Windows Server 2008There are some exciting things coming for developers in Windows Server 2008, which recently reached Beta 3 under its codename Longhorn Server.  If you're able to reach Dublin next Monday, you may be interested in the upcoming Longhorn Server Jumpstart Event taking place at the Microsoft Ireland buildings.

The developer- and IT-Professional-focused event takes place in Microsoft's Atrium B building in Sandyford, south of Dublin, on May 28th.  Here is what's happening:

This one-day event is an excellent way to understand the specific technologies incorporated in Windows Server "Longhorn" and to build momentum within your company toward the ultimate goal of designing a successful application. You will receive in-depth insight into Windows Server "Longhorn" through presentations and demonstrations from subject matter experts.

Agenda

8:00 – 9:00   Registration and Welcome
9:00 – 9:15   Introductions
9:15 – 10:15   What's New in Windows Server "Longhorn" for Developers
10:30 – 12:00   Lap Around the Application Server
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch
1:00 – 2:00   Lap Around IIS7
2:00 - 3:00   Lap Around Management
3:15 – 4:30   Lap Around Fundamentals
4:30 - 5:00   Server Platform Roadmap

If you're interested in attending, please contact my colleague Ciara Murphy at this mail address or +353 1 706 3135.  Although there's no online registration, we need to get a sense of numbers.  Looking forward to seeing you there.