Windows SIG: The Windows Server DevCon Conference



  • This talk will present an overview of the conference, and present highlights from a sampling of talks attended by the speaker.


    Chuck Berg (bio), VP of Engineering - Rockliffe Systems, Inc.
    Click here to view Chuck Berg's meeting presentation.

    Presentation Overview

    The Windows Server DevCon Conference

    In early September, Microsoft played host in Seattle to about 1200 developers during 3 intensive days of over 150 technical presentations, hands-on workshops, chalk talks, and seminars called Windows Server DevCon. "Windows .NET Server Family 2003" was the platform focus, and talks were grouped into 6 primary tracks - "64-bit Computing," "Enhanced Platform Services," "Migration and Interoperability," "Scalable Computing," "Trustworthy Computing," and "A New Breed of Application Server."

    This talk will present an overview of the conference, and present highlights from a sampling of talks attended by the speaker, including:

    • Getting Ready for 64-Bit Computing
    • Optimizing and Tuning Your Application for 64-Bit
    • Migrating C/C++ Applications to 64-Bit Windows
    • Performance Analysis and Capacity Planning
    • Writing High Performance Network Applications
    • Directory Services - Strategy and Roadmap
    • Modeling and Accessing Data in Active Directory
    • Windows Error Reporting
    • IPv6 Application Development
    • Using WMI to Build Management into Windows .NET Server Applications

    About the Presenter

    Chuck Berg, VP of Engineering at Rockliffe Systems, Inc.

    Chuck Berg's multi-faceted career includes experience with both large and small companies, developing high-performance software systems utilizing a wide range of technologies. He is currently the VP - Engineering at Rockliffe Systems, an award winning and leading developer of scalable messaging and email infrastructure software for service providers, telecom companies and enterprises. Most recently, Chuck was the VP of Engineering at Silicon Gaming, Inc - a company developing wagering attractions for the casino industry. In 14 months, his team helped drive over $100M of value into the company, and it was sold to the industry's leading manufacturer. Before Silicon Gaming, Chuck was the founder of The Software Studio - a contract development company that built more than 70 Windows products for 35 different companies. Most WinSIG regulars know him as the SIG chairman for the past several years.

    Event Logistics


    Microsoft Technology Center - Silicon Valley
    1250 Charleston Avenue
    Mountain View, CA 94043


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/open forum/pizza
    7:00-7:15pm annoucements
    7:15-9:00pm presentation


    $15 at the door for non-SDForum Members
    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
    No registration required