SPS Drives 2008 Report: Visiting Other Booths

The further adventures in SPS/Drives land wherein our intrepid blogger ventures out of the comfortable region of PROFIthis and PROFIthat to the far frontiers of SPS/Drives land.  (Said intrepid blogger returned home to develop a monster cold – annoying when daytime temperatures are in the mid-70s.  His writing skills may have been adversely affected by the cold medicine.