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Windows Azure Announcements at TechEd North America

This is a simple link to another blog, but I thought it very worthwhile to direct you there.  If you were interested in a great summary with links to greater details all about the Windows Azure platform-area announcements that were made last week at TechEd North America 2011, you’ll find them on Eric Nelson’s excellent… Read more

Kevin’s TechEd 2011 Diary – Day 2

Dear TechEd Diary, Tuesday at TechEd North America 2011 was another long day, but a good one.  I managed to get some good sessions in, as well as do a quick pass through the exhibit hall.  After breakfast, the day started by filling in as a helper (or “proctor”) in an instructor-lead lab.  The instructor… Read more

Kevin’s TechEd 2011 Diary – Day 1

Dear TechEd Diary, Here I am back in my room at my lovely hotel after the first full day of TechEd North America 2011.  The keynote was good.  The word of the week is definitely “cloud”. “Are you surprised?” Absolutely not.  After the keynote, a good “Foundational Session” by Norm Judah, and a good lunch,… Read more

Kevin’s TechEd 2011 Diary – Day 0

Dear TechEd Diary, Made it here to TechEd North America 2011 in Atlanta.  It was an early flight this morning, a simple (and cheap) train ride into town, and check-in at my hotel.  I am registered… …and then I attended what was left of the afternoon’s “Community Leadership Summit”.  Some of my teammates will be… Read more

TechEd North America Cloudiness (“Cloudy April” – Part 19)

Is there any bigger fan of TechEd than me? “Nope.” You got that right.  If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, you know what a huge fan of TechEd I am.  I’ve been attending TechEd in the US since 1994; and only missed ‘96 and ‘97.  (No great loss.  I heard they… Read more

The Springboard Series Tour Is Back, and Partly Cloudy! (“Cloudy April” – Part 14)

They’re back!  Once again the road to TechEd is paved with Springboard Series goodness.  The new tour starts May 2, 2011 in Toronto, and wings its around the country for several stops, delivering lots of great sessions and useful information, all on their way to TechEd in Atlanta. “But is it information about the cloud? … Read more