Using sys.dm_os_ring_buffers To Diagnose Memory Issues in SQL Server

Editor’s Note: The following MVP Monday post is by SQL Server MVP Grant Fritchey Because of the ways that SQL Server interacts with the Windows operating system, memory and memory management between the two can be pretty confusing. If you just look at the allocated memory within the operating system on a standard SQL Server…


The New MVP Award Web Site has Launched!

The new MVP Award Web site went live today, offering a more in-depth look at this dynamic global community. Here are a few new features you’ll find at the site’s new URL: http://mvp.microsoft.com: · MVP Spotlights—a monthly series that offers a picture of the way individual MVPs make a difference in the community. · Regional…


Friday Five: April 20, 2012.

This week we’re taking a look at some great blog posts from our MVPs on AJAX, Excel, Windows Phone 7, Windows 8 and Windows Azure. 1. Calling Web Services Using AJAX By Visual C# MVP Jonathan Wood  Jonathan presents  an ASP.NET WebForms application that will submit data to the server and get a response, all…


Getting Started with the Silverlight 5 Release Candidate

Editor’s Note: The Following is a guest post by Silverlight MVP Michael Crump. Introduction The final release of Silverlight 5 is coming up shortly, but that does not mean that we cannot go ahead and get our feet wet with the recently released bits. The release candidate was announced on September 1st, 2011 and is…


21 MVPs Recognized on Microsoft Dynamics Most Influential List!

21 Dynamics MVPs are listed on DynamicsWorld.co.uk’s annual Microsoft Dynamics Most Influential People Top 100 list! More than 25,000 unique voters and over  500,000 votes solidified this prestigious list of contributors. In order to be recognized, there is a number of criteria that must be attained. Visit the information page for more information about the…

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MVPs for Office and SharePoint 2010: Save as Picture Presentation

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by MVP Echo Swinford as part of the MVP Award Program Blog’s “MVPs for Office and SharePoint 2010” series. Echo Swinford is a self-employed PowerPoint trainer and consultant. She has been a PowerPoint MVP since 2000. Find more PowerPoint tips and tricks on her website: echosvoice.com. Some…

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