I found a series of webcasts for Architect on SOA on Microsoft website. Following are the details for the same.
1. Real world SOA: Enabling a New Generation of Dynamic Application Through Service-Oriented Architecture. 2. SOA Workshop for Architects: SOA Overview 3. SOA Workshop for Architects: Messaging and Communications 4. SOA Workshop for Architects: Business Process and Workflow 5. SOA Workshop for Architects: Tools and Modeling 6. SOA Workshop for Architects: User Experience 7. SOA Workshop for Architects: Enterprise Service Bus 8. SOA Workshop for Architects: Federated Data 9. SOA Workshop for Architects: Identity and Access 10. SOA Workshop for Architects: Governance and Management 11. SOA Workshop for Architects: Demo Marathon
I found a great stuff on SQL Server 2005 on one of the blog. Following are the topics covered in this collection
1. XML Best Practices for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 2. Performance Optimizations for the XML Data Type in SQL Server 2005 3. SQL Server 2005 Security Best Practices - Operational and Administrative Tasks 4. SQL Server 2005 Full-Text Queries on Large Catalogs: Lessons Learned 5. Scale-Out Querying with Analysis Services 6. SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services Processing Best Practices 7. Predeployment I/O Best Practices 8. Partial Database Availability 9. Comparing Tables Organized with Clustered Indexes versus Heaps 10. SQL Server 2005 Deployment Guidance for Web Hosting Environments 11. Resolving Common Connectivity Issues in SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services Connectivity Scenarios 12. Implementing Application Failover with Database Mirroring 13. OLAP Design Best Practices for Analysis Services 2005 14. DBCC SHOWCONTIG Improvements and Comparison between SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005 15. TEMPDB Capacity Planning and Concurrency Considerations for Index Create and Rebuild 16. Loading Bulk Data into a Partitioned Table 17. Database Mirroring Best Practices and Performance Considerations 18. SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning using Waits and Queues 19. Analysis Services 2005 Performance Guide 20. SAP with Microsoft SQL Server 2005: Best Practices for High Availability, Performance, and Scalability 21. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Tuning Tips for PeopleSoft 8.x 22. Troubleshooting Performance Problems in SQL Server 2005
Also, check out some of features available in SQL Server 2005 Best Practices ToolBox: Scripts and Tools for Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting SQL Server 2005
1. Buffer Cache 2. CPU and Optimization 3. Indexes and Indexing 4. Input Input/Output 5. Performance 6. Query Plan Re-Use 7. Retrieving SQL Text and XML Plans 8. SQLOS: Schedulers, Runnable Queue, Waiter List 9. Tempdb 10. Transactions and Locking 11. Wait Statistics 12. SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer 13. DMV Stats
I find Team Development Server guide on codeplex website. This guide shows you how to make the most of Team Foundation Server. It starts with the end in mind, but shows you how to incrementally adopt TFS for your organization.
I find a new set of BizTalk 2006 code samples on Microsoft website. Following are the details for the same.
1. BizTalk Server 2006 Code Samples Collection 2. Integrating BizTalk Server 2006 and Windows Workflow Foundation (BizTalk Server Sample) 3. Publishing and Consuming Web Services with SOAP Headers 4. BAM and HAT Correlation 5. Consuming Web Services with Array Parameters 6. Extending the BizTalk Server Administration Console 7. Viewing Failed Tracking Data 8. Inserting XML Nodes from Business Rules 9. Using the Mass Copy Functoid 10. Using Role Links 11. Split File Pipeline 12. Using Enterprise Library 2.0 with BizTalk Server 13. Consuming Web Services 14. Console Adapter 15. Delivery Notification 16. Using Long-Running Transactions in Orchestrations 17. Using the Looping Functoid 18. Mapping to a Repeating Structure 19. Parallel Convoy 20. Policy Chaining 21. Recoverable Interchange Processing Using Pipelines 22. Using the Table Looping Functoid 23. Using the Value Mapping and Value Mapping (Flattening) Functoids 24. Direct Binding to an Orchestration 25. Direct Binding to the MessageBox Database in Orchestrations 26. Using a Custom .NET Type for a Message in Orchestrations 27. Writing Orchestration Information as XML Using the ExplorerOM API 28. Correlating Messages with Orchestration Instances 29. SSO as Configuration Store 30. Atomic Transactions with COM+ Serviced Components in Orchestrations 31. Exception Handling in Orchestrations 32. Implementing Scatter and Gather Pattern 33. Using the SQL Adapter with Atomic Transactions in Orchestrations
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I find six MSDN Nuggets on Silverlight. Following are the details for the same.
Silverlight Streaming Silverlight Streaming is a hosted service at http://streaming.live.com/ which provides developers and content creators the ability to host Silverlight content on the service and integrate into their websites. More
Silverlight - Linking Silverlight and ASP.NET Projects With Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 it is possible to develop Silverlight applications as a separate project and embed that project within an ASP.NET site. This gives clean separation between your Silverlight and ASP.NET applications without any complicated deployment. More
Silverlight - Debugging between Mac and Windows An unusual nugget in that it was recorded on a MacBook Pro. It demonstrates the concept of debugging a Silverlight application running on Safari from a Visual Studio (on Windows) developer machine. This solution runs out of the box with the Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008. More
Silverlight - Using Ink A brief introduction to using an InkPresenter element to receive ink based input from users. First, we introduce the InkPresenter element in XAML and follow-up with the code (C#) to capture and process the input. More
Silverlight - Accessing HTML from managed code Silverlight enables developers to access the host HTML from managed code. This is an extremely powerful feature which can be used to create seamless experiences between the HTML and Silverlight UI. More
Silverlight 1.1 Programming - Full Screen In this nugget we show you how to make a Silverlight application break outside the 'chrome' of the browser and take up the complete screen. This is very useful for applications which require more desktop real estate such as video players. More