Post PDC Thoughts
I realised I never did another post after my first at the PDC, now what does that tell you?
One thing it tells me is that blogs are not they primary news form for events now, it has moved onto Twitter. Though as yet I am still lagging behind on this one, I have an account but no tweets as yet. I find there is too much noise most of the on Twitter, it is useful when at an event like PDC to get the buzz, but for me not day to day (though I know I am missing stuff because of this view)
For me the key story a the PDC as a whole was that the Azure fabric can extend into your IT systems using AppFabric. This means I can easily see a day where you write an application for an internal IT system that can dynamically grow to an Azure data centre when needed for load or disaster recover, all without any special coding model because the Azure/AppFabic is ubiquitous.
So a light PDC from the blogging front, but one for of future architectural promise
Oh one last thought, on past trips to the USA I have been to the Baseball, which I like, not that dissimilar a night out to one at the Twenty20 cricket. This time we tried Basketball, less to my taste. When watched live it seem the game play just gets in the way of the adverts and the other various audience participation entertainment. I have never seen a sport with so many ways to stop and clock (and for so long!). Looks like I need to stay with bat and ball games.
Read the complete post at http://blogs.blackmarble.co.uk/blogs/rfennell/archive/2009/12/01/post-pdc-thoughts.aspx