Session 1 – 4:30 – 5:30
Virtualising and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 using Hyper-v R2
With the launch of System Center Service Manager 2010, along with Opalis, Microsoft has added to its already-comprehensive line-up of management technologies within the System Center Suite, enabling organisations to centrally configure, monitor, protect, virtualise, and more, but how does this apply to key workloads like Exchange, SQL, and SharePoint? Well, this session will reveal all – we’ll take a look at virtualising, monitoring, and protecting workloads like SharePoint and SQL, and explain how you can incorporate these technologies into your environments to streamline IT Operations and more.
Matt McSpirit is a Partner Technology Advisor, an MCSE, MCTS, and a VMware VCP, and has worked at Microsoft UK since January 2006. Matt’s role aims to ensure Microsoft Partners understand the ‘Art of the Possible’ when it comes to Microsoft technologies, and how to build solutions around the platform. Matt’s role has taken him across products, from Client to Server, through to Virtualisation & Management. Matt has delivered a number of high-profile events, including IT Forum in Barcelona, the Partner and Customer UK Launches of Windows Server 2008, and the UK Virtualisation Launch
Session 2 – 6:00 – 7:00
Microsoft Project Server 2010 on SharePoint 2010
Find out about Microsoft’s project management solution, built on the SharePoint 2010 platform. We’ll look at how Project Server 2010 can be used to solve demand management, resource management and work management problems, making use of SharePoint’s sites and workflow capabilities.
Tara Hellier works for Microsoft as a Partner Technology Advisor, focusing on business productivity solutions including SharePoint, Office and Project. Her role is to enable and support partners involved with deploying these solutions. Follow her blog at http://blogs.technet.com/tara
Session 3 – 7:30 – 8:30
Business Connectivity Services – What is it and what does it do for you?
Within this session we will begin by introducing the challenge of accessing line of business data through SharePoint 2010. We will briefly discuss The Business Data Catalog (BDC) before fully covering the Business Connectivity Services (BCS) and all of the new functionality.
Covered in this session will be the services of BCS including External Lists, Web Parts, Search, User Profiles, External Data Column and the Object Model. A detailed walkthrough of connecting to line of business systems using Microsoft tools such as SharePoint Designer 2010 along with a summary of why you may decide to connect to your Line of Business Data using Visual Studio Professional 2010 instead of SharePoint Designer.
Brett Lonsdale is the author of the SharePoint Developers Guide to the Business Data Catalog 2007, and contributing author to Developers Guide to Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, and the Administrators Companion 2007 & 2010. Brett is co owner of Lightning Tools limited http://www.lightningtools.com and co host of the SharePoint Pod Show http://www.sharepointpodshow.com.
SharePint 8:30 onwards
The invite obviously extends to SharePint at the pub afterwards for a more informal discussions on SharePoint over a beer or two.
Obligatory half-time pizza and refreshments.
Venue: Microsoft Offices, Waverly Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG
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