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Today's Community Day

I just wanted to say "thank you" to everyone who came along to one of our sessions at today's Community Day at the Microsoft Campus in Reading. I hope you enjoyed it - and please leave feedback on the UK User Groups website (the feedback form should be live next week).

For anyone who missed my sessions - either because you were in another one, or couldn't make it along - or even if you did make it along and you need some more information (I skipped over some content in both the sessions that I had meant to cover), then you can find the slidedecks and videos on my SkyDrive.

In the chalk and talk, we discussed a number of potential subjects for future user group meetings - I'm still not sure how that's going to work out as since Scotty's accident we are leaderless and also have no administrative access to this website to get a list of all the members.  Still, I'm sure we'll find a way through!  The list we came up with was as follows (in no particular order), but please leave a comment on this post if you'd like to see something else, or if you'd like to deliver a session at a future event (volunteers are welcome - indeed they are positively sought out!):

  • Windows 2003 and 2008 co-existence
  • PKI
  • Real-world Hyper-V deployment
  • iSCSI - Windows Storage Server?  Build your own SAN that's affordable?
  • WS08 - clustering - especially stretched
  • IIS 7 - from an infrastructure perspective (owning and operating - not dev.)
  • What's changed 2003-2008 (DHCP, IAS, etc.)
  • Real-world experience of migrations.
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization (was SoftGrid)

I look forward to seeing you at an event sometime soon.