We're going a little more international with our blog authors this week to give you a feel for what our worldwide MVPs are talking about. 

1. Here's What's Right With Windows 8

By ASP.NET MVP Chris Love | @chrislove

Provides Chris's perspective on the approach taken with Windows 8.

 

2. HDFS and File System Wanderlust

By Visual Basic MVP Andrew Brust | @andrewbrust

The Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) is a pillar of Hadoop. But its single-point-of-failure topology, and its ability to write to a file
only once, leaves the Enterprise wanting more. Some vendors are trying to answer the call.

 

3. New feature in C# 5.0 – [CallerMemberName]

By Visual C# MVP Bahrudin Hrnjica | @bhrnjica

Bahrudin introduces us to the [CallerMemberName] attribute within C#.

 

4. Windows Phone Performance

By Silverlight MVP András Velvárt | @vbandi

This is the first in a series of posts derived from a Windows Phone Developer book he co-authored with his Hungarian peers.

 

5. TechNet Radio Community Corner: Microsoft MVP Sai Kev on Hyper-V, System Center 2012 and Cloud Security

By Directory Services MVP Sainath KEV

This TechNet Radio edition covers the business and technical benefits that you should consider when thinking about Hyper V and System Center 2012.