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Public Space Analytics

Using Azure Machine Learning and high density WiFi to analyse customer behaviour We’ve been involved in the delivery of complex network infrastructure for Microsoft for a number of years. One of the more challenging projects we regularly delivery is WiFi catering for several thousand concurrent users at […]

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Wifi in the keynote: This is how it is done

We had just shy of 1000 concurrent users in the keynote. All the while everyone was tweeting, uploading photos and we were still getting 1-2ms pings to Charlotte Street exchange in Brisbane. As Borat would say, “Niiiiicee.”

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Infrastructure Saturday 2010 Slide Deck

Infrastructure Saturday 2010 Slide Deck

We had a great time at Infrastructure Saturday on the 6th of November. An epic amount of work was put in by one Mr Mark Rhodes to make the event the success that it was. The slide deck from our presentation is available here: Infrastructure Saturday tech•ed […]

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We are presenting at Infrastructure Saturday!

We are presenting at Infrastructure Saturday!

Jorke, Ben, and I will be preseting a re-run of our popular session from TechEd 2010 at Infrastructure Saturday. Where: Microsoft Brisbane Office (map) When: November 6th, 2010 Register: http://infrasat.eventbrite.com Cost: FREE! There are a heap of other great sessions (see more here: http://infrastructuresaturday.org/sessions/) on at the event so be […]

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Behind the scenes of the Giant Twitter/Flickr Wall

In case you missed it, there was a giant 6 metre wide plasma wall at TechEd that streamed tweets (from Twitter obviously) and various images from Flickr. We took the following feeds: Anything with the #auteched hashtag in it appeared on the tweet slide; Anything with #news […]

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Tech•Ed backstage 2010 – VOC208 – The Presentation

We did a talk on the infrastructure behind TechEd 2010 as one of the very last sessions of the event. The video is available here: http://www.msteched.com/2010/Australia/voc208 The whole talk was very much ‘by the seat of our pants’ as we were insanely busy. Ben Parker, unfortunately, could […]

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Day 2 Expo Hall Build

I managed to snap this quick video while waiting for some servers to build. [youtube -JXUT71Zpl8]

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We come in peace!

Thank you to everyone for the kind feedback on our recent BIGAU presentation both at and after the event. I couldn’t resist including this picture again as a) I love it, and b) it was the only politically correct on in the slide deck (sorry Princess Parker!). […]

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tech•ed backstage @ BigAU – Tues 13th July 2010!

I will be presenting tech•ed backstage at the Brisbane Infrastructure Group. Guess appearances may include Nathan Wright from GCCEC and Ben Parker from Parker Tech Pty Ltd Venue Microsoft, Level 9, 1 Eagle Street, Waterfront Place, Brisbane City. Time 1700 for Pizza. Date Tuesday, 13th of July […]

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Backstage on ZDNet!

Jorke and I ended up in a ZDNet video for a quick tour of  back-of-house. Alas, my carefully laid plan to stay behind the lens for the duration of the event came unstuck!!! Original article on ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com.au/insight/hardware/soa/Backstage-tour-at-Tech-Ed/0,139023759,339298840,00.htm [ I knew we’d get him on camera at […]

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