For eighteen years at Microsoft,
Rico Mariani’s contagious enthusiasm for technology has inspired countless others to write better and faster code. Most people inside Microsoft know this software architect from his frequent postings on the internal performance tuning alias, and other people
As architects, you're thinking of ways to build "cloud-scale" into your applications. Mark will share insights gained on the high-scale battlefield from Microsoft Azure and large Azure customers that can help you create more manageable, highly available, and scalable applications. Using…
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How has Windows evolved, as a general purpose operating system and at the lowest levels, in Windows 7? Who better to talk to than Technical Fellow and Windows Kernel guru Mark Russinovich? Here, Mark enlightens us on the new kernel constructs in Windows 7 (and, yeah, we do wander up into user mode,…
You've learned about many of the new features of the latest version of the Windows kernel in the
Mark Russinovich Inside Windows 7 conversation here on Channel 9. One of Mark’s favorite kernel innovations is the way the Windows 7 kernel manages scheduling of threads and the underlying…
General purpose thread pools are more complicated to get right than you may think. In CLR 4 (the next version of the VM that powers .NET), the thread pool has made some significant advances in performance and support for concurrency and parallelism.
Since V1, .NET programmers have been afforded the…
Service Oriented Architecture. It's the current hype phrase for developers and architects.
One day recently Robert Scoble ran into Steve Swartz, an architect on the Indigo team, and the conversation quickly turned to SOA's.
"What is SOA?"
"The real question is 'what isn't…
Brian Groth and Mark Berman can be found in building 25. They work across the hall from a datacenter (not everyone at Microsoft has so much hardware within arms reach). What caught our attention about Brian and Mark? Well, Brian sent
us an email which we'll just print here:
I work in the…
Rob Short is an operating system pioneer. He helped Microsoft transition from the 1980s with DOS and 16 bit windows into the 32 bit world with Windows NT in the 1990s. More recently, Rob was part of the team that further enhanced windows to take advantage
of the 64 bit processors of the new…
In this show David
shows you how, once you have designed your health model, you can easily generate the implementation code using the new Visual Studio Management Model Designer (VSMMD), available from codeplex at