Conference Sessions


Track Key :
 Active Directory Management and Architecture Advanced Troubleshooting for Servers and Applications
 Architecting and Administering Microsoft Exchange Automated Windows Deployment
 Deep Dive: Becoming an ESXpert! Mastering VMware vSphere in Your IT Environment Deep Dive: Mastering Windows PowerShell
 Deep Dive: MCITP - Server Administrator Certification Mini Boot Camp Deep Dive Windows Deployment University
 Getting More out of your Existing IT Investment Keynotes
 Managing Windows SharePoint Security and Malware Protection
 Virtualization Windows PowerShell
Monday, October 18, 2010
TIME EVENT
Monday
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
PRE1  Tutorial: Architecting Your vSphere Virtual Infrastructure - Avoiding the Big Mistakes

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert, Author Evangelist, Pluralsight

Monday
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
PRE2  Tutorial: Automating Active Directory Tasks in Server 2008 R2

Mark Minasi, IT Consultant, Author, Speaker, MR&D

Monday
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
PRE3  Tutorial: MCITP - Configuring a Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
TIME EVENT
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Keynote: Windows 7 Life Without Walls

Stephen L. Rose, Sr. Product Manager, onedrive for business, Microsoft

Tuesday
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
 
TU1  Smart Configurations for vSphere Networking

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert, Author Evangelist, Pluralsight

Tuesday
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
 
TU2  Group Policy Settings that Really Really Work and Some that Dont

Jeremy Moskowitz, Group Policy MVP, Founder, GPanswers.com / PolicyPak Software

Tuesday
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
 
TU3  Night of the Living Directory: Understanding AD's Recycle Bin

Mark Minasi, IT Consultant, Author, Speaker, MR&D

Tuesday
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
 
TU4  MCITP: Configuring Active Directory

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Tuesday
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
 
TU5  Best Performance & High Availability with vSphere Storage

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert, Author Evangelist, Pluralsight

Tuesday
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
 
TU6  Managing SQL Server for Admins Whod Really Rather Not

Don Jones, MVP, Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content , Pluralsight

Tuesday
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
 
TU7  DNSSEC and Windows: Get Ready for a New DNS!

Mark Minasi, IT Consultant, Author, Speaker, MR&D

Tuesday
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
 
TU8  MCITP: Configuring AD's Additional Services

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Tuesday
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
TU9  ESX High Availability with VMotion, HA, and DRS

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert, Author Evangelist, Pluralsight

Tuesday
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
TU10  Exchange 2010 Capacity Management: Scaling your Email from 10 Users to 10,000

J. Peter Bruzzese, ClipTraining/Conversational Geek/InfoWorld/Mimecast

Raphael Barini, Chief Solutions Architect, ENow, Inc.

Tuesday
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
TU11  DFS Namespaces: The Cheapskate's File System Virtualization

Sean Deuby, Senior Analyst, Platform Vision LLC

Tuesday
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
TU12  MCITP: Configuring and Maintaining AD Objects

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Tuesday
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
TU13  Tips and Tricks for Creating Good Virtual Machines. It's Not as Easy as You'd Think

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert, Author Evangelist, Pluralsight

Tuesday
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
TU14  Implementing and Securing Outlook for Out-of-the-Office Users

J. Peter Bruzzese, ClipTraining/Conversational Geek/InfoWorld/Mimecast

Tuesday
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
TU15  Active Directory's Forgotten Foundation: Optimizing your AD Sites

Sean Deuby, Senior Analyst, Platform Vision LLC

Tuesday
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
TU16  MCITP: Planning Your Windows 2008 Server Environment

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
TIME EVENT
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
 
WE1  Monitoring and Intelligently Reacting to ESX Performance Issues

Greg Shields, MVP, vExpert, Author Evangelist, Pluralsight

Wednesday
8:30 AM - 9:45 PM
 
WE2  Convert your Brain from VBScript to Windows PowerShell

Don Jones, MVP, Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content , Pluralsight

Wednesday
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
 
WE3  How Healthy is Your Active Directory? Your AD Checkup Checklist

Sean Deuby, Senior Analyst, Platform Vision LLC

Wednesday
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
 
WE4  MCITP: Server Administrator Exam Prep

Bruce Rougeau, MCSE, MCT, MCP+Internet, CCMA

Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
 
WE5  Double Session: An Exploration of Options for Creating Highly-Available Hyper-V

Alan Sugano, President, ADS Consulting Group

Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
 
WE6  Double Session: The Windows PowerShell Crash Course

Don Jones, MVP, Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content , Pluralsight

Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
 
WE7  Double Session: Structured Active Directory and AD Replication Troubleshooting

Sean Deuby, Senior Analyst, Platform Vision LLC

Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
 
WE8  Double Session: Finding the Root Cause of Windows Crashes and Blue Screens

Bruce Mackenzie-Low, MCSE/MCSA, Systems Software Engineer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Wednesday
1:00 PM - 1:55 PM
 
Lunch Session: Windows Yesterday, Windows Today, Windows Tomorrow

Mark Minasi, IT Consultant, Author, Speaker, MR&D

Wednesday
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
 
WE9  Group Policy Troubleshooting Essentials

Jeremy Moskowitz, Group Policy MVP, Founder, GPanswers.com / PolicyPak Software

Wednesday
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
 
WE10  Windows PowerShell: Eight Tips and Tricks to Make You a Guru

Don Jones, MVP, Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content , Pluralsight

Wednesday
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
 
WE11  The Very Best Tools for Troubleshooting Failed Windows Applications

Bruce Mackenzie-Low, MCSE/MCSA, Systems Software Engineer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Wednesday
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
 
WE12  Cracking Open Kerberos

Mark Minasi, IT Consultant, Author, Speaker, MR&D

Wednesday
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
 
WE13  Overcoming Common Security Challenges with Group Policy

Jeremy Moskowitz, Group Policy MVP, Founder, GPanswers.com / PolicyPak Software

Wednesday
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
 
WE14  Automating AD Administration in Windows PowerShell

Don Jones, MVP, Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content , Pluralsight

Wednesday
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
 
WE15  Five Real-World Uses of Failover Clustering You Should Implement Immediately

Bruce Mackenzie-Low, MCSE/MCSA, Systems Software Engineer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Wednesday
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
 
WE16  Expand and Simplify Your Storage with Windows VHD Support

Mark Minasi, IT Consultant, Author, Speaker, MR&D

Thursday, October 21, 2010
TIME EVENT
Thursday
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
 
TH1  Dangerous Documents: Identifying and Protecting Your Data from Malware

Mike Danseglio, Principal Technologist, Next Direction Technologies

Thursday
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
 
TH2  Windows PowerShell Scripting and Modularization: Build Your Own Tools

Don Jones, MVP, Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content , Pluralsight

Thursday
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
 
TH3  Microsoft's Free Deployment Which Ones Work for You?

Daniel Nerenberg, Founder and Principal Consultant, InfraOp Inc.

Justin Rodino, Consultant, Speaker, Author

Thursday
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
 
TH4  Storage Showdown: Making Good Decisions for Your Business

Alan Sugano, President, ADS Consulting Group

Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
 
TH5  Real-World Strategies in Protecting Against Dangerous Web Sites

Mike Danseglio, Principal Technologist, Next Direction Technologies

Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
 
TH6  PowerShell Error Handling and Debugging

Don Jones, MVP, Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content , Pluralsight

Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
 
TH7  Automating Your Pre-Deployment Tasks: Inventory, Discovery, and Application Compatibility

Daniel Nerenberg, Founder and Principal Consultant, InfraOp Inc.

Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
 
TH8  vSphere Versus Hyper-V: Performance, Price, and Passionate Admins

Alan Sugano, President, ADS Consulting Group

Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
 
TH9  How to Virtualize and Disaster Proof Your Exchange Environment

J. Peter Bruzzese, ClipTraining/Conversational Geek/InfoWorld/Mimecast

Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
 
TH10  Installing and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

Dan Holme, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Technologies Evangelist, Intelliem

Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
 
TH11  Solving Deployment's Forgotten Task: Migrating User Data

Daniel Nerenberg, Founder and Principal Consultant, InfraOp Inc.

Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
 
TH12  Understanding How Application Virtualization Saves Time Effort and Money

Alan Sugano, President, ADS Consulting Group

Thursday
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
TH13  Restructuring your Active Directory Forest: What Tools Are Available?

J. Peter Bruzzese, ClipTraining/Conversational Geek/InfoWorld/Mimecast

Thursday
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
TH14  Wish I’d Have Known That Sooner! SharePoint Insanity Demystified

Dan Holme, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Technologies Evangelist, Intelliem

Thursday
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
TH15  Creating and Deploying OS Images with Windows Deployment Server

Justin Rodino, Consultant, Speaker, Author

Thursday
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
 
TH16  Simple Solutions for Data Security on Laptops, USB Drives, and Other Portable Devices

Mike Danseglio, Principal Technologist, Next Direction Technologies

Thursday
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
TH17  Restructuring Your Active Directory Forest: Strategies for Guaranteed Success

J. Peter Bruzzese, ClipTraining/Conversational Geek/InfoWorld/Mimecast

Thursday
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
TH18  SharePoint Document Libraries: The New File Share

Dan Holme, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Technologies Evangelist, Intelliem

Thursday
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
TH19  One Image for All Your Desktops: The Secret Tricks You Must Know

Justin Rodino, Consultant, Speaker, Author

Thursday
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
 
TH20  Practical Wireless Security on a Budget

Mike Danseglio, Principal Technologist, Next Direction Technologies

Friday, October 22, 2010
TIME EVENT
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
POST1  Tutorial: Migrating to Exchange 2010 in Seven Easy Steps

J. Peter Bruzzese, ClipTraining/Conversational Geek/InfoWorld/Mimecast

Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
POST2  Tutorial: Bringing it All Together: Completely Automating Windows Deployment

Daniel Nerenberg, Founder and Principal Consultant, InfraOp Inc.

Justin Rodino, Consultant, Speaker, Author