TechEd 2007 Orlando – See you there

I am really looking forward to speaking with people at TechEd. If you are going and want to arrange a time to meet send me a note. (jeff at available tech dot net).

I will be presenting three topics this year.

Code Title Date/Time Room
ARC319 Small Business Server 2003: How to Configure and Optimize the Infrastructure for Line-of-Business Applications 6/8/2007 2:45PM-4:00PM

Small Business Server (SBS) provides a great foundation for deploying line-of-business applications. During this session, we cover the techniques and methodologies for configuring this uniquely powerful server in a high performance architecture. Deploying SBS as the foundation for line-of-business applications delivers high return on investment, simplified management and a solid basis for future technology usage. Themes: 1) Understanding the unique Hardware needs of Small Business Server when coupled with a line-of-business application 2) Optimizing Database and Exchange configuration 3) Deployment of Client side programs

In addition to the above I will cover:

Overview of Configuration Hardware Configuration Techniques

  • Diskpar/Diskpart Sector Alignment of Hard Drives

  • Database and Log File placement including SQL and Exchange 

Overview of Testing Tools and Methodology SBS hosted applications 

  • RAID Level Testing using Perfmon

  • Exchange Testing using LoadSim

  • CRM Testing using CRM Performance and Stress Toolkit

Rule of Thumb Configuration Advice

 Co-Presented with none other than Microsost’s Ben Vollmer
BAP303 Implementing Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Delivering Value through Simplified Integration with Microsoft Technologies 6/8/2007 9:00AM-10:15AM
Microsoft Dynamics CRM is a Web application. During this session, we cover how this archtecture allows integration with other business applications using simplified Webforms and Iframes. This session is geared to all levels of users and shows the power a Web-based architecture can offer using the basic customization features of Microsoft CRM. We show how to integrate a Project Site, a SharePoint Site, and a Great Plains site.
BAP16-TLC Using Microsoft Dynamics CRM Custom Entities to Manage form Jscript (Microsoft CRM Customization) 6/7/2007 2:45PM-4:00PM Green Theater 7
Much of the advanced customization of Microsoft Dynamics CRM lies in using JScript in the clients side forms. In this session, we show how to manage scripts using a custom entity to allow better source control and simplify code changes.


See you there,

Jeff Loucks
Available Technology

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