Last Week on Channel 9: August 8th - August 14th, 2016


The new Channel 9 studio is open, the summer is coming to an end, students are going back to school and our show's are starting to ramp back up!

Here's a select 20 shows, videos, posts and episodes from last week here on Channel 9...

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Episode 39 - MVPDays Atlanta Countdown Show 1

We're back again this time for a North American MVPDays Community Roadshow tour.   Some huge announcements in this countdown show including:

7 new Cities for MVPDays Community Roadshow in 2016/2017

  • Atlanta September 2016 ...
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Data Visualization and the Power of R in PowerBI
Data Visualization is a key element in any data science projects. In this video, we explore the roles and goals of data visualization at different stages of the data science process. We also look at how the basic principles of visual language can be applied to build better visualizations. Finally, we explore the integration of two important tools for data visualization: R, the most widely used programming language and software by statisticians and data scientists, and PowerBI, the Microsoft business analytics service that provides interactive visualizations with self-service BI capabilities. ...
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TWC9: techbash, Edge VM's, Extension Toolkit, .NET API Catalog and more...

This week on Channel 9, Mark and Vlad discuss the week's top developer news, including;

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Jessy Irwin on Online Security

While in San Francisco I had the privilege of spending some time with Jessy Irwin to discuss all things security. Lately with a rash of security breaches I've become concerned about how safe I've been online. I knew there were some things I could do personally and as a developer to be more secure but thought I should check in with someone who knows tons more than I. Jessy did not disappoint! Thankfully I received the scolding I needed (and deserved) regarding some of my more insecure online practices along with some tips to become a more secure developer. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did! ...

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Why You Should Consider ABS for Your Next Custom Gaming Rig

If you are not aware, ABS is Newegg's in-house team of crack gaming PC builders. What you need to know is that they could be your builder too. ABS builds some of the most highly regarded computing solutions in the industry for demanding customers who need the highest performance machines with the most reliable components.  ...

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DevTest 01: Why Dev and Test with Microsoft Azure

This an introduction for a series of videos about DevTest (Development and Testing) environments, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment. We are going to explain what are the current challenges in DevTest for software companies or big IT departments, and then we will see how Azure can help.

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2016-3-24 | SBA: Improve Sales and Revenue Dramatically with CRM

2016-3-24 | SBA: Improve Sales and Revenue Dramatically with CRM

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Microsoft Azure Stack: Insights into Integrated Systems

Join Vijay Tewari, Principal Group Program Manager, Enterprise Cloud Solutions, and Chris Van Wesep, Director, Enterprise Cloud Product Marketing, as they discuss the rationale behind Azure Stack integrated systems and address some common questions including more details on how Azure Stack will be brought to market. ...

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Accelerating SQL Server 2016 peformance with Persistent Memory in Windows Server 2016

In this episode of Data Exposed, Scott welcomes Lindsey Allen, SQL Server Partner Group PM, and Tobias Klima, Windows Storage PM, to the show to discuss how persistent memory in Windows Server 2016 increases the performance of SQL Server 2016. Building on the video with Bob Ward and Bob Dorr in which they discuss some of the performance improvements to SQL Server 2016, Lindsey and Tobias begin by sharing the storage technology evolution over the past decade and how persistent memory plays a pivotal role in that evolution regarding capacity, latency, and IOPS. Storage class memory using nonvolatile memory. ...

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ASP.NET Monsters Episode 57 - Loading Related Data with Entity Framework Core

Entity Framework Core doesn't support lazy loading yet which means you need to explicitly tell Entity Framework what related data to include when querying for an entity. In today's episode, Monster Dave shows us how to load related data using the .Include and .ThenInclude extension methods. ...

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Implementing Web Notifications

Web Notifications allow web sites to display messages via your devices native notification system.  This allows for richer and more native feeling web applications. ...

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Using Azure with IoT Core

This video describes how Azure can be used with IoT Core.  You can find more documentation on using IoT Core with Azure IoT Hub at ...

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Tuesdays with Corey: Azure N-Series GPU Acceleration in the public cloud

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Compute team talks with Karan Batta - one of the brains on the team behind our new "GPU in the cloud" N series Nvidia GPU accelerated VM family that went into public preview this past week.     ...

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ASP .NET Monsters Episode 56: Summer of Config Prize Update

In this bonus episode we update everybody on the new expanded prize packages for the Summer of Config contest. We already have some amazing entries using things like Twitter or GPS to configure applications. Still plenty of time to get your entry in. I haven't seen anybody configuring their application based on a lava lamp or on the position of Jupiter in the night sky. With the expanded prizes you'd be crazy not to enter. ...

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Announcing our Women in Tech speakers in Atlanta

Speakers at this year's Women in Technology (WIT) events at Microsoft Ignite will be taking on a wide range of issues that are changing and challenging tech, business, and innovation: Closing the gender gap. Why diversity is good for business. Leadership. Male allies. Women inventors filing their first patents. Here's who's coming—and a glimpse of what they have to say. ...


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AI Personal Assistant Schedules Meetings with Office 365,, inc., an artificial intelligence company, announced its AI personal assistant can operate across Microsoft and Microsoft Office 365 calendars to schedule meetings. Businesses and individual professionals who use these Microsoft products can now also enlist's personal assistant, Amy Ingram. ...

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SQL Server 2016: It's Just Faster

This week's episode of Data Exposed welcomes back Bob Ward and newcomer Bob Dorr to the show. Bob Ward, Principle PM Architect in the SQL Server group, and Bob Dorr, Principle Software Engineer in the SQL Server group, stop by Data Exposed to talk about the great improvements in SQL Server 2016 to allow it to "just run faster" out of the box. A fantastic discussion in this video sheds light on the process the SQL engineering team went through, the different SQL Server internals they looked at, current hardware architecture, and other areas to see where they could improve the design, fix and upgraded things, and also take advantage of newer hardware to significantly improve the native performance of SQL Server 2016. ...

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Microsoft IT enables information discovery with Enterprise Search and Delve

Microsoft IT hosts more than 350 million Office 365 documents and other content, serving 200,000 users around the globe. Helping employees find what they need to be effective in their jobs required new approaches to deliver integrated search experiences. Program managers David Johnson, Sam Crewdson, and Rene Sanchez Almaguer share how we used Delve, SharePoint 2016 with hybrid services, and Office 365 Search to deliver rationalized search and discovery experiences. ...

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#Xamonday show: Local data access in Xamarin.Forms with SQLite

Welcome to a new video in the #Xamonday show! Every Monday I'll be publishing a new video about Xamarin.Forms.

In this episode I will show how to implement local data access in Xamarin.Forms using SQLite as the data store. The source code for the sample app can be downloaded as the companion code for my article called "Working with Local Databases in Xamarin.Forms with SQLite" from the July 2016 issue of MSDN Magazine: ...

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Defrag Tools #165 - Performance tracing in OOBE

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Sylvain Goyette joins Chad Beeder to talk about how to collect performance traces during Windows OOBE (Out of Box Experience).

(Sorry that Sylvain's screen is somewhat hard to read; we had some technical issues with the screen capture session.) ...



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