Dear Valued Microsoft Customer,
You are invited to attend the Design For Operations for ISVs/Developers Workshop (Building Manageable Applications on Windows) on April 16th & 17th, 2007. This is a free two-day event, located on the Microsoft Campus, Redmond, WA. This briefing on Microsoft’s management technologies and workshop training is designed for Developers and Application Architects who are developing or are planning on developing applications based on the .NET framework.
This is a great opportunity to obtain an in-depth briefing on Windows and .NET management technologies, tools and roadmap, hands-on, concrete guidance on how to instrument applications, leverage Windows PowerShell and build management packs for Operations Manager 2007. You will also have the opportunity for in-depth discussions with Microsoft employees responsible for these technologies and tools.
To apply to attend this Workshop, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including the answers to the questions listed below. This event is invitation only, invites are non transferable and registration acceptance is based on space availability.
We strongly encourage you or members of your organization to consider attending.
David Aiken, Developer and Architect Evangelist , DPE
Scott Ottaway, Windows & Enterprise Management Technical Product Manager
FAQ about the event:
Q: Is this technical or marketing content?
A: Content is technical including presentations by Architects and Program Managers.
Q: Who normally would attend this event?
A: ISV or Enterprise Application Architects and Application Developers developing .NET or planning to develop .NET applications.
Q: Am I limited to just three attendees?
A: No, your organization is guaranteed at least three. You may register for additional people, on a first come, first serve basis.
Q: Is there any charge for this workshop?
A: No. Breakfasts, lunches, snacks and one dinner will be included.
Q. If I have questions, who should I contact?
A. For questions, contact David Aiken (email@example.com )
8:00 – 8:30
Registration / Welcome
8:30 – 9:00
Welcome and Introduction
9:00 – 10:30
Introduction to Dynamic Systems Initiative and Design For Operations (DSI/DFO)
This session provides an brief overview of Microsoft’s Dynamic Systems Initiative, followed by a complete end to end look at Design For Operations, from management modeling to management pack.
10:30 – 10:45
10:45 – 12:00
This session will introduce the concepts of management modeling for Health and configuration. You will learn the strategy behind modeling and the terminology
12:00 – 12:45
12:45 – 14:30
Implementing a Management model: Health and Instrumentation
This session will cover the instrumentation technologies found in Windows and show you how to use the Visual Studio Management Model Designer to build a health model and generate the supporting instrumentation code for your application.
14:30 – 15:00
Lab: Implementing a Health Model
15:00 - 15:15
15:15 – 16:30
Implementing a Management Model: Configuration
This session will walk you through how to add configuration support to your application using the new WMI provider extensions found in Orcas and how to build support for Group Policy in Vista and Windows Server Longhorn
16:30 – 17:00
Lab: Adding Configuration Management
17:00 – 18:00
Company Store Visit
18:00 – 20:00
Dinner and Cocktails
Review and Announcements
Implementing a Management Model with Windows PowerShell & MMC
This session will show you how to create an administration surface using Windows PowerShell and Microsoft Management Console 3.0
10:45 – 11:15
Implementing a Management Model with Windows PowerShell & MMC (continued)
11:15 – 12:15
Lab: Windows PowerShell & MMC 3.0
12:15 – 1:00
1:00 – 2:00
Building Installers with WIX
This session will walk you through building windows installers for your applications using WIX
2:00 – 2:15
2:15 - 4:15
Designing and Implementing a Management Pack
This session will show you how to build a management pack for Microsoft Operations Manager 2007.
4:15 – 5:30
Lab: Building an Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack
Please submit your request to attend this workshop and the answers to the following questions to firstname.lastname@example.org . Acceptance is dependent upon space available. Each applicant must submit separate emails to request attendance.