22nd Machine Evaluation Workshop HPC, Windows Azure and Techila moving your workload to the cloud

  I had the pleasure of attending the 22nd Machine Evaluation Workshop in Liverpool. Please find below a copy of the Microsoft presentation   MEW22 22nd Machine Evaluation Workshop Microsoft Additionally please find some technical materials about how the Techila solution. Techila is a middleware plug-in, which enables your applications to securely harness the infinite…

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How much will Azure cost?

Over the past few days I have had lots of question from academic’s in relation to COST the No1 Question being how much will the cloud or more specifically Microsoft Windows Azure cost? To try and help others struggling with this question here is a quick summary . Microsoft Windows Azure processor core costs are…

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SharePoint 2010 Windows Phone 7 Toolkit

I have been asked a few questions recently regarding developing Windows Phone apps which can access Sharepoint 2010 resources. The easy answer is… download the following toolkit on CodePlex, the toolkit will help simplify the task of building Windows Phone 7 applications based upon SharePoint 2010 servers running Forms Based Authentication. This toolkit also allows…

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SkyDrive Update & Improvements

Today we announced a long list of improvements for Microsoft SkyDrive. W The improvements are a big step forward especially for the growing number of customers using SkyDrive to share and access Office documents. Here’s a video that quickly walks you through the changes to the service. For further details of the improvements see the…

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Want to programme Kinect, Windows Phone, Gadgeteer & other Microsoft Technologies with C#

C# Learn to programme in C# over the course of 24 episodes, our friend Bob Tabor from www.LearnVisualStudio.net will teach you the fundamentals of C# programming. Learn the skills and concepts applicable to video games, mobile environments, and client applications. The following tutorials and videos walk you through getting the tools, writing code, debugging features,…

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Researchers are developing games that combine real-world and digital experienc

  Learn how researchers are developing games that combine real-world and digital experiences in their quest for a unified game layer for education that improves academic outcomes and enables new types of educational research. In collaboration with Microsoft Research, a research group comprised of university faculty, staff, and students at the Rochester Institute of Technology…

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Call for Content: Partner Support for ChronoZoom

Call for Content: Partner Support for ChronoZoom ChronoZoom serves as a "master timeline" tying together all kinds of specialized timelines and electronic resources, and aspires to bridge the gap between the humanities and the sciences and to unify all knowledge of the past. We are seeking humanities scholars and scientists from fields like geology, paleontology,…

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2011 Daresbury Machine Evaluation Workshop HPC, Windows Azure and Techila moving your workload to the cloud

The forthcoming 2011 Daresbury Machine Evaluation Workshop will be held on 29 and 30 November 2011 at a new venue – the Adelphi Hotel Liverpool. This Workshop is now established as a leading national event dedicated to distributed high performance scientific computing. The principle objective is to encourage close contact between the research communities from…

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Interested in running a Tomcat/Java Worker Role in Windows Azure? Step by Step guide here:

The Windows Azure Tomcat Solution is designed in a way that you can update your Tomcat project outside VS2010 project. The VS2010 application will be deployed once however whenever you would need to update, Tomcat, Java Run time or your own Tomcat based solution, you can update without updating your Windows Azure application. This project…

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Windows Phone Free eBook & Demos

Resource for Teaching and Learning Windows Phone Development Windows Phone Programming in C# (Windows Phone Version 7.5) The main text is provided as a Word document and PDF file. This contains the entire text, broken into chapters. Demonstrations The Demos folder contains a folder for each of the chapters that have demonstration programs. Teaching Content…

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