Today was the first day of Microsoft Ignite Australia 2017 and I am very lucky to have the opportunity to attend!
Microsoft Ignite is the successor of Microsoft TechEd, which had a 2 decade history after being first held in Australia in 1994.
I plan to post about my experiences over the next few days.
Last week I attended Linux Conference Australia that was this year hosted in Hobart Tasmania. The weeklong event has the first 2 days dedicated to mini conferences before the selected presentations over the following 3 days.
I was actually there by virtue of being a speaker and mini conference organiser for the Open Radio mini conference. If this may interest you, you can read about it over here on my Radio Blog. Unfortunately this meant a clash with the sysadmin miniconf, but there will be time to catch up on that.
In one of those really nice things I was not expected, my employer was able to obtain a last-minute ticket to Microsoft TechEd Australia 2012. My colleague declined the offer of the ticket, but recommended that I be sent in his place, so of I go!
I’ve have wanted to get to TechEd for some time now, but costs have always put it out of my reach. I am excited to be going this year, particularly with the launch of Windows Server 2012 and SQL 2012.
If you want to follow me around the event, just follow @practicalsa on twitter!