That's it - another Sharkfest event done and dusted. Janice and her team did a fantastic job, as always, and the venue was truly spectacular - think of 1930's opulence with a high tech twist and fantastic food.
I was a bit of a late comer - I didn't arrive until midday on the penultimate day - but even so, I could tell it had been a good one. With attendees from more than 30 countries it was a truly international event. I was lucky enough to catch several good sessions, and here's a quick summary of some important points I learned.
First up was Kary Rogers. I think his US session should be compulsory viewing ( see https://youtu.be/tyk2-0MY9p0 ), and the EU session was another tour de force. He presents straightforward systematic ways of looking at TCP performance, using some Wireshark features I've never thought to use, all mixed in with a dose of comedy. The EU session had some new stuff and if it becomes available on the Sharkfest Retrospective area, you are going to want to watch it.
Then I sat in on a session called Developer Bytes Lightning Talks–Development Track, hosted by Roland Knall. There was some real nitty gritty dev stuff in the session, but