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    Gaming and Windows Phone at MIX10

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    Just when you didn’t think it could get any better, we took it to the next level. At MIX10, learn about developing applications and games for the next generation of Windows phone. We were serious when we said you’d be learning the “future” of development...
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    Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Videos

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    If you want to learn about what’s new in HPC Server 2008 R2 or want to see who’s behind the product, go to the HPC Show on Channel9 . Wen-ming just posted a larger number of new videos and screencasts. The product is currently in beta and scheduled for...
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    MIX10 Registration is Live

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    Microsoft just opened the registration for next year’s MIX10 event. Look like a Love Fest to me :). I wish I could go. Buxton and Guthrie return to keynote at MIX10 Bill Buxton and Scott Guthrie headline MIX10 delivering key messaging on the future of...
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    Thinking about Windows Server 2008 R2 Migration

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    The Windows Server Migration team's been cooking...no, not cranberry sauce and stuffing, but a new Windows Server Migration Utilities download package that lets you use the Windows Server Migration Tools to migrate Hyper-V and Routing and Remote Access...
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    The Grandfather of Cloud Computing, not

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    Over on Rough Type , Nicolas Carr’s blog, he points to a document dated from March 30, 1965. In this document Western Union describes its plan to build “a nationwide information utility, which … ( read more ).
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    Unix to Windows API dictionary

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    Wen-ming on my team worked with folks from InteropSystems on a porting dictionary to help ease the pain porting source code from Unix to Windows. They took the most frequently used Unix calls and provided a piece of sample code demonstrating the equivalent...
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    New Training on the Channel9 Learning Center

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    The evangelism team is constantly expanding our selection of training courses on Channel9 . This week we launched another set of great learning courses on the new Learning Center . The one that is close to my heart is the High Performance (HPC) course...
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    New Courses on the Channel9 Learning Center

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    As mentioned in a previous post , we are constantly expanding our selection of training courses on Channel9 . Today (Nov 9th) we launch a few new courses. One of them is the the Windows Server 2008 R2 training. Windows Server 2008 R2 , “Not your average...
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    Parallel Computing at PDC09

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    Besides a bunch of sessions, there’s also a chalk talk at #PDC09. Check out the details and “how to avoid the crowd” at the A View into the Behavior of Your Parallel Application blog.
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    Server Room to Datacenter To Compute Container

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    Over at c|net Ina Fried has a short article , including video interview, about what “… could be the largest data center in the world," according to Arne Josefsberg, GM of infrastructure services for Microsoft's data center operations. But it is not...
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    7 Up

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    Windows 7 has a lot to offer for developers. If I had to pick the 7 most relevant or the 7 “sexiest” I would go with James’ list. Over the past week Jim O’Neil wrote a series of blog posts about his 7 favorites. Learn how to take advantage of these...
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    The Microsoft Career Campaign

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    Whether you are currently unemployed, looking for a promotion, or want to be indispensible in your existing role, Microsoft’s Career Campaign provides learning paths and guidance to help you get trained for some of the top IT job roles in the industry...
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    Windows Server? – What Windows Server?

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    In a comment to one of my previous posts Dmitry asked: “I'd like to find details about different versions of Microsoft Windows like Server 2008, HPC Server 2008 and HPC Server 2008 R2. What is the difference between them? It's very hard to find a table...
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    New Efficiency Launch Event Live on Monday

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    Experience The New Efficiency Microsoft Launch Event Live from San Diego October 26th Virtually! www.thenewefficiency.com/live View and download 18 IT Professional and Developer focused live sessions from San Diego starting at 9am PDT October 26th . Focusing...
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    PowerShell- PDC09 Prep Guide For Server Folk

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    This post focuses on a series of select sessions closely related to the Windows Server platform . Read all related posts . The post highlights selected sessions and gives guidance on what to read or which website to check out to make the most out of...
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    New Channel 9 Learning Center

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    http://channel9.msdn.com/learn/ . Free technical training on bleeding edge technologies! The Channel 9 Learning Center is the destination for free technical training on emerging Microsoft products and technologies. The Learning Center consists of a set...
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    SQL Server - PDC09 Prep Guide For Server Guys+Gals

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    This post focuses on a series of select sessions closely related to the Windows Server platform . Read all related posts . The post highlights selected sessions and gives guidance on what to read or which website to check out to make the most out of...
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    BizTalk Server - PDC09 Prep Guide For Server Folk

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    This post focuses on a series of select sessions closely related to the Windows Server platform . Read all related posts . The post highlights selected sessions and gives guidance on what to read or which website to check out to make the most out of...
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    Free eBook on Windows Server 2008 R2

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    Go and grab the free MS Press eBook, “Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2” by Charlie Russel and Craig Zacker! This is a fantastic resource for learning about the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 in the areas of virtualization, management, the Web...
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    HPC Server 2008 - PDC09 Prep Guide For Server Guys+Gals

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    This post focuses on a series of select sessions closely related to the Windows Server platform . Read all related posts . The post highlights selected sessions and gives guidance on what to read or which website to check out to make the most out of your...
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    PDC2009 Prep Guide For Server Guys+Gals – Windows Server 2008 R2

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    This post focuses on a series of select sessions closely related to the Windows Server platform . Read all related posts . The post highlights selected sessions and gives guidance on what to read or which website to check out to make the most out of...
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    PDC2009 Prep Guide For Server Guys+Gals - IIS

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    This is the first in a number of posts focusing on a series of select sessions closely related to the Windows Server platform . Read all related posts . The post highlights selected sessions and gives guidance on what to read or which website to check...
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    Over 25 new session posted for PDC 2009

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    Go to http://microsoftpdc.com to find out about yesterday’s new batch of sessions. Or read on for your convenience. BTW, this is just the list of NEWLY posted sessions, for a full list, go to: http://microsoftpdc.com or subscribe to the session RSS feed...
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    Windows Server 2008 R2 Now available for TechNet Plus Subscribers

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    Reposting TechNet Edge post:   If you are one of our TechNet Plus subscribers today is the the day that you can get your hands on the RTM version of Windows Server 2008 R2.  The latest release of our Windows Server product.  In order to...
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    Awesome Microsoft Surface demo

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    TechNet Edge just posted a video demonstrating a very compelling showcase for the use of Microsoft Surface . Way cool! Using Surface at an event to exchange contacts, get in touch with people, see what’s going on on in the Twittersphere, what people are...
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