Clustering Events during MVP Summit

Clustering Events during MVP Summit

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The MVP Summit is help in Redmond and Seattle, WA on April 14th - 17th (https://www.mvpsummit2008.com/Default.aspx).

 The clustering team is planning several events and presentations over this week which are open to MVPs who have listed clustering as an interest in their MVP Summit profiles.  Please note that these events are only available to MVPs registered to attend the 2008 MVP Summit.

Monday, 4/15/08

Session

Title

Moderator

Abstract

Peer-to-peer (TBD) Location: TBD (downtown Seattle)

Windows Server 2008 High Availability – Failover Clustering Features & Capabilities

Ryan Sokolowski (Cluster MVP)

Roundtable discussion about Failover Clustering in WS08 – discuss what you love, what you hate, and what you’d like to see in the future.

Tuesday, 4/15/08

Session

Title

Speaker(s)

Abstract

1 & 2 (9am – 12:30pm)

Cluster Team Intro and Discussion

Kurt Friedrich, Manish Kalra, Symon Perriman

A private introductory session and roundtable.  Open to Cluster MVPs only.

3 (1:30pm – 3pm) Location: 9/2569

Network Load Balancing (NLB) Clustering

Ahmed Bisht

NLB Program Manager Ahmed Bisht will present and discuss a variety of topics about Network Load Balancing in Windows Server 2008.  Open to all MVPs with Clustering interest.

4 (3:30pm – 5pm) Location: 9/2569

Clustering Topics: VSS, Logging, Support Tools and Troubleshooting Tips

Steven Ekren, Matt Kurjanowicz, Symon Perriman

The cluster team will be addressing several topics including VSS, strategies to read and analyze logs, and support tools and troubleshooting tips.  Open to all MVPs with Clustering interest.

Wednesday, 4/16/08

Session

Title

Speaker(s)

Abstract

5 (9am – 10:30am) Location: 9/1552

Clustering and Storage

Elden Christensen

Senior Program Manager Elden Christensen from the clustering team will lead an in-depth and technical presentation and discussion about clustering and storage with topics including quorum arbitration, persistent reservations, iSCSI, and anything else you want to know.  Experience with clustering and/or storage is highly recommended.  Open to all MVPs with Clustering interest.

6 (11am – 12:30pm) Location: 9/1552

High Availability with Virtual Machines

Arno Mihm

 

Program Manager Arno Mihm from the virtualization team will lead an in-depth and technical presentation and discussion about high availability and clustering with Virtual Machines and Hyper-V.  Experience with Clustering and/or Virtual Machines is highly recommended.  Open to all MVPs with Clustering interest.

7 (1:30pm – 3pm) Location: 9/1552

High Availability and Site Resilience Support in Exchange Server 2007 SP1

Greg Thiel

The talk from the Exchange team gives an overview of the Exchange Server 2007 high availability features.  It will also discuss Standby Continuous Replication, the new site resilience feature in Exchange Server 2007 SP1 and describes how to extend the existing high availability solutions of Exchange Server 2007 to support site failures using only two datacenters.  Experience with clustering and/or Exchange is highly recommended.  Open to all MVPs with Clustering interest.

8 (3:30pm – 5pm) Location: 9/1552

High Availability with SQL

Max Verun

Senior Program Manager Max Verun from the SQL team will lead an in-depth and technical presentation and discussion about high availability and clustering with SQL.  Experience with clustering and/or SQL is highly recommended.  Open to all MVPs with Clustering interest.

 

If you have any questions you can contact me through your MVP lead or through the 'Email' link on the right sidebar.

 Thanks and I look forward to meeting many of you at the Summit!

Symon Perriman
Program Manager
Clustering & HA

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