A new video from Microsoft. This time, they discuss Windows Azure. Windows Azure Storage provides a scalable and reliable storage service for accessing Blobs, Tables, and Queues for Microsoft’s new cloud OS. In this video, you will learn in depth about new Blob, Table and Queue features and how to use Windows Azure...

Another video from the Microsoft library. This time it’s related to Windows Server and deals with high availability systems. Customers demand continuous availability from their Hyper-V deployments. In Windows Server 8, Hyper-V delivers better availability and scalability to customers. This video session will cover the...

A new Microsoft training video. This one discusses the fundamental concepts of Windows Azure and how they can be applied to provide connected experiences for Windows 8 users. Also, Microsoft demonstrate how to use the development environment, consume Windows Azure compute and storage and ultimately the various app...

Microsoft are talking about the next version of RDP and RemoteFX in Windows. These tools extend the rich experiences for the remote desktop user, be it Terminal Server (RDSH), VDI or MultiPoint Server. Customers will be asking their vendors to extend these experiences to new devices and form factors that will lower...

Another video from Microsoft. This one deals with the tradeoffs and technologies that must be considered when building servers, networks and storage for cloud scale data centers. Some of the tradeoffs will include performance, reliability, security, flexible virtual machine deployment, storage architecture selection...

These days just about every computer on the market features at least two cores, even many Atom netbooks and even some tablets. The great thing about multiple core processing is the ability to do certain tasks more efficiently, but this only works if programs are designed to take advantage of multi-core setups, right?...

According to Larry Dignan at ZDNet, IBM is planning to combine Windows applications and it’s zEnterprise mainframe. Basically, the move is seen as a play by IBM to become more attractive to datacenter managers looking to consolidate more data center infrastructure i.e make more space in the data center. IBM is also...

Windows 8 will allow you to build applications that can be used across multiple platforms and applications that will be powered by the cloud. There are still questions about how windows 8 will integrate with the cloud. How applications will utilize Azure, how to store data in the cloud and how to build applications...

ARM have finally realeased new details about their upcoming 64 bit ARMv8 architecture at the ARM TechCon conference in Santa Clara. This is ARM’s first foray into 64 bit territory. The new 64-bit chips include two main execution states: AArch64 AArch32 The A64 is for true 64-bit processing, and the existing A32 is...

On eo the great pluses about Windows Server 8 is virtualization. The big feature in Windows Server 8 is Hyper-V or Hyper Virtualization. New features in Windows Server 8 expand Hyper-V for performance, reliability, scale and security. In this BUILD session, server and solution developers learn how to enhance their...