PDC10 – Keynote

A New Era of Opportunity Steve Ballmer – CEO @ Microsoft Device: Windows 7, Windows Phone 7, XBOX 360 Internet Explorer and HTML5 is the glue to bring all of them together Cloud: Windows Azure, SQL Azure, XBOX Live, Bing, Office 365, Windows Live Internet Explorer 9 and HTML5 Features Rich Graphics Next Level of Interactivity Same Markup Fast, Clean, Trusted and Interoperable The most downloaded Beta ever Dean Hachamovitch – IE 9 Samples: KFXP Track Splash Pin Sites to the Taskbar Interact with Windows 7 Jump Lists, Sneak Peek, Previews and so on using JavaScript IE9 Platform Preview 6 … Continue reading PDC10 – Keynote

Check SQL Azure Database Associated Cost

  Ok so I found out exactly the size of every table in my SQL Azure Database, but now I’d like to know a little bit more, since I’m paying and I want to know how the payment is related to each of my tables. So in order to do this and after reading this blog post from the SQL Azure Team, this is the statement I’ve come up with: DECLARE @SizeInBytes bigint SELECT @SizeInBytes = (SUM(reserved_page_count) * 8192)     FROM sys.dm_db_partition_stats DECLARE @Edition sql_variant SELECT  @Edition =DATABASEPROPERTYEX ( DB_Name() , ‘Edition’ ) Select @Edition, @SizeInBytes    So now I … Continue reading Check SQL Azure Database Associated Cost

Check SQL Azure Database Size

  I was looking at my SQL Azure Database and suddenly I saw that I had to clean some space because it was already beyond the maximum quota that I had defined for the Database, but I needed to know exactly where the most space was being used in order to better understand not only what was the size, but why and where was the space being used.   So my first action was, Ok so I’ll use the storeprocedure sp_spaceused. Exec sp_spaceused   So with this I know exactly the space that my database is using, and if I … Continue reading Check SQL Azure Database Size

WIF and Silverlight 4: Claims-Aware and Identity Federation (Passive and Active) session in Microsoft WebDay Portugal

Just last Tuesday at Porto and Thursday at Lisbon I did a session in Microsoft WebDay Portugal event about WIF and Silverlight 4.0.    Here are the resources I used: Slides Wif and sl4 (pt) View more presentations from Nuno Godinho. After this I’ll do a series of posts about this subject explaining all that was shown in the session and more.

Extensibility with Silverlight 4.0 & MEF Session in Microsoft WebDay Portugal

  Just last Tuesday at Porto and Thursday at Lisbon I did a session in Microsoft WebDay Portugal event about Extensibility with Silverlight 4.0 and MEF.    Here are the resources I used: Slides Extensibility with sl4 and mef (en) View more presentations from Nuno Godinho. Demos Complete Demo Script for all Demos ViewModel Injection Starter Completed ViewModel Extension Starter Completed Dynamic XAP Loading Starter Completed Dynamic XAP Navigation Starter Completed       After this I’ll do a series of posts about this subject explaining all that was shown in the session and more.