March Newsletter – Architecture Modeling and Processes (Issue 23)

Exploring our space—partly science, partly art—is always a fascinating and complex task. We could take the contextual approach and address a context-specific subject or we could take the introspective approach of analyzing the role that we play. Yet we could take a third approach that is neither context-specific nor introspective, when we review what we…

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February Newsletter – Virtualization Call for Papers

We are calling for papers on Virtualization for the 24th Architecture Journal. If you are interested in participating, submit your proposal by Thursday, March 11 end of day. Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile Virtualization Call for Papers February 2010   VIRTUALIZATION PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES Call for Papers We are…


Code Visualization and Architecture with Visual Studio 2010

Come learn how the new code visualization, UML, and Architectural Validation tools inside Visual Studio 2010 come together to help you understand existing code bases, model domain specific problem domains, and maintain the proper control and visibility of those software systems. Date: February 25, 2010 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (UTC -…

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Tech*Ed North America 2010 – Architecture Track Call for Content

We have begun the planning for Tech·Ed North America 2010, which takes place in New Orleans from June 7-10, 2010, and the first step is to request Breakout Session topic ideas from experts like yourself.  We hope you will consider submitting one or more session ideas before the January 15 deadline. Breakout Sessions are the…


November Newsletter – Modeling and SDLC Call for Papers

For the 23rd issue of the Architecture Journal, we’re looking for interesting, thought-provoking and insightful articles about Architecture Modeling and its role inside a broader Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile Modeling and Processes November 2009 Architecture Modeling and Processes Call for Papers Dear Architect,…


Security Guidance: Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) – Version 4.1a

As part of its commitment to a more secure and trustworthy computing ecosystem, Microsoft releases the SDL process guidance 4.1a. IT policy makers and software development organizations can leverage this content to enhance and inform their own software security and privacy assurance programs. The Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle Process Guidance 4.1a includes SDL for Agile…

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October Newsletter – Editor’s Choice

Scalability, RIA, deployment and trends in October release of the Journal newsletter.   Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile Editor’s Choice October 2009 Resources for Architects: Editor’s Choice   Scalability: 10 Ways to Take your Site from One to One Million Users At the Future of Web Apps conference Kevin…


Design Microsoft Infrastructure Using a Prescriptive Architectural Approach

The Infrastructure Planning and Design guides complement Microsoft’s step-by-step product documentation, with an architectural design approach. The guides lead you to an infrastructure design that is optimized for your performance and fault tolerance requirements and is right for your business.   Microsoft provides extensive documentation for its infrastructure products, including the newly-released Windows Server 2008…


September Newsletter – Service Orientation Today and Tomorrow (Issue 21)

More than five years after the introductory article titled “Understanding Service-Oriented Architecture”, thousands of SOA projects have been kicked off, and several of them are still being completed. These days, we have a better understanding about its ROI, low-hanging fruits, hidden costs, and other realities; and the basic, incipient SOA discussion is today specialized in…


[PC World] Microsoft Aims to Spark New Business for Web Developers

Microsoft has launched a program that gives Web development professionals the chance to get free software and technical support to help them get new businesses off the ground. Web development companies with less than 10 employees can apply for the new WebsiteSpark program, which was unveiled at the PICNIC conference in Amsterdam Thursday. Read full…