Learn how UCMA 2.0 and Unified Communication Workflow Activities provide a powerful communications arsenal to build Presence, IM, and voice-enabled services that can be leveraged from any application.
Windows CardSpace provides a consistent, hardened sign-in experience that uses standard protocols and works with both thin and smart client applications. Learn about the features and architecture of the next version of Windows CardSpace.
Examine the architecture of the "Geneva" next generation identity server and framework and how it can be customized and extended for advanced security scenarios. At the center of the discussion is the Security Token Service (STS), a core component that
provides authentication and…
See how to use "Geneva" and the claims-based identity model to enable single sign-on, strong authentication, federation, and the ability to flow user authentication between applications. Find out how to use "Geneva" with ASP.NET, WCF, Active Directory,
Windows Live ID, and…
See how synchronization plays a pivotal role in transitioning to a managed cloud environment by creating a central hub of information in the cloud. Using synchronization, organizations can enable more efficient mobile and enterprise-to-enterprise scenarios.
Learn the real world ways of tracking down and fixing problems on services and systems running live in the cloud. These black belt techniques and application patterns are used to simplify the operations and debugging of large scale services while they
run. Also get a peek at how we run and monitor…
Learn how to use the service bus in the Microsoft .NET Services to address difficult connectivity, security, and discoverability issues.
Clemens Vasters works as a Program Manager in the .NET Online Services team and is responsible for the 'Service Bus' feature area of…
Learn what application developers and DBAs should consider to help secure data. Topics discussed include authentication, authorization, execution contexts, and encryption with focus given to the new security features introduced in SQL Server 2008.
Il-Sung Lee is a Program Manager…