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Mark Simms' Blog about StreamInsight and building real-time event driven applications.

Azure Customer Advisory Team @ BUILD

Next week, at Build, folks from the Windows Azure Customer Advisory Team (CAT), will be running a...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 06/25/2013

Fixing a gap in a prior post – Finding the Top Category with a Tumbling Window

In a prior blog post –...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 01/12/2011

Rounding up a few StreamInsight blog posts

Wanted to throw together a quick list of a few recent blog posts on the AppFabric CAT team blog...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 01/05/2011

Adventures in performance tuning

Been a bit quiet on this blog lately, as most of my postings have ended up on the AppFabric CAT team...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 01/05/2011

Attending and presenting at SQL PASS 2010 next week

A number of us will be attending SQL PASS 2010 next week, both presenting some great content around...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 11/05/2010

See you at PASS next week – presenting on StreamInsight and real-time analytics

While a pile of folks are off in Europe delivering some great content at TechED Europe with some...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 11/05/2010

Two new blog posts on StreamInsight over on the AppFabric CAT Blog

Two new blog posts over on the AppFabric CAT blog on StreamInsight: StreamInsight: Obscure LINQ...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 10/23/2010

StreamInsight and reference data (lists, databases, etc)

Using reference data in StreamInsight is a very common scenarios; some examples would be: Monitoring...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 10/13/2010

StreamInsight: Synchronizing slow-moving reference streams with fast-moving data streams (time import)

One of the common tasks in StreamInsight is to use a reference stream to integrate metadata or...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 09/27/2010

101’ish LINQ Samples for StreamInsight (part 1 - filtering and aggregation)

Following in the great tradition of other learn through example LINQ example pages, such as 101 LINQ...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 09/16/2010

Creating a basic logging wrapper for StreamInsight adapters/applications using log4net

There are many different ways of implementing logging on the Microsoft .NET platform (Trace, ETW,...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 08/10/2010

Building your First End to End StreamInsight Application (Going Deep on Adapters)

So you’ve heard about this shiny StreamInsight thing, perhaps from my last post, and want to...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 08/10/2010

Secundus Posting (of sorts)

It’s been a while since there’s been any new content on here (well, let’s be...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 07/23/2010

(Part 1) – Motorola XR450 and BizTalk RFID: Hands On

Continuing the (much delayed) postings on putting together basic end to end systems with RFID...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 06/29/2009

(Part 2) – Impinj Speedway and BizTalk RFID: Hands On

Building on the steps in the previous post, we’ll use BizTalk RFID to connect to the Impinj...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 06/23/2009

(Part 1) – Impinj Speedway and BizTalk RFID: Hands On

As the next (much delayed) post in a hands-on series, I’m going to walk through the process of...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 06/23/2009

PowerShell and BizTalk RFID (1) - Providers and Server Configuration

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Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 03/17/2009

Pro RFID with BizTalk Server 2009 - Hot Off the Presses

After a marathon writing binge over the past few months, the first book on BizTalk RFID has been...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 03/17/2009

(Part 2) - Hands on with Biztalk RFID and the Alien 9650

Building on the previous post, the next thing we'll do is use Biztalk RFID to connect to the Alien...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 12/15/2008

(Part 1) - Hands on: Building an End to End Solution with Biztalk RFID and the Alien 9650

As the first post in a hands-on focused series on building out solutions with Biztalk RFID, I'm...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 12/04/2008

Primus Posting

Coming into my fourth week here at Microsoft as a Field Program Manager in the Customer Experience...

Author: Mark Simms [MSFT] Date: 08/05/2008