The Moscone Center is thick with IT professionals, developers, vendors, show floor models, strange celebrity impersonators, and even IT reporters.  (And if you're wondering - yes - I got my photo taken with Madonna, Steven Tyler, Tina Turner, and Cher.)

I actually was interviewed for four different media outlets.  The UK's largest IT publication published some quotes from me at: And you can see one recording of me at the event via an MSDN podcast.  But I have no idea what the URL is!!!  If you find it, please let me know.

Some other places to check for media reaction:

-   Microsoft holding the database line:

-   Microsoft sets sights on Oracle:

-   Microsoft unviels new software versions:

-   Microsoft joins customers and vendors to launch new software:

And for news about what the other side of the industry thinks:

-   Oracle feels the squeeze:

-   Oracle pledges support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005: