SQL Server Fabric Control Point and The DAC ‘PACK’

Joey met with Mike Jones right after the first public showing of some of the great new features coming in the next release of SQL Server code-named Kilimanjaro. PASS Community Summit 2008 He showed demos of two things. Firstly the "Fabric Control Point" provides a unified view from a management perspective of all the SQL…

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Microsoft Ships Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008

At the RoboDevelopment Conference we announced the availability of Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008. This new release includes a simple programming model to support building asynchronous applications, a set of visual authoring and simulation tools to aid in application development, and tutorials and sample code to help developers get started. This the third major release…

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I will have to go to a ‘Mark Minasi’ presentation one of these days

Adam caught up with Mark Minasi last week in Vegas. He seems to be flying all over the place, but really seems to know his stuff around a number of areas from IPV6, Active Directions, Windows Server R2 and Windows 7. In the following video he talks about the things that he currently likes and…

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Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) REST Starter Kit

Ron Jacobs has been quietly building a really great REST based resource for Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) called the WCF REST Starter Kit? The WCF REST Starter Kit simplifies development of REST services for WCF adding new features and guidance tightly integrated with ASP.NET and the current WCF release in .NET 3.5 SP1.  These features…

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PDC Highlights @ TechED EMEA – Here We Come

The core of the evangelism team is traveling to TechED EMEA in Barcelona today to redeliver some of the key content from the PDC. Certainly around Microsoft Azure, Windows 7, Identity and VS2010 we aim to provide a lot of technical details through a number of general sessions and 3 panel discussions. If you are…

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A Day in the life of a Microsoft Unified Communications User

If you ever wanted to get a demo of Microsoft Unified Communications by someone who runs this every day in their Microsoft life, this is a great 9min video which you should watch on EDGE. This shows some of the basics, but then with the audience calling in, shows how you can handle multiple calls,…

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