Have you ever wondered how your bits and bytes travel between your PC to all the servers on the Internet? In this session, we will take a virtual road-trip out your router, through some Internet Exchange Points, under the ocean in some submarine cables and speed along some of the widest sections of the Internet Superhighway.

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Grant Holliday is a Senior Service Engineer for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Service. Team Foundation Service offers a version of Team Foundation Server hosted in Windows Azure, accessible from anywhere using existing and familiar tools, and supporting all languages and platforms. As a Service Engineer he works behind the scenes to keep the service up and running smoothly for customers around the world. Prior to this role, he travelled around Australia visiting customers and performing TFS and SQL health checks. He also spent three years in Redmond, Washington as a Program Manager in the TFS product group. He was responsible for the internal TFS server deployments at Microsoft, including the largest and busiest TFS server in the world used by Developer Division.

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