November 11, 2010 News Thursday: PASS Summit and Tech•Ed Europe Special Edition

Q&A: Muglia Discusses the Latest News for Server and Tools For a snapshot of Server and Tools news over the last few weeks, take a look at the Executive Q&A with Bob Muglia on Microsoft News Center.   PASS Summit 2010 PASS (Professional Association for SQL Server) Summit 2010 kicked off on Tuesday, November 9,… Read more

October 28, 2010 News Thursday: PDC Edition

Platform as a service is where developers and businesses will ultimately see the true value of the cloud, and the OS for Platform as a service is Windows Azure.  The Windows Azure platform, comprised of Windows Azure and SQL Azure, is supported by a rich set of development tools, management, and services from Microsoft. It’s… Read more

PDC 2009: Microsoft Cloud Services Vision Becomes Reality with Launch of Windows Azure Platform

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Windows Azure platform at the Professional Developers Conference.  In his opening keynote, Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s Chief Software Architect, described Windows Azure and SQL Azure as core elements of the company’s cloud services strategy.  The company also announced a set of new Windows Azure features, Windows Server capabilities, and… Read more

PDC 2009 keynote tomorrow at 8:30 am PT

The Professional Developer Conference 2009, one of the world’s leading events for software developers and strategic architects focused on the future of the Microsoft platform is just one day away! We hope to see you at PDC 2009, but if you are not able to make it this year, we would like to invite you… Read more

Registration is now open for PDC

Registration is now open for Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference, happening November 17-19, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.   The PDC is the definitive Microsoft event for software developers and strategic architects focused on the future of the Microsoft platform. This year, join us as Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie and Server and Tools… Read more

PDC 2008- Microsoft announces its Azure Services Platform

Today, during a keynote at the  Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2008 (PDC 2008), Ray Ozzie, Microsoft Corp.’s chief software architect, announced Windows Azure, the cloud-based service foundation underlying its Azure Services Platform, and highlighted this platform’s role in delivering a software plus services approach to computing. The Azure Services Platform is an industry-leading move by… Read more

Microsoft unveils RoboChamps winners, launches “Sumo” challenge

Microsoft revealed today the winners of the first challenge of its simulated robotics competition, RoboChamps. Dave Sprague, a robotics enthusiast from the U.S., and Jackson Matsuura, a college professor from Brazil, won the first and second prizes of the “Amazed” Challenge. First place winner Sprague will take home a real robot, the CoroWare CoroBot. The… Read more