Working with BizTalk AppFabric Connect

Introducing BizTalk Server 2010 AppFabric Connect (from MS TechNet Wiki by Trace Young) BizTalk Server 2010 introduces a new feature “AppFabric Connect”, which combines rich proven features of BizTalk Server with the flexible development experience of .NET to allow users to easily develop simple integration applications. This enables users to: Develop custom .NET applications that…

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Reducing the Costs of Enterprise Data Warehouse Creation and Data Acquisition

From Microsoft IT Showcase Published: 11/15/2010 Metadata Driven Extract Transform and Load (METaL) was developed by Microsoft IT to enable the rapid configuration, deployment, and operation of data warehouse applications utilizing evolving Microsoft warehouse technologies such as SQL Server 2008 and SSIS. METaL provides an extensible platform to manage an enterprise warehouse environment. The application…

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Azure DataMarket

Topic: DataMarket: Enabling ISVs to build innovative applications across industry verticals Time: December 1, 8 am-9am PST Registration Link: · Partner: https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=719815 · Internal: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9752184 More information on webcast is available at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sudhir/archive/2010/11/18/datamarket-webcast-enabling-isvs-to-build-innovative-applications-across-industry-verticals.aspx

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31 days of Windows Phone 7

This is an interesting blog post by Jeff Blankenburg talking about different development topics on Win Phone 7. You can find more interesting development topics here.

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Gartner’s Top 10 Technologies for 2011

That’s a very interesting article for Top-10 technologies for 2011 by Gartner: Cloud computing Mobile apps and media tablets Next-gen analytics Social analytics Social communication and collaboration Video Context-aware computing Ubiquitous computing Storage class memory Fabric based infrastructure and computers The full report is available here

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Future of Silverlight – Special Event Invite

You’re invited to a very special event on December 2nd, 2010 Learn about the future of Silverlight from Corporate Vice President, Scott Guthrie and other experts, direct from Microsoft’s HQ. Hear about our plans for the next version of Silverlight, the latest developments as well as in-depth sessions on building applications with Silverlight. Registration is…

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Future SQL Server edition-“Denali”

SQL Server AlwaysOn Dashboard: The new SQL Server AlwaysOn will provide a set of capabilities to help businesses maximize uptime of their mission critical applications, simplify high availability deployments and provide better returns on hardware investments. AlwaysOn supports multi-site clustering and the new availability group option will help improve availability of databases by supporting multiple…

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Microsoft Dives Deeper into SQL Server code-named “Denali” – the next version of SQL Server

This is an exciting time for the SQL Server Team. After Ted Kummert announced the next release of SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Server code-named “Denali”, yesterday at the opening keynote of PASS Summit 2010, today Quentin Clark, General Manager of the Database Systems Group, gave PASS attendees a closer look into some of the exciting…

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Remind: Windows Azure Platform Benefits for MSDN Subscribers

The Windows Azure Platform is an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. The platform provides a range of functionality to build applications from consumer web to enterprise scenarios. MSDN subscribers can take advantage of this platform to build and deploy their applications. Estimated savings: $2,518 (USD) Activate your Azure benefits…

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