Keynote

Tech·Ed North America 2011 Keynote Address

Don't miss the opportunity to hear from two senior Microsoft leaders -- Corporate Vice President,Server and Tools Marketing,Robert Wahbe and Corporate Vice President,Visual Studio,Jason Zander -- as they showcase a broad array of technology in the 2011 Tech·Ed Keynote.

Cloud Computing

Introducing the Windows Azure Platform by David Chappell

Cloud computing looks like the biggest change to hit our industry in many years. But taking advantage of the shift requires understanding this new approach and how to exploit it. In this presentation, David Chappell looks at the Windows Azure platform and what it means for organizations that…

Moving Applications to the Cloud by Scott Densmore

You have been building applications on the Microsoft platform for years. You master ASP.NET,SQL Server,Active Directory,and the .NET framework. What does the Windows Azure Platform represent? What are the important considerations for moving your apps,your skills and practices to the cloud? This…

Using Windows Azure Virtual Machine Role by Vijay Rajagopalan

Learn how to use the Virtual Machine Role on Windows Azure. We’ll demonstrate best practices for building and uploading customized OS images and deploying and managing services using those images.

Microsoft SQL Azure Overview: Tools, Demos and Walkthroughs of Key Features

This session is jam-packed with hands-on demonstrations lighting up SQL Azure with new and existing applications. We start with the steps to creating a SQL Azure account and database, then walk through the tools to connect to it. Then we open Microsoft Visual Studio to connect to Microsoft .NET…

Building Scalable Database Solutions Using Microsoft SQL Azure Database Federations by Cihan Biyikoglu

SQL Azure provides an information platform that you can easily provision, configure and use to power your cloud applications. In this session we explore the patterns and practices that help you develop and deploy applications that can exploit the full power of the elastic, highly available, and…

All the Cloud Computing sessions can be found at: All TechEd 2011 Sessions on Cloud Computing.

Database and BI

Microsoft SQL Server: The Data and BI Platform for Today and Tomorrow by Quentin Clark

Foundational Sessions bridge the general topics outlined in the keynote address and the in-depth coverage in breakout sessions by sharing the company’s vision, strategy and roadmap for particular products and technologies, and are delivered by Microsoft senior executives. Attend this session for a…

A Lap around Microsoft Business Intelligence by Pej Javaheri

Familiar with the database functionality of Microsoft SQL Server or the collaboration functionality of Microsoft SharePoint,but have not had the chance to explore the broad and integrated Business Intelligence capabilities offered by across these products and Microsoft Excel? This session provides…

Performance Tuning and Optimization in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server Code-Named "Denali" by Adam Machanic

Understanding when to search for performance problems and how to tune your queries to correct them is one of the most persistent questions that face DBAs. Join Adam and Mike to explore a methodology for discovering and improving performance problems. Along the way you'll see examples that take…

Creating Self-Service Analytic BI Applications with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 by Peter Myers

SharePoint 2010 is the premier BI portal solution. In this session learn how business users can be empowered to create self-service analytic applications by harnessing the power of SharePoint. Topics cover an introduction to the Chart and Status List Web Parts and the three SharePoint service…

Abundantly "Crescent": Demos Galore by Sean Boon

What is Microsoft project code-named "Crescent" really capable of? How can it address the needs of your business? This session covers a variety of demonstrations against REAL DATA,across various industry verticals,to enable you to see what's possible when deploying this new technology. If you like…

Microsoft SQL Server Code-Named "Denali" AlwaysOn Series,Part 1: Introducing the Next Generation High Availability Solution by Santosh Balasubramanian

In this session we talk about the new high availability solution that is being introduced in SQL Server code-named "Denali". The session provides an overview of AlwaysOn and introduces the key new features and capabilities that will help businesses achieve the high availability SLA for mission…

Microsoft SQL Server Code-Named "Denali" AlwaysOn Series,Part 2: Building a Mission-Critical High Availability Solution Using AlwaysOn by Justin Erickson

In this session we walk you through the steps to deploy a high availability solution using AlwaysOn. This is a demo-heavy presentation and the experts from the product development team walk you through a high availability solution architecture and deployment,explain key architectural concepts and…

All the Database and BI sessions can be found at: All TechEd 2011 Sessions on Database and BI

Other

An Overview of the Microsoft Web Stack by Scott Hanselman

Oh yes. Building web applications on the Microsoft stack continues to evolve. There are lots of great tools to leverage,but it can be difficult to keep up with all the options. In this technical and fast-paced session,learn from Scott Hanselman how the pieces fit together. We look at Microsoft…

A Lap around Microsoft Silverlight 5 by Pete Brown

Come see what’s new and exciting with the Silverlight 5 beta. Learn about features for business application development, visualization and casual gaming. In this demo- and code-focused developer session,we hit the major new features in Silverlight 5,and get you well on your way to being productive…

Four Ways to Leverage the Microsoft Lync 2010 Client APIs in Your Applications by Albert Kooiman

This session walks you through the capabilities of the Lync 2010 client SDK. We demonstrate how easy it is to embed Lync 2010 functionality in your Windows or Microsoft Silverlight application,as well as what possibilities you have to extend and customize the Lync client with your own business…

Moving Your App and Skills from Windows Forms to Microsoft Silverlight (and WPF) by Pete Brown

Let's tackle moving a Windows Forms application to Silverlight. We cover the differences between the platforms and overall approaches,look at what is successful,and then run through an application migration using a data-oriented Windows Forms application. At the end of this session,you'll have seen…

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