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April Newsletter – Debates on the Cloud

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Author: architecture Date: 04/26/2010

March Newsletter – Architecture Modeling and Processes (Issue 23)

Exploring our space—partly science, partly art—is always a fascinating and complex task. We could...

Author: architecture Date: 03/25/2010

Windows Azure Design Patterns (Webcast)

One of the challenges in adopting a new platform is finding usable design patterns that work for...

Author: architecture Date: 03/09/2010

February Newsletter – Virtualization Call for Papers

We are calling for papers on Virtualization for the 24th Architecture Journal. If you are interested...

Author: architecture Date: 02/19/2010

Code Visualization and Architecture with Visual Studio 2010

Come learn how the new code visualization, UML, and Architectural Validation tools inside Visual...

Author: architecture Date: 02/09/2010

[Network World] Microsoft juices Visual Studio with secure coding tools

At the Black Hat Conference taking place in Washington, D.C., Microsoft said it will deepen ties...

Author: architecture Date: 02/02/2010

January Newsletter – Cloud Computing and the New Decade

We have left the century’s introductory decade behind us. Will the Cloud be massively adopted during...

Author: architecture Date: 01/18/2010

[Tech Dispenser] ASP.NET 4.0 to Offer Search Engine Optimization Helpers

Microsoft's software development platform features tools to assist Web app builders in drawing more...

Author: architecture Date: 01/06/2010

J.D. Meier, program manager with MS Patterns and Practices team, summarizes key trends to watch for...

Author: architecture Date: 01/02/2010

December Newsletter - Taking Business Intelligence beyond the Business Analyst (Issue 22)

In this, the 22nd issue of The Architecture Journal, you’ll get our coverage on...

Author: architecture Date: 12/15/2009

[Ars Technica] Windows Server 2008 R2 More a Brand New OS than an “R2”

Windows Server 2008 R2 may sound a lot like its predecessor, but in many substantial ways it's a...

Author: architecture Date: 12/15/2009

[Information Week] MS as a Player in Open Government

The software vendor is using Sharepoint, Bing, SQL, Azure, and other tools to seize a chunk of the...

Author: architecture Date: 12/14/2009

Tech*Ed North America 2010 - Architecture Track Call for Content

We have begun the planning for Tech·Ed North America 2010, which takes place in New Orleans from...

Author: architecture Date: 12/12/2009

[Information Week] Microsoft Azure Supports Federated ID

A federated identity can be used to provide a single sign on to multiple applications, both in the...

Author: architecture Date: 11/25/2009

[Network World] Microsoft Begins Paving Path for IT, Cloud Integration

Microsoft launched at PDC a serious effort to build IT into its cloud plans by introducing...

Author: architecture Date: 11/23/2009

November Newsletter - Modeling and SDLC Call for Papers

For the 23rd issue of the Architecture Journal, we’re looking for interesting, thought-provoking and...

Author: architecture Date: 11/19/2009

[eWeek] Microsoft’s Parallel Push Takes Another Step Forward

Microsoft is working to deliver parallel programming capabilities to the masses, in the way that...

Author: architecture Date: 11/19/2009

[eWeek] SugarCRM Brings CRM Play to Windows Azure

SugarCRM has announced that it will offer its CRM applications on the Windows Azure to enable its...

Author: architecture Date: 11/19/2009

Asynchronous, Event-Driven Programming with Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx)

Rx is a library for composing asynchronous and event-based programs using observable collections....

Author: architecture Date: 11/18/2009

On-Premises or in the Cloud, One Consistent Composite Application Experience for Developers

Windows Server AppFabric is a set of integrated technologies that make it easier to build, scale and...

Author: architecture Date: 11/17/2009

A Data Mashup Infrastructure Available as-a-Service

Microsoft Codename "Dallas" is a new service allowing developers and information workers...

Author: architecture Date: 11/17/2009

Microsoft Cloud Services Vision Becomes Reality With Launch of Windows Azure Platform

Microsoft Corp. announced the availability of the Windows Azure platform at the Microsoft...

Author: architecture Date: 11/17/2009

SOA Manifesto

A collection of individuals (not organizations), among them being industry luminaries such as Grady...

Author: architecture Date: 11/16/2009

Security Guidance: Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) - Version 4.1a

As part of its commitment to a more secure and trustworthy computing ecosystem, Microsoft releases...

Author: architecture Date: 11/10/2009

Teamprise Acquisition: Enabling ALM Collaboration across Heterogeneous Platforms

(Published by S. Somasegar, senior vice president of the Developer Division at Microsoft, in his...

Author: architecture Date: 11/09/2009

Exchange Server 2010 Available

At the Microsoft Tech•Ed Europe 2009 conference in Germany, Microsoft Business Division President...

Author: architecture Date: 11/09/2009

[Sydney Herald] Microsoft raises cloud computing concerns

Microsoft released a "white paper" on the issue in conjunction with an International...

Author: architecture Date: 11/06/2009

Architect Café – November 2009 – Save the Dates

We keep bringing you 90-minute Architect focused Webcast to educate on the latest trends/topics and...

Author: architecture Date: 11/05/2009

System Health: Windows 7 First 'Self-Healing' OS

Wouldn’t it be nice if the software could fix itself, or at least point to the problem and suggest...

Author: architecture Date: 10/28/2009

October Newsletter – Editor’s Choice

Scalability, RIA, deployment and trends in October release of the Journal newsletter.   Sign up...

Author: architecture Date: 10/25/2009

[InternetNews] Guess What: Your Corporate PC Has 88% Chances of Being Windows 7 Capable, According to Report

With Windows 7's official launch next Thursday, one thing that hamstrung Windows Vista's corporate...

Author: architecture Date: 10/16/2009

The Economist on How Win7 Marks the End of an Era and the Beginning of a Battle in the Clouds

Much of computing will no longer be done on personal computers in homes and offices, but in the...

Author: architecture Date: 10/15/2009

[CIO] Gartner: Don’t Wait for Service Pack to Test Windows 7

With any new OS deployment, IT teams traditionally take the "safe" route and wait for the...

Author: architecture Date: 10/14/2009

Responsiveness: Web Applications Warm-Up

IIS Application Warm-Up for IIS 7.5 enables IT Professionals to improve the responsiveness of their...

Author: architecture Date: 10/14/2009

Architect Café – Architecture Webcasts. October 2009

October 27, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST An Architect’s perspective on Silverlight 3 Many .NET...

Author: architecture Date: 10/09/2009

[NetworkWorld] Microsoft, Red Hat Seal the Deal on Interoperability

Operating systems, hypervisors now can be mixed and matched. Eight months after announcing they...

Author: architecture Date: 10/07/2009

[Seattle Times] IT jobs will grow faster than general employment, according to Microsoft study

More information-technology jobs will be created in the next four years, about three times faster...

Author: architecture Date: 10/04/2009

[InformationWeek] Failover and Load Balancing: Hyper-V Adds Live Migration

Virtual machine live migration is the top new feature of Windows Server 2008 Release 2, said Bill...

Author: architecture Date: 10/02/2009

[v3] SQL Server Top Choice in Developing Markets, MySQL’s Popularity Growing Too

Microsoft's SQL Server is the most popular database application in China, India, Eastern Europe and...

Author: architecture Date: 10/01/2009

[NetworkWorld] Federated Identity: Active Directory Federation Services Interoperable with SAML 2.0 Implementations

Microsoft's federated identity platform passed its first SAML 2.0 interoperability test with...

Author: architecture Date: 09/30/2009

[Bloomberg] Windows 7 Makes Its First Corporate Deals

Executives of Ford Motor Co., Continental Airlines Inc., Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide...

Author: architecture Date: 09/29/2009

A Bridge To Let Java/.NET Interoperability Have Some REST

Noelios Technologies is shipping a new version of the Restlet open source project, a lightweight...

Author: architecture Date: 09/28/2009

Design Microsoft Infrastructure Using a Prescriptive Architectural Approach

The Infrastructure Planning and Design guides complement Microsoft’s step-by-step product...

Author: architecture Date: 09/28/2009

[ZDNet] Microsoft and European researchers deliver a snapshot of multikernel 'Barrelfish' OS

Barrelfish isn’t a new project; Microsoft Research and ETH Zurich, a university focused on science...

Author: architecture Date: 09/25/2009

September Newsletter – Service Orientation Today and Tomorrow (Issue 21)

More than five years after the introductory article titled "Understanding Service-Oriented...

Author: architecture Date: 09/24/2009

[PC World] Microsoft Aims to Spark New Business for Web Developers

Microsoft has launched a program that gives Web development professionals the chance to get free...

Author: architecture Date: 09/24/2009

Web Building and Hosting with Microsoft Web Platform

Get more than just a complete stack: get a complete, interoperable Platform that combines a rich and...

Author: architecture Date: 09/23/2009

Revenue Assurance: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit Beta

The IIS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit is an IIS7 extension that helps identify search...

Author: architecture Date: 09/23/2009

[eWEEK] Channel Enablement: Microsoft Launches Mobile Banking Service

Microsoft, in conjunction with a partner, M-Com, launches an electronic banking software platform...

Author: architecture Date: 09/21/2009

Security Verification: BinScope Binary Analyzer

The BinScope Binary Analyzer is a Microsoft verification tool that analyzes binaries to ensure that...

Author: architecture Date: 09/15/2009

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