Running Instance Licensing for Virtualization Scenarios

Yesterday Microsoft announced new licensing to make Virtualization scenarios easier and more cost effective to implement. There are 4 parts to the announcement: Licensing will be by running instance, allowing customers to store an unlimited number of instances at no additional cost, and only pay for those running. Customers can move instances between physical boxes, providing the…

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Why instrument your application?

Here is a question I get asked from developers: “Why should I instrument my application?” Why indeed? Does anyone ever look at it? Does anyone care? So what scenario is powerful enough to get a few extra lines of code added to a project? (Ok so its more than just adding a few lines of…

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Raise Crimson Events from .NET Part 4 & 5 – Wrapping the API

In parts 1, 2 and 3 we looked at putting together the XML manifest for the events and channels we wish to use. Since there is no managed code support in the .NET framework, we need to use  Platform Invoke (PInvoke) – There is a good PInvoke tutorial at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/csref/html/vcwlkPlatformInvokeTutorial.asp. The methods we need to invoke can be…

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