Come 4:20AM Saturday morning, I'm going to get to enjoy Star Alliances finest service on my way to Barcelona, Spain for TechEd Europe Developers and TechEd ITForum.
Caesar Samsi and I will be there for both conferences to present:
Developing Enterprise E-Commerce Solutions with Commerce Server 2007 and ASP.NET 2.0 (DEV234)
7 November 2006 Start: 11:30 Finish: 12:45
This session will introduce Commerce Server 2007 (CS2007) and the just-released CS2007 Starter Site, showing developers how you can utilize these technologies to extend the ASP.NET 2.0 platform to build enterprise e-commerce solutions. Learn about the CS2007 Visual Studio 2005 support and Starter Site-enhanced ASP.NET 2.0 integration. E-commerce capabilities will be highlighted, including Catalogs (with a focus on next-generation Virtual Catalogs), Marketing, Profiles, the newly added Inventory system, and the redesigned Order system. Line-of-business integration and B2B interoperability will be discussed utilizing SOA deployments implemented the CS2007 ASMX Web Services and BizTalk Server 2006 Adapters. Finally, the .NET SmartClient tools will be shown for delivering a world-class business user experience for managing day-to-day site operations.
Deploying Enterprise E-Commerce Solutions with Commerce Server 2007 and BizTalk Server 2006 (CSI204)
16 November 2006 Start: 13:30 Finish: 14:45
This session will introduce Commerce Server 2007, showing IT professionals how to plan and deploy high-availability, large-scale e-commerce sites based on the ASP.NET 2.0 platform. BizTalk Server 2006 Adapters will be showcased, demonstrating how to achieve multi-channel, connected deployments integrating Line-of-Business/other retail channel and B2B trading partner data. The new Commerce Server Staging and Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 Management Pack toolsets will be reviewed, covering multi-environment staged deployments; secure replication of configuration, content, code, and site business data; and system health monitoring. Analytics functionality, with SQL Server Reporting Services integration, will be shown for system activity reporting and drill-down. Finally, best practices and core product abilities will be discussed for physical deployment and capacity planning to achieve 99.9%+ availability while processing transaction volumes similar to the largest global retailer's peak holiday shopping seasons.
We will have a booth fully staffed with product group representatives for the duration of both events. Please feel free to stop by and harass us as we'd love to chat!
CD's of Commerce Server 2007 Developer Edition will be available along with our PowerPoints and product demonstrations.
The good folks from Endeavor Commerce will also be there showing their great SmartCatalog product configuration solution.
The Commerce Server team will have presentations and a full booth at both events. This will be a great