Business Intelligence – BI Pro Survey: SQL Server Analysis Services, Reporting Services, BIDS, SSDT

Are you a Business Intelligence Professional? Do you use technologies and tools like SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services), BIDS (Business Intelligence Development Studio), SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio), and SSDT (SQL Server Data Tools)? The SQL Analysis Services team is doing a survey of BI Professionals and we’d love to get input from you.  This survey is about…

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How to use a SQL Server database with your ASP.NET web site

Today’s featured TechNet Wiki article can be found here. It was originally authored by Larry Franks. ===============   Intended audience: Web developers who are not familiar with SQL Server, yet want to learn how to use a SQL Server database with their ASP.NET web sites. This information assumes that you are already familiar with ASP.NET….

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Operations Manager: System Center 2012 – Visio Management Pack Designer

Today’s featured TechNet Wiki article can be found here. It was originally authored by Brian Wren. ===============   The Visio Management Pack Designer is an add-in for Microsoft Visio 2010 that lets you quickly create management packs for Operations Manager with minimal complexity.  It provides the following features: Drag and Drop Visio Shapes to design…

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AppFabric: Developing Services for Windows Server AppFabric

Today’s featured TechNet Wiki article can be found here. It was originally authored by Mike McKeown. =============== AppFabric evolves the existing application server capabilities of Windows Server to make it easier to build, scale and manage Web and composite applications that run on Internet Information Services (IIS). For Web applications, AppFabric provides caching capabilities to…

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AppFabric – Frequently Asked Development Questions

  Today’s featured TechNet Wiki article can be found here. It was originally authored by Mike McKeown. =============== AppFabric General Development Q: What do I need to do to my WF or WCF applications to have then work in AppFabric? A: There are no special requirements for creating an application beyond ensuring that the application…

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About ASP.NET MVC 4

What is ASP.NET MVC? ASP.NET MVC is a part of the ASP.NET Web application framework. It is one of the two different programming models you can use to create ASP.NET Web applications,the other being ASP.NET Web Forms. An MVC Application is designed and implemented using the following three attributes Model: The model contains the core…

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List of MSDN Forums

Technologies Here are the MSDN Forums listed by technology and in alphabetical order: .NET     .NET Compact Framework ADO.NET – Managed Providers     DataSet     Entity Framework & LINQ to Entities ASP.NET BizTalk Server Commerce Server DevLabs     Axum     Code Contracts     Debugger Canvas (in VS)     Dryad on HPC Server     Sho     Solver Foundation     Spec Explorer     TPL Dataflow Dynamics CRM HealthVault Internet Explorer Development JScript Kinect for…

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Books for Developers – .NET, ASP.NET, C/C++, C#, SQL Server, Visual Basic, and WPF

Today’s featured TechNet Wiki article can be found here. It was originally authored by Luigi Bruno. =============== .NET General Debugging Microsoft® .NET 2.0 Applications, 3rd Edition John Robbins – Microsoft Press, November 2006 ASP.NET Programming Microsoft® ASP.NET 4 Dino Esposito – Microsoft Press, February 2011 C/C++ Effective C++: 55 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs…

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Featured Article: Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) Overview

Today’s featured TechNet Wiki article can be found here. It was originally authored by Steve Danielson. =============== Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) provides a programming model, in-process workflow engine and rehostable designer to implement long-running processes as workflows within .NET applications. Workflows are built using activities, which define units of work. These activities are composed together…

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Featured Article: BizTalk Server 2010 Host Throttling

Today’s featured TechNet Wiki article can be found here. It was originally authored by Tord Nordahl. BizTalk host throttling and host threshold, is a scary topic. It is vital to know these settings if you are working with BizTalk. Knowing the uses of BizTalk and host settings can simply improve and change how BizTalk acts…

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