Announcing the Microsoft Project Server 2007 IT Professionals TechNet webcast series

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Announcing the Microsoft Project Server 2007 IT Professionals TechNet webcast series

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Starting October 1st, 2008, Michael Jordan (Lead Architect – MCS EPM Global Practice | WW COE for EPM) will present a series of Project Server 2007 webcast on TechNet targeted at IT Professionals

These 60 minutes webcasts will present in details key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007 specifically:

  • Solution Overview and System Elements
  • Solution Elements and Data Flow
  • Workload Scenarios and Reference Architecture
  • Network Communication
  • Server Administration
  • Maintenance and Monitoring
  • Deployment into a SharePoint Server Intranet Farm
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Virtualization

You need to register for the free of charge webcast by clicking the link; then you get emailed a link to sign on and participate in the web cast on its date and time (please note only the first two webcast are available for registration at this stage).

Each TechNet webcast is recorded for later viewing which should be through the same registration URL.

For a listing of all EPM webcasts on TechNet check the following: http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/epm.aspx

Webcast Title

Abstract

Date

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Solution Overview and System Elements

In this webcast, we introduce the Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 solution and the main product components. We describe key concepts such as high availability and scalability, which should be taken into account when planning and deploying Project Server 2007. This introductory webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals. In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007. We discuss the main considerations when planning for high-availability deployments—when to scale up and out, points of failure, and software/hardware boundaries.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Solution Elements and Data Flow

In this webcast, we describe the elements of the Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 solution (Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007, Application Server, Microsoft SQL Server), and we cover Data Flow components and key areas for scalability. This webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals. In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007. We discuss the main considerations when planning for high-availability deployments—when to scale up and out, points of failure, and software/hardware boundaries.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Workload Scenarios and Reference Architecture

This webcast covers Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Workload Scenarios and Reference Architecture to help you plan your deployment. We discuss typical product operations broken out by user roles and how it affect performance.  We present typical reference architecture based on key capacity planning characteristics.  This webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals. In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Network Communication

This webcast covers Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Network Communication and specifically ports, protocols and network traffic. We present network considerations when deploying Project Server and Project Professional 2007, this includes an overview of the Project Professional's Active Cache mechanism.  This webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals. In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Server Administration

This webcast covers Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Server Administration best practices. We discuss SharePoint's Central Administration, Shared Service Provider Administration and Project Web Access Administration.  This webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals.  In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007.

Monday, January 19, 2009

1:00 P.M.–2:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Maintenance and Monitoring

This webcast covers Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Maintenance and Monitoring best practices. This session will cover maintenance plans that should be put in place as well as performance counters that should be monitored.  We also discuss how to deploy software updates for both Project Server and Project Professional 2007. This webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals. In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Deployment into a SharePoint Server Intranet Farm

This webcast covers Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Deployment best practices into a SharePoint Server intranet farm (out of the box Project Server 2007 is deployed on top of Windows SharePoint Services V3). We discuss SharePoint Server deployment pre-requisites, deployment scenarios and best practices. This webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals. In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Disaster Recovery

This webcast covers Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Server Disaster Recovery options and best practices. We discuss how to recover from a catastrophic failure on your SharePoint/Project Server far;, this includes what are the options to recover from a loss of any component of your SharePoint/Project Server farm: SQL server, Application Server, Disk etc … We present farm and database restore options.  This webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals. In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007.

Wednesday, April  8, 2009

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 - Virtualization

This webcast covers Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 Server Virtualization best practices using Windows Server 2008's Hyper-V. We discuss deployment best practices with respect to virtualization, including optimum architecture configuration (which component should be deployed on a  virtual environment and which ones should be deployed on a physical environment), and how to architect a high availability virtual farm.  This webcast is part of a webcast series targeted at IT professionals. In the series, we present in detail key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Michael Jordan’s Biography

Michael Jordan is the Lead Architect for Microsoft Services’ EPM Global Practice and member of the World Wide Center of Excellence. Michael has been with Microsoft for 8 years serving in technical roles from Application Development, Systems Engineering, SQL Database and Project Management. He has been working with EPM for the last 4 years architecting, troubleshooting and implementing large deployments at priority customer sites. As a member of the EPM Global Practice he performs a role as an extension to the Product Group by providing field feedback, spec reviews, product guidance and running customer programs for marketing initiatives.

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