Well, TechEd was great as usual–lots of Win8 info sloshing around as well as Azure everywhere, including the recent announcement that Microsoft will be offering “Infrastructure-as-a-Service” (IaaS) instances in Azure now, ala Amazon EC2. It will be interesting to see how that does, but could be a great option for Windows workloads in the cloud.
I gave a talk on the best practices for Group Policy design with performance and security in mind and I thought it went pretty well. I had about 330 attendees in my session in a very WIDE room (it was really three rooms combined) and so it was bit challenging to connect with folks, but overall it seemed well-received. If you missed TechEd or missed my session, they’re all on video. You can see my session talk at: