WMF 5.0 Preview: Defining "experimental designs" and "stable designs"

Over the recent releases of Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview (find the latest here), we’ve distributed some new functionality and heard some wonderful feedback. As we improve on these features and as more users start to use Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview, we feel the need to make a distinction in the functionality delivered. The distinction we expect will be …

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Microsoft Ventures opens an accelerator in Seattle, applications open

Microsoft Ventures, the startup branch of the company, has recently opened an accelerator in Seattle, and is looking for more candidates to attend. Previously, they were only looking for stratups working in home automation or the IoT sector, but they …read more…(read more)

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Hide and Seek: Sphero vs. Drone

So this project was one that I did with a friend Christine early in 2014. It’s a twist on Hide and Seek but instead of hiding with people, your Sphero… Read more > …read more…(read more)

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Who is TheNappingKat?

Good Question! Oh, you didn’t ask. Well, I’m going to tell you anyway. My name is Katherine Harris. I work for Microsoft, and I just became a Technical Evangelist for… Read more > …read more…(read more)

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta for Android supports Remote Desktop Gateway and Remote Resources in the latest updates

My name is Eva Seydl and I work on the Remote Desktop team. I’m happy to describe the latest features we have introduced to Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta on Android versions 8.1.3 and 8.1.4. If you have missed the first blog post on test driving our Beta application follow this link. Support for Remote Desktop Gateway A Remote Desktop Gateway …

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Bing Developer Assistant Update

Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio combines the functionality of two popular Visual Studio extensions into one: Sample Browser and Bing Code Search. In this episode, I am  joined by Scott Ge and Pravin Indurkar to explore what is new in the Bing Developer Assistant since the last time it was featured on the show. Scott and Pravin show the new Visual …

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How To Publish an Internal Windows App on Azure Remote App

Today is a important day, Azure Team is officially releasing in General Availability Azure Remote App (ARA), if you like of Remote Desktop Services, you will love ARA. Imagine the following situation : delivery your Windows Apps (LOB), Office or any app …read more…(read more)

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Game Production Basics

This is a bit late, but I forgot to write a post specifically telling you guys that the Microsoft Virtual Academy on the basics of Game Production I did with Amanda Lange last month is online and available for you to view at your leisure. If you don’t know how a game is made or how the games industry works, …

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Microsoft Azure StorSimple ?????????

このポストは、11 月 17 日に投稿された Announcing Feature Updates for Microsoft Azure StorSimple の翻訳です。 この記事では、Microsoft Azure StorSimple に関する以下の新機能の追加と最新情報についてお知らせします。 帯域幅テンプレート コントローラー管理 アラート通知用のメール アドレスの設定 オーストラリア主要地域での StorSimple の提供開始 帯域幅テンプレート 1 日の複数の時間帯にスケジュールを設定できるようになりました。これにより、StorSimple デバイスからクラウドへのデータ移行時のネットワーク競合の問題を回避できるようになりました。このスケジュールはテンプレートとして扱い、作成、編集、削除、保存することができます。作成した帯域幅テンプレートをボリューム コンテナーに適用することで、クラウド関連の処理を実行する際に StorSimple デバイスによって消費される帯域幅を制御することができます。 この機能によるメリットは以下のとおりです…(read more)

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Disk Performance Internals

Abstract: Storage is the slowest component of most computer systems. As such, storage is often a performance bottleneck. This article discusses the disk performance kernel provider, partition manager.  By understanding how the disk performance provider works we can understand how disk performance is tracked internally in Windows and how disk related counters are calculated, which will be helpful for diagnosing …

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