My experience of upgrading Lenovo X220 laptop from Windows 7 Professional to Windows 8 Pro.
It is by no means a mistake that Forbes Magazine places India, the Philippines, Russia and China in the top four countries in the world to outsource offshore jobs to, in particular technology jobs like engineering and software development. Big companies like Google, Dell, Citigroup, Motorola, Oracle and General Electric, to mention but a few, with other big companies like IBM hot on their heels, have been making use of this trend for decades, establishing beneficial working relationships in other countries.
How do you handle growing number of sql transactions? I will be going over scaling the database layer: scaling-out vs. scaling-up. In the next segment I will present the out-of-the box scale-out solution for SQL Azure: Federations. I will go over the concept of Federations in SQL Azure, Management of Federations as well as pricing and billing for Azure Federations.
From spam filters to movie recommendation and face detection, nowadays machine learning algorithms are used everywhere to make the machine think for us. But, running these algorithms require high computation power and in most cases supercomputers. This is where the 500 core GPUs step in: GPUs have evolved to the point where real-world applications can be developed quickly and run orders of magnitude faster on hardware you can afford at home.
On this blog post I’m diving deeper into Thrust usage scenarios with a simple implementation of Monte Carlo simulation.
On this post I will give you some simple examples how to use the massively parallel GPU on your computer to generate uniformly distibuted psuedo-random numbers.
On this post I would like to give an entry level example how you can use NVIDIA CUDA technology to achieve better performance within C# with minimum possible amount of code.
In this article I would like to describe monitoring the health of your application in Windows Azure via Performance Counters. In this article I will focus on performance counters and provide a working code example.
On this blog I will be showing you the simplest way to take advantage of your hardware without introducing any code complexity.
On this post I will explain you a limitation about optional arguments and how you can prevent a headache on production environments.
The Azure platform is being rapidly upgraded as new features are rolled in it. In this blog article I would like to review the applications Azure AppFabric to the existing problems of the enterprise software companies.
On this post, I would like to talk about a technology which will simplify user access for developers by allowing building claims-aware application: Windows Identity Foundation (WIF).
I decided to write this post to explain what are some basic steps you have to follow which will help you to become a better software architect or better said deliver projects successfully
On this post I'll help you to make better decisions on using C# anonymous methods.
In this post I would like to share my experience of upgrading Azure environment to the newer SDK (v1.3, November Release).
Alex Koval (Me) will be speaking at the Tuladev.Net Users’ Group on Saturday December 4th, 2010 on Windows Azure AppFabric, Azure Service Bus, Access Control Service.
In this article I will share my experience developing a Console Application which communicates with Azure Storage.
Configuring Azure Storage ConnectionString in VS 2010 is easy. In this article I provide simple steps on how to configure your DiagnosticsConnectionString and DataConnectionString to point to your Azure Storage.
Codemasters International delivered a comprehensive training on Windows Azure for our client's software developer team.
The article explores benefits of using MVC with Windows Azure application. To demonstrate the benefits of MVC with Windows Azure I enclose 2 hands-on Demos with code samples.
More and more technologies are born each year as software developers have less and less time to learn and play with the new tools. It becomes important to invest your precious learning time wisely. In my article I would like to talk about a technology which is worth learning, the technology which will be around for decades. That technology is Microsoft Windows Azure.