My new Blog – on Windows Azure Websites

Hi again! It’s about more than a year ago since I blogged for the last time. But now I’ve decided to return to the blogging community, in a different shape. With the principle “eat your own dog food” I decided to move my blog to Windows Azure Websites as the platform really turned out to…

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Focus on significant elements – One of the most important aspects for architects

Reading books such as “The Process of Software Architecting” you will see statements such as “architecture focus on significant elements” a lot. Given my recent experience I can’t tell you more how important this is! Therefore I thought it’s worth posting a bit from my recent experience… Of course, as architects we cannot focus on…

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What has changed? – More Architecture! – Blog.Restart()

My last blog entry is quite a while ago… November 2011 after my two sessions and Track Ownership at TechEd Europe in Berlin. Indeed now that the Austrian Big>Days 2011 are over and some people were wondering and asking my colleagues why I was not part of that road show it is a good time…

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1st Architecture Conference in the History of Microsoft Austria…

…and it’s my baby. Today the conference web site for the 1st architecture conference in the history of Microsoft Austria went live – and I am responsible for this conference. Together with Andreas Hejl from Siemens we were able to organize superb speakers for the conference. http://www.microsoft.com/austria/architectconference I think this could be a great platform…

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Fans of Zune HD will be fans of Windows Phone 7…

Today we watched the opening key note of MWC in Barcelona where Steve Ballmer shared the first details of Windows Phone 7. As some of you might know, last November I bought a Zune HD and I love this device:))) … I just can say – if what they showed in the key note gets…

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Redbull Stratos – Felix Baumgartner, his mission to space and a little Austrian Microsoft team…

Well, one none-technical article as an exception;) Since last Friday right after the press-conference in New York and the official announcement during Redbull’s media evening in Kitzbühel, Robert John, Lukas Cudrigh and I are especially proud of http://www.redbullstratos.com (full site) http://m.redbullstratos.com (mobile site incl. iPhone support) Robert started the conversation right after an enterprise briefing…

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Windows 7 God Mode – Even more Folder GUIDs

If you’ve read my previous post on Windows 7 God-Mode, there are a number of further special folder short-cuts you can use in a similar way. The complete list of GUIDs for the special folder short cuts can be found on MSDN here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee330741(VS.85).aspx

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WinHappy New Year 2010 – A Gift – Windows 7 God Mode

Hello everybody and a happy new year. I just read a cool blog post from Georg Binder in Austria describing, how-to get to Windows 7 God Mode. What is Windows 7 God Mode? A special folder short cut with quick graphical access to an extended control panel with much more configuration options. How-to get to…

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What I found accidentially while walking through some blogs of us… Microsoft Solver Foundation for mathematical programming

Sometimes live as a Microsoft-employee is really strange, especially when you find something from Microsoft (!!) that you’ve never heard about as an employee, before – in particular if the thing you’ve found is cool as well. If you’re a mathematics freak or someone who builds statistical BI-stuff for your CxO you might want to…

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PDC 2009 – Being in Windows Azure:)

At PDC in the expo-hall they have a container as it will be used as deployment-unit in the new Microsoft-Data Centers such as the Chicago data center. Pretty cool, we’ve been looking at this one… pretty funny;)  

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