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Steve Teixeira's Blog -- Thoughts on parallel computing, Microsoft, the industry, and life
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    Video interview with Bruno Boucard

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    Bruno Boucard was recently town for the MVP Global Summit, and we had the opportunity to sit down in my office for a video interview that covered a wide range of Technical Computing topics. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 .
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    Parallel Development Day Video Available

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    I was in New York last week for the Week on Wall Street event, where we launched Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 and discussed the role Microsoft Technical Computing is playing across client, cluster, and cloud.  On Thursday, Stevan Vidich, Greg Burgess...
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    IDF parallel computing session video available

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    This week, James Reinders and I collaborated on a joint Intel-Microsoft parallel computing session at Intel Developer Forum 2010 in San Francisco.  In this session we discussed the formidable combination of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Intel...
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    TechEd Europe 2009 now videos available!

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    The TechEd Europe folks have made available all of the sessions from last year’s conference.  You’ll find my sessions here , including: “Is the future of programming a parallel one?” (Panel session with Don Syme , Keith Yedlin, Tiberiu Covaci , and...
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    Meet me at the Parallel Computing Roundtable in CA on June 30

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    I’ll be down at the Microsoft campus in my native Bay Area with James Reinders of Intel on June 30.  This is an opportunity to provide feedback directly to Microsoft and Intel on your parallel computing needs and hear about some of the challenges...
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    Moth on parallel debugging

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    Daniel Moth just posted a great entry to his blog that provides one-stop-shopping for all things VS 2010 parallel debugger, including videos, samples, slides, etc.  It’s great to see how much content we’ve built up over the past few months. ...
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    TechEd panel discussion video available

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    Earlier this week, I sat down with Don Syme , Keith Yedlin, and our moderator, Tiberiu Covaci, for a panel discussion on the impact of parallelism on software developers.  Check out the video here .
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    Meet me at TechEd Europe and SuperComputing09

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    I’m about to embark on a 2-week road trip, speaking at TechEd Europe in Berlin next week and SuperComputing09 in Portland the week following.  If you’d like to get together to talk parallel programming, please let me know.  I’m particularly...
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    Visual Studio 2010 beta 2 and new MSDN launch today!

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    Visit the landing page for VS2010 and .NET 4.0 to learn more and to download the bits.  One of the most exciting aspects of this release is that the quality and completeness have met high enough standards that we have declared it “ Go Live ” quality...
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    Parallel Computing in Visual Studio 2010 beta 1

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    Beta 1 has been available for a few weeks now, and I’ve been seeing a lot of encouraging customer pick-up and feedback.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to try it yet, I encourage you to head over to MSDN and download a copy.  Once you grab...
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    Survival of the Nicest… or is it the Meanest?

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    I’m a regular Slashdot reader.  Yes, yes, people from Microsoft do read Slashdot; it keeps us grounded to know what is on the minds of the ABM crowd.  Slashdot is often an insightful leading indicator of information technology thought and opinion...
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    Technical Summit Keynote Video Goes Live

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    The video of the keynote presentation for Technical Summit 2008 in Berlin has gone live. Unless you're fluent in German, you'll want to skip to about 14:55 into the video for my English bit. :)
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    Parallel Computing Road Trip Debrief

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    I returned last week from a two-week road trip in Europe that involved stops in Barcelona for TechEd Developers EMEA 2008 and Berlin for Technical Summit 2008 . At TechEd I gave two technical breakout sessions, one entitled "Bringing Out the Best in...
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    Parallel Computing: see us at a conference near you

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    I've been getting periodic reports back from the team this week on how things are going at PDC . Customers seem to be very jazzed about parallel computing, our sessions have been enthusiastically received, and my team's debugger and profiler work seems...
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    Parallel Tools on Channel9

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    Sean Nordberg, Daniel Moth , and I sat down with Charles earlier this week to talk about tooling for building parallel apps and show of some of the things we're working on for Visual Studio. If you'd like to learn more, we'll be presenting at both PDC...
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    Action-packed video: Steve and Steve on parallelism

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    InformIT just posed a new video ( part 1 , part 2 , part 3 ) in their OnMicrosoft series in which Steve Toub and I chat with Ted Neward about parallel computing. I just watched some of it, and I was pleased to observe that Steve and I don't look like...
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    Hear Steve on .NET Rocks!

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    I had an opportunity to chat with Carl and Richard of .NET Rocks! fame recently about the future of parallel computing on the client and some of the near-term technologies we're building on the Parallel Computing Platform team. Listen in and let me know...
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    Supercomputers in Dresden and Tear Gas in Paris

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    A little preamble: this blog entry may win some sort of infamy award for sitting in my Live Writer drafts folder since late June. Dang, time sure does fly. Anyhow, the irony of sitting on a blog entry for for three months doesn't escape me, but what the...
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    Parallel Developer Tools

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    Having been on the job for a few months now, I feel like the team and I are finally beginning to settle in. It's been a period of significant flux for the Parallel Developer Tools team that included a new leader and (largely) new team trying to adjust...
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    I'm on PCP (and you can be too)

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    No, not that PCP. The PCP to which I refer is the Parallel Computing Platform , a fairly new organization within Developer Division that is working to unlock new experiences for PC users by making it much, much easier for developers to build applications...
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    TechEd EMEA 2007 Recap

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    I'm late in getting this blog entry out, but I wanted to do a quick recap of the Visual C++ team's trip to TechEd and follow-on trip to Munich. As I mentioned previously , my talk on debugging in VC++ 2008 went well, and my audience was an unusually attractive...
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    Talking debugging in the tent at TechEd

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    How big is TechEd? So big that they had to add additional capacity to the conference center here in Barcelona in the form of two vast portable session halls, lovingly referred to as "Tent1" and "Tent2." Yours truly was lucky enough to give his session...
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    In Barcelona for TechEd

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    Hey, long time, no blog. I'm in TechEd this week along with Ale Contenti for TechEd EMEA. Luckily, my trip was pretty much uneventful (if you don't count the up-close-and-personal wanding I received at SeaTac airport), and I even have my luggage, unlike...
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    The "other" Steve T. and the API war

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    Interesting blog entry from my old friend and colleague Steve Trefethen on Microsoft APIs . Steve brings up a lot of good points, and I particularly agree that the API landscape is way more fragmented and confusing than it should be, and we at Microsoft...
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    Stupid idea of the week: DCE

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    A number of news aggregators and blogs have picked up this Broadcasting & Cable story , reporting that HBO CTO Bob Zitter wants to stop referring to content securing technology as DRM and begin referring to it as DCE, for Digital Customer Enablement...
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