Tuesday, June 12, 2012

MS TechEd NA 2012 - Keynote day 1


Yesterday the Microsoft TechEd North America started with the day 1 Keynote, that is,  if you skip the Pre-Con's that were already given on sunday.
I've followed the live stream of the Keynote and have put some points together, you can watch the whole video here: Keynote day 1. The video starts automatically at 1:29:40 with Satya Nadella.

For myself Amir Netz was amazing with his PowerView demo!

@1:29:40
Satya Nadella - President Server and Tools
  • Virtualization
  • Workload > sharing of resources
  • Powershell > automate anything
    • 2400 cmdlets

 @1:46:50
Jeff Woolsey - Principal Program Manager
Windows Server Virtualization
  • Server 2012 / HyperV, some numbers:
    • 320 logical processors per server
    • 4 TB per server
    • 64 virtual processors per vm
    • 64 TB per virtual disk
    • 64 nodes, 4k VM's
  • IOMeter: 985.000 I/O per sec from 1 virtual machine
  • Network Virtualization 

@1:59:50
Satya Nadella
  • Video of introduction of  Windows Server 2012

@2:03:20
Mark Russinovich - Windows Azure
  • Infrastructure as a service
  • Easy creation of new VM's

@2:16:10
Satya Nadella
  • Modern datacenter
    • Server 2012 / Azure
  • Modern apps (lifecycle)
    • Personal
    • Social (sharing)
    • Intelligent
    • Tools (VS2012) 

@2:22:00
Scott Guthrie - Corp. VP  Azure App Platform
  • VS 2012: ASP.Net MVC 4 project
    • Mobile plug-in for testing
    • Very funny part @2:31:00
    • Integration with TFS to Azure website
      • Automative build and run unit-test, when positive deploy to Azure

@2:32:35
Jason Zander - Corp. VP Visual Studio
  • Metro style apps
  • VS LigthSwitch
    • Odata
  • Additional support
    • jQuery
    • iPad emulator
  • Agile development
    • System Center closely integrated with VS to debug and adjust problems and switch from developer to IT-pro.
  • @2:47:45 demo video of ING Direct Australia

@2:49:15
Satya Nadella
  • Big Data

@2:53:20
Amir Netz - SQL Server (Power View demo)
Technical Fellow
  • Analyse (sentiment of) tweets to predict movie revenues and needed allocation of theaters
    • 12.4 mln tweets of movies
    • 1st week sales
    • 2nd week sales
  • Manage brands (awareness of actors)
    • Sentiment of brand
    • Effect / impact of events on brands (like oscar nominations)
      • Small brands have major effect
      • Established brands (Brad Pitt) have small effect
@3:04:00
Satya Nadella
  • Summarisation & Conclusion