality issues related to these capabilities.

Track(s): Windows Server Infrastructure

Level: 300

I will only be there for Friday – but feel free to swing by and say hello to me 🙂