Thursday, June 14, 2007

Podcast: ASP.NET Scalability issues

DotNetRocks has posted their latest podcast: .NET Rocks! #246 - ASP.NET Scalability Panel

Recorded at the Virtual TechEd Stage, Carl and Richard welcome Stephen Forte, Kent Alstad, Rob Howard, and Steve Smith for a lively discussion around ASP.NET Scalability issues.

Download it here:

Stephen Forte is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Corzen, Inc, a Manhattan (USA) based provider of online market research data for Wall Street Firms. Stephen is also the Microsoft Regional Director for the NY Metro region. He speaks regularly at industry conferences like Tech*Ed, North Africa Developers Conference and other conferences around the world. He has written several books on database development and currently is writing the MS Press book SQL Server 2005 Core Developers Guide. Prior to Corzen, Stephen served as the CTO of Zagat Survey in New York City and also was co-founder and CTO of the New York based software consulting firm The Aurora Development Group. He currently is the co-moderator and founder of the NYC .NET Developer User Group

Kent Alstad is a Senior Consultant at MCW Technologies, Chief Architect at Strangeloop Networks, and Senior Architect of Content Solutions at The Active Network. Kent began developing Microsoft Windows applications using VB and VC with the 1.0 version and has been using them as his primary development environments ever since. Currently Kent is focused on creating and communicating best practices and approaches for the developement of .NET applications and services. Kent brings a dynamic approach to effective day-to-day practices of sofware developers and software project managers. He draws from a broad spectrum of experience, from coder to CTO. Raw enthusiasm combined with practical insight is the cornerstone of Kent's speaking style. Kent also is part of the Euclidian Software Group, a company of senior consultants that manages a .NET development shop in Riga, Latvia.

Prior to founding telligentsystems Rob Howard was employed by the Microsoft Corporation where he was a member of the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0 team; specifically contributing to ASP.NET. He has presented at many software developer conferences including: Microsoft PDC and TechEd; Borland's BorCon; ASP.NET Connections; and VSLive! and is consistently rated a top presenter. Rob is also the author of several books, most recently A Preview of ASP.NET 2.0 (Addison-Wesley); Microsoft ASP.NET Coding Strategies with the Microsoft ASP.NET Team (Microsoft Press). Rob has a BBA from Baylor University.

Steven Smith is president of and He is a Microsoft Regional Director, an ASP.NET MVP, and an ASPInsider Board Member. He is an INETA Speaker Bureau member, and author of two books on ASP.NET. Steve is also an Army Reserve officer, and spent most of 2004 in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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