.NET Developer's Journal

McObject has eleased its Perst for .NET Compact Framework, a version of its open source, object-oriented Perst embedded database system for Microsoft’s smart device development framework. The pure C#, high-performance Perst for .NET Compact Framework offers a smaller footpr... (more)
Jelastic, Inc., has released Jelastic 3.1, which features a production-ready release of Docker containers and .NET/Windows on top of Parallels Containers virtualization for Windows applications support, in high demand by enterprises. "I love the way the Jelastic weaves together ... (more)
Recipe for a Successful DevOps Deployment DevOps is a seismic change for organizations that offers great potential but comes with technical and cultural implications that can be difficult to navigate. In his session at DevOps Summit, Jeremy Steinert, DevOps Services Practice L... (more)
SIOS Technology Corp. has announced that its SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition software is Microsoft Azure certified and now available in the Azure Marketplace. The new SIOS offering is the only Azure certified software that enables customers to create a SANLess high availability c... (more)
Everything You Want to Know about Windows Server 2003 Migration It's spring in the Northeast, and this week we're launching a new blog post series, "Everything You Want to Know about Windows Server 2003 Migration." Why a series of posts on WS2003? Even as summer and EOS is just mo... (more)
Don’t Jump in the Data Lake 32. 47. 19. 7. 85. Congratulations! I just gave you five very important, valuable numbers. Or did I? If they were tomorrow's winning Powerball numbers, then certainly. But maybe they're monthly income numbers. Or sports scores. Or temperatures. Who kn... (more)
At Convergence 2015 in Atlanta, GA Microsoft outlined Microsoft's vision of IoT on 16th March. Convergence is actually showcasing of Microsoft Dynamics CRM products but as PowrBI is very much a part of IoT, a large part of the talk from the CEO was on 'Azure IoT Suite' and how Wi... (more)
Windows Server 2003 End of Support Is Coming – Are You Ready? [New Survey] The clock is ticking:  the End of Support for Windows Server 2003, #WS2003EOS, arrives this July, as in four months from now.  This means there will be no more patches or security updates and your applicati... (more)
With Levi’s Stadium as a backdrop, I share a bit about the Internet of Things and the strain it will place on the Domain Name System (DNS) along with a preview of my DNS of Things session at CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Reporting from Silicon Val... (more)
What, Why, and How of IaaS and PaaS The essence of cloud computing is that all consumable IT resources are delivered as services. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Yung Chou, Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, will demonstrate the concepts and implementations of two important ... (more)
AgilePoint booth at @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley 2014 was packed for three days! Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people st... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosyst... (more)
Five SharePoint Deployment Performance Health Checks: Beyond Making Sure It's Running In my first blog I wrote about SharePoint System Performance Health Checks beyond looking at CPU and Memory Metrics. In this blog, I cover deployment related performance health problems that I ... (more)
This book has Beginning to Intermediate on the back cover. I would recommend you put that into the context of learning Swift, not learning Object-Oriented Programming. The book does an excellent job of covering the Swift language in detail and it jumps right in after a short intr... (more)
Agile Application Migration & Modernization The market transition from education and evaluation to remediation is marching along as the End of Support (EOS) nears for Windows Server 2003. The market has moved from being unaware of the challenge that EOS would pose for most IT or... (more)
Three Reasons Accelerated Time-to-Revenue Is Crucial to Your Business Strategy I read an interesting article the other day that resonated so much I felt it was worth sharing and expanding upon its premise here. The article, originally written by Andrew Dailey of MGI Research, de... (more)
"NuoDB is a transactionally consistent SQL database that does scale out, that does all the things you want in a cloud. If you want more transactional throughput, if you want higher availability, if you want to run in multiple data centers, this is a technology that can scale and... (more)
The explosion in SMAC technologies (social, mobile, analytic, and cloud) in recent years has created unprecedented opportunities for those who can code. Indeed, programmers are the gatekeepers who are on the frontlines of the most momentous technological transformation in our his... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Some developers believe that monitoring is a function of the operations team. Some operations teams firmly believe that monitoring the systems they maintain is sufficient to run the business successfully. Most of them are wrong. The complexity of to... (more)
IBM InterConnect – The Largest DevOps Conference Ever! IBM InterConnect is next week! It is IBMs premier conference focussed on all aspects of the IT Industry – Cloud, Mobile, Analytics, Internet of Things – you name it! I will of course be there for DevOps. With literally 100s o... (more)
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