Microsoft & SQL Pass, Lahore collaborate to bring an exclusive event for Data Professionals

Microsoft Innovation Center, Lahore in collaboration with SQL Pass, Lahore brings a unique meetup where Data Professionals Connect, Share & Learn on 3rd August, 2016 from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Please note that Registration is mandatory. Registration Process Please send an email at lahore@sqlpass.org with title “SQL Pass Lahore Conference August 2016 Registration” and…


Event Calendar of MIC Karachi Dec 2013 - Jan 2014

Microsoft Innovation Center – Karachi is running a program called Technical Skills Accelerator. This program is focused on capacity building as well as skill development in IT industry and academia. The objective is to drive the LSE [Local Software Economy]. Under Skills Accelerator Program Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi is going to deliver training sessions on…


Getting started with Windows Azure - part 3

In my last blog post on the series of getting started with Windows Azure as a Modern application developer, I’m going to walk you through to consume the Windows Azure Cloud Service (the steps to create this service can be found on following blog post) in Windows Phone and Windows Store. Windows Store Test Client Let us first…


Getting started with Windows Azure

Is this your first ever interaction with Windows Azure as a Modern application developer? If so, you’ve arrived at the right place. In this and two subsequent blog posts (Getting started with Windows Azure – part 2 [Cloud Services], Getting started with Windows Azure – part 3 [Consuming Cloud Service in Win Store or Phone…


Workshop on SQL Server Performance Troubleshooting using Waits and Queues Method

Agenda Introduction (Waits and Queues in SQL Server) — Threading Model in SQL Server — How and Why Waits Occur — Latches and Spinlocks — Troubleshooting using Waits and Queues Date & TimeMicrosoft Innovation Center, Office #1, Level 5, ARFA Software Technology Park  (ASTP), Lahore Thursday, August 29, 2013 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Recommended…


SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines, Best Practices for GA

Windows Azure Infrastructure Services status become General Availability on 16th April, 2013. You can read more about the concept in this blog entry. In this post we’ll share with you some resources for deploying SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines. With GA announcement now you have the option to use pre-installed Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 images…


Windows Azure goes to next level: General Availability of Infrastructure Services

Windows Azure Infrastructure Services status has now General Availability starting 16th April. Given the context, let’s talk about some resources for deploying SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines. With GA announcement now you have the option to use pre-installed Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 images with SQL Server 2012 SP1 (Web, Standard and Enterprise…