Sonu's Tech Log

Sonu's ramblings on 'what' and 'why' of software products she experiences at Microsoft

Application lifecycle artifact metadata priorities

The SQL Server Modeling CTP – Nov 2009 Release 2 has the model schema for following domains: · .NET...

Author: sonua Date: 03/26/2010

MIX10 videos

The videos from MIX 2010 conference are available online. http://live.visitmix.com/videos There are...

Author: sonua Date: 03/19/2010

SQL Server Modeling Services Usability Study – System.Runtime Model/Loader

One of the favorite part of my job as a Program Manager in product engineering groups at Microsoft...

Author: sonua Date: 03/18/2010

System.Runtime Usability Study Context

SQL Server Modeling Services (SSMoS) is a component of SQL Server Modeling (nee Oslo) technologies...

Author: sonua Date: 03/18/2010

System.Runtime Model/Loader Usability Study Task List

System.Runtime Model and Loader Overview The System.Runtime model in SQL Server Modeling Services...

Author: sonua Date: 03/18/2010

System.Runtime Schema: Resolving references using 'binding context'

In my previous post “Assembly, Type and Method References”, I talked about how AssemblyReferences,...

Author: sonua Date: 03/16/2010

System.Runtime Schema: Method Details

Continuing on my series of “Exploring relational schema for .NET assemblies in SQL Server Modeling...

Author: sonua Date: 03/12/2010

Sample Eclipse plug-in for SQL Server Modeling Services

I have developed a sample Eclipse plug-in that uses one of the utilities in SQL Server Modeling...

Author: sonua Date: 03/11/2010

Download R2 of SQL Server Modeling Nov 2009 CTP

SQL Server Modeling Nov 2009 CTP R2 is a re-release of the CTP for it to work with Visual Studio...

Author: sonua Date: 03/09/2010

System.Runtime Schema: Type Details

Types are cornerstone of application programming. A .NET developer works with the CLR type system by...

Author: sonua Date: 03/04/2010

System.Runtime Schema: Assembly, Type and Method References

As a continuation of my previous post on exploring relational schema for .NET Assemblies, let me...

Author: sonua Date: 03/03/2010

Exploring relational schema for .NET Assemblies in SQL Server Modeling Services

As I mentioned in my About SQL Server Modeling Services post, the goal of SQL Server Modeling...

Author: sonua Date: 03/01/2010

About SQL Server Modeling Services

As we plan for our V1 release, we have been engaging with many customers to discuss their...

Author: sonua Date: 02/25/2010

SQL Server Modeling Services Repository

Igor Sakhnov, the Development Manager for SQL Server Modeling Services, talks about the purpose of...

Author: sonua Date: 01/15/2010

Need feedback on repository .NET CLR/Assembly Loader

In Nov 2009 SQL Server Modeling CTP, we have shipped two domains: Microsoft.Uml2 and System.Runtime....

Author: sonua Date: 12/22/2009

Watch SQL Server Modeling videos from PDC09

PDC09 Keynotes and Session videos are available online now. Here are links to videos for data...

Author: sonua Date: 11/23/2009

SQL Server Modeling CTP is available for download

Download the modeling CTP here and read about changes to it in this blog entry. My team, SQL Server...

Author: sonua Date: 11/18/2009

"Oslo" becomes SQL Server Modeling

"Oslo" technologies ("M", "Quadrant", "Repository") have found their home and are now part of...

Author: sonua Date: 11/11/2009

Interoperability between Eclipse-EMF and Microsoft "M" Modeling

Check out this great presentation that talks about benefits of bridging Eclipse EMF (Eclipse...

Author: sonua Date: 11/10/2009

Simplify UML

I found this interesting quote in Ivar Jacobson's blog entry "Taking the temperature of UML". Still,...

Author: sonua Date: 11/02/2009

XMI as an interchange format - OMG announces model interchange working group

My team has been building a UML XMI Loader and Exporter for a repository that's provisioned with OMG...

Author: sonua Date: 07/23/2009

UML Domain in Oslo

Yes, I have been bitten with the modeling bug. It has been a challenging, yet interesting...

Author: sonua Date: 07/13/2009

WCF LOB Adapter SDK and BizTalk Adapter Pack Whitepaper

Download this paper by Aaron Skonnard and Matt Milner, that provides high level overview and usage...

Author: sonua Date: 03/30/2009

Walkthrough: Relational Data Modeling using "Oslo"

I took "Oslo" technologies for a ride using October 2008 CTP and created my own model schema (using...

Author: sonua Date: 11/25/2008

Looking forward to PDC 2008

It has been a while since I posted updates for WCF LOB Adapter SDK ... and it is good to see that...

Author: sonua Date: 10/20/2008

WCF LOB Adapter SDK SP1

Download WCF LOB Adapter SDK SP1 at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=106906.

Author: sonua Date: 02/15/2008

Announcing the BizTalk Adapter Pack

At 2008 Microsoft Office System Developer Conference on Feb 11, 2008, Microsoft announced the...

Author: sonua Date: 02/11/2008

WCF-based BizTalk Adapter Pack is released to manufacturing!

The adapters team is very happy to announce the release of the following products on Jan 31, 2008:...

Author: sonua Date: 02/04/2008

Understanding various WCF communication options

David Chappell has written an interesting paper outlining various messaging options available in the...

Author: sonua Date: 01/30/2008

Bill Gates' last day at work video from CES 2008

Happy New Year to everyone! Check this funny video out about Bill Gates' supposed last day at work...

Author: sonua Date: 01/07/2008

WebSphere Web Services and WCF Protocol Level Interoperability

The following articles from IBM demonstrate achieving interoperability at the protocol level (SOAP,...

Author: sonua Date: 12/17/2007

SOA, SAAS, ESB, ISB, REST, WCF, BizTalk Services Channel 9 Video

Check out Steve Swartz, Clemens Vasters and David Chappell talk about above buzzwords in this...

Author: sonua Date: 11/18/2007

Power of instructional mini-videos

Besides technology, I have interest in "reading" and "watching" home improvement articles. And this...

Author: sonua Date: 11/18/2007

BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Posters

At BizTalk booth in TechEd Developers 2007 in Barcelona, we had some large posters displaying the...

Author: sonua Date: 11/14/2007

TechEd Developers Barcelona - Nov 6

Maha and I did an interactive session on "Developing adapters with WCF LOB Adapter SDK". Here is an...

Author: sonua Date: 11/10/2007

TechEd Developers Barcelona - Nov 3

I took a shuttle at 4:30 PM from Redmond to Sea-Tac Airport to catch a 7:30 PM PST British Airways...

Author: sonua Date: 11/03/2007

What is BizTalk Adapter Pack?

BizTalk Adapter Pack contains a collection of key Line-of-Business (LOB) application adapters for...

Author: sonua Date: 11/02/2007

Announcing Oslo

Yesterday, at Microsoft SOA and BPM Conference 2007, the Connected Systems Division announced...

Author: sonua Date: 10/31/2007

Moving on ...

As we have shipped the V1 of WCF LOB Adapter SDK, I am now moving onto a new project. I hope this...

Author: sonua Date: 09/24/2007

Do we need to GAC the adapter assembly?

We have created a projected based on WCF LOB Adapter SDK. So just want to understand, do we really...

Author: sonua Date: 09/13/2007

BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Launch begins in Taipei, Taiwan

The BizTalk Server team is pleased to announce the formal launch of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 at Taipei...

Author: sonua Date: 09/10/2007

Bit more detail on how WCF LOB Adapter SDK works with WCF IChannelFactory and IChannelListener

Here is a response in relation to a question asked in this post. Q. It seems WCF LOB adapters works...

Author: sonua Date: 08/21/2007

WCF LOB Adapter SDK Q & A

C. Venkatesh, Principal Group Manager of WCF LOB Adapter SDK at Microsoft provides following answers...

Author: sonua Date: 08/08/2007

WCF LOB Adapter SDK is now generally available for download . . .

We are pleased to announce the release of WCF LOB Adapter SDK. Here are some of the related links:...

Author: sonua Date: 08/08/2007

QualifiedType accessor to XML Schema type mapping

This previous post shows how WCF LOB Adapter SDK metadata object model can be used to define...

Author: sonua Date: 07/30/2007

WCF LOB Adapter SDK Performance Counters

WCF LOB Adapter SDK provides the following built-in performance counters to help gauge performance...

Author: sonua Date: 07/24/2007

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