Posted by | May 29, 2009
Microsoft Learning’s new Hardware Level 6

I ran across this document today, which details out Microsoft’s virtualization strategy on implementing 64-bit (Hyper-V) virtualization in the classrooms. As virtual machines do more, and require more resources, so...

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Posted by | April 26, 2009
What’s your favorite (Microsoft) product’s end-of-life?

I happened upon this interesting Microsoft site the other day. You can lookup the end-date for mainstream as well as extended support for your favorite (Microsoft) software product, such as...

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Posted by | October 20, 2008
Code Cast 16 – Glenn Block on ALT.NET at Microsoft

Download the MP3 On this episode of the Elegant Code Cast, Glenn Block tells us about life inside Microsoft for the ALT.NET crowd. Glenn has been with Microsoft for several...

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Posted by | October 19, 2008
SQL Server 2008 Report Builder Available

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Report Builder 2.0 delivers an intuitive, Office-like report authoring environment enabling business and power users to leverage their experience with Microsoft Office 2007 products....

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Posted by | October 17, 2008
A Primer on ALM in the Microsoft Stack

By now I you've likely heard the term ALM. For the uninitiated, here is the latest from Wikipedia. Application lifecycle management (ALM) regards the process of delivering software as a...

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Posted by | September 29, 2008
Visual Studio Team System Announcements today

Microsoft published more information today about Visual Studio 10 and .NET 4.0. Click here to read the Press Pass and here to read some additional information. Oh, and for SA...

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Posted by | September 15, 2008
Microsoft joins Object Management Group (OMG)

Last week, Microsoft announced that they had joined the Object Management Group. OMG is the consortium responsible for many distributed, and object-oriented specifications. One of their sets of standards defines...

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Posted by | September 15, 2008
VS Extensibility Roadmap

I'm sitting through the two-day Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX) Developers Conference this week and Rico Mariani gave his roadmap to Visual Studio extensibility. Here are some highlights of the coming,...

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Posted by | September 12, 2008
Boise SQL Server User Group Presentation

Thanks to those who attended the second meeting of the Boise SQL Server User Group. We had a good turnout of around 30 people and I hope everyone enjoyed my...

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Posted by | August 26, 2008
VSTS Profiler Improvements in SP1

As you know, Visual Studio 2008 and Team Foundation Server 2008 Service Pack 1 was released earlier this month. Most of SP1 was about bug fixes and performance, but it...

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