Getting trained on Windows HPC Server

  If you want to get trained on how to support, deploy and develop for Windows HPC Server and you are based in the USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, or Mexico, please go to the following link  


PDC Attendees get a 160GB USB Drive with all the goodies!!

Personally I am not a big fan of the "Software + Services" PDC theme, but behind the scenes I know that the new software announcements that we are going to make will erase any bitterness I have from my memory 🙂 However, there is some other really cool news that I heard today – at…


Windows HPC Server 2008 ( V2) goes to RTM

This morning we just announced the release of Windows HPC Server 2008 to manufacturing. This is a major milestone and ensures that the HPC offering supports the Windows Server 2008 release. Wenming in the team believes that this release will enable no scientist to be left behind in their pursuit by making it a lot…


.NET 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit goes to RTM

Jonathan, Drew, Jason and Brian have just shipped the final release of the .NET 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit, updated to work with Visual Studio 2008 SP1 & .NET 3.5 SP1 Beta RTM!  The RTM release includes the following improvements/additions in the form of demos, presentations and documentation :- ASP.NET AJAX History ASP.NET Dynamic Data ASP.NET…


New Release of Windows Embedded

At TechED this week we announced Windows Embedded Standard 2009, our Windows-compatible, componentized embedded OS, the successor to Windows XP Embedded. This release is focused on connected, service-oriented devices, helping device makers build the devices faster and with more capabilities. A few key facts: Built on the trusted, secure Windows XP kernel – now with…


SQL Services Data Services (SSDS) Cloud Sample – PhluffyFotos

  Ryan has been making some modifications to the PhluffyFotos sample to make it even more easy to access. PhluffyFotos is a Web 2.0 Picture Gallery Service where users can upload their pictures from the web or mobile device. This sample is designed to demonstrate how you can develop a multi tenant application using SQL…



On channel9, it is WPF ( Windows Presentation Foundation ) week. This is being  hosted by Tim Sneath and team. One of the great interviews/demos that they did was with David Teitlebaum who takes the team on a tour of graphic applications that take advantage of the new and improved Effects, DirectX Interop, WriteableBitmap and…


.NET 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit – May Preview

The .NET evangelism team just released a revision of the .NET 3.5 SP1 + Enhancements Training Kit, updated to reflect the changes in .NET 3.5 SP1 Beta 1. The May Preview release includes updated hands-on-labs as well as new presentations. The following features had their labs updated in this iteration: · ASP.NET AJAX History ·…


Twitter rumor that they are abandoning Ruby on Rails

I guess after two years plugging the holes, there are rumors that Twitter is planning to move from Ruby on Rails because of scalability issues, the most embarrassing being the failure during the Keynote at Mac World. I guess we will see how many more fingers they will put in the damm?


.NET 3.5 Enhancements Training Kit RELEASED TO WEB

We have just released the .NET 3.5 Enhancements toolkit. The .NET 3.5 Enhancements Training kit builds on the success of the Visual Studio 2008 Training Kit and provides developers with information on ADO.NET Data Services, ADO.NET Entity Framework, ASP.NET AJAX History, ASP.NET Dynamic Data, ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET Silverlight controls. Currently, the training kit contains…