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Technical Sessions   Saturday, August 8
9:00 am - 10:30 am Session 1 - Windows NT Tips and Tricks Panel
Moderator: Michael Carpenter, Collective Technologies

Andie O'Brien, Collective Technologies
Robert O'Brien, Microsoft Corporation
Brian O'Neil, Collective Technologies
Mike Wei, Collective Technologies

The Tips and Tricks panel brings together several Windows NT experts who will present strategies and field questions in different areas of NT administration. Mike Wei of Collective Technologies will be talking on how to get the most out of File Sharing between UNIX and NT boxes. Brian O'Neill will be giving tips and tricks on how to configure and administrate Hydra, the Windows Terminal Server. Andie O'Brien will be give some insight on day-to-day administration issues and how to make the job easier. And Robert O'Brien, Senior Architect Engineer of Microsoft, will discuss lights-out operation of NT servers. Bring your tough questions and see if you can stump the panel!

10:30 am - 11:00 am Break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 2 - Architecture and Servers
Session Chair: Michael Carpenter, Collective Technologies

Compaq's New Engineering Compute Farm Environment: Moving Forward With Windows NT
Don Brace, Andrew Gordon, Scott Teel,Compaq Computer Corporation

Designing an Optimized Enterprise Backup Solution With Intelligent Data Management
Kevin Workman, Steven Downs, Mikel Featherstone, Earl Waud, Qualcomm Inc.

A Comparison of Large Scale Software Installation on NT and UNIX
Michail Gomberg, Remy Evard, Craig Stacey, Argonne National Laboratory
(Originally scheduled for 11am Friday)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch (on your own)

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Session 3 - Zero Administation Windows in NT 5
Dan Plastina, Group Program Manager, Windows NT Server Operating System, Microsoft Corporation
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