One of my favorite topics in SQL Server is wait statistics analysis. Why? Because there is so much misinformation out there about what the various wait types mean and what you should do about them. They’re an incredibly useful way to diagnose SQL Server performance problems, giving you insight into both the current state of resource bottlenecks on your SQL Server and the historical resource bottleneck trends over time.
BizTalk Server is Microsoft’s premier enterprise tool for application integration. BizTalk 2013 marks the eighth release of the product in the past 13 years. With BizTalk 2013, BizTalk adds first class support for REST interfaces, Windows Azure Service Bus and support for running as a virtual machine in Windows Azure. What’s New in BizTalk Server 2013 covers these and other new features of BizTalk 2013 in detail.
Technology has become so ingrained in our lives that many children today don’t know life without it. Whether it’s a mobile device, a computer, a gaming console, or a smart TV, our children use some form of modern technology every single day. And while our children might be experts in using technology, they’re primarily using [...]
Last week, Pluralsight launched a new program which aims to encourage children to take an interest in computer programming, while also inspiring teachers and parents to make integrating it into school curriculums a priority. Part of our program’s goal is to prove that anyone can introduce programming to their children, and that you don’t have [...]
Once again, we have partnered with Microsoft on our ASP.NET Single Page Application course, Module 2 that is now available for free to the the entire developer community. Courses are hosted on http://www.asp.net and can be found by searching for “Single Page Application.” We want to thank Microsoft for supporting online education with Pluralsight.
This morning we are happy to announce the newest course by Professor Pluralsight (aka Billy Hollis). This language is so new, that Professor Pluralsight is one if not the only person to know about it, and he’s ready to share it with you! Watch below as he goes through each step to train you on [...]
In partnership with Microsoft, our new ASP.NET Web API course is now available for free to the the entire developer community. Also you can watch two modules from our REST Fundamentals course for free. Both courses are hosted on www.asp.net. ASP.NET Web API - Free Course This course introduces the basics of the ASP.NET Web API.which [...]
Learn how to integrate Facebook with your apps in less than 75 minutes! In partnership with Facebook, we’ve released a professional Facebook Platform Overview online course that you can now watch absolutely free (click below). This professional training course was designed for those who want to integrate Facebook into their own applications/sites and don’t know where to start. The [...]
Today we are excited to announce a new partnership with the Microsoft StreamInsight team that provides free Introduction to StreamInsight training. When you visit the StreamInsight page on Technet you’ll see the free training promoted on the right side of the page. Simply click the video the begin watching the free module “Introducing StreamInsight”. This is the [...]
In partnership with Microsoft, we’ve released a professional Introduction to WebMatrix course that you can watch for free on www.asp.net! Simply browse to www.asp.net/web-pages, and look under “Essential Videos” on the right. Then click on our logo or the link to “watch more in-depth videos“. Those links will take you to the WebMatrix and Web Pages Video [...]
We’ve been working closely with Microsoft over the past several months to bring you another FREE training course on MSDN. This time for Visual Studio! Now, if you browse over to the Learning Visual Studio page, you’ll find our Introduction to Visual Studio course available for free to the MSDN community (see below). Simple click [...]
In partnership with Microsoft, we’ve released a professional Visual Studio LightSwitch training course that you can watch for free on the MSDN LightSwitch Developer Center. Check it out (under the “Essential Videos” section below) and start your learning now! This professional course was designed for those who need to start from ground zero with Visual Studio LightSwitch and [...]
We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Orchard Project that provides visitors of their site with a free Introduction to Orchard training. Now when you visit the Orchard Project website, you’ll see the free training promoted on the right side of the page. Simply click on the video to begin watching the [...]
Pluralsight has finished publishing two complete training courses on www.asp.net that are freely available to the community at large. One covers ASP.NET Web Forms and the other covers ASP.NET MVC 3. You’ll find quick links to them below. Enjoy! ASP.NET Web Forms Training Free ASP.NET MVC 3 Training
In partnership with Microsoft, we’ve released a professional ASP.NET Web Forms training course that you can watch for free on www.asp.net. Check it out (under the “Essential Videos” section below) and start your learning now! This professional course was designed for those who need to start from ground zero with ASP.NET Web Forms and get up to speed [...]
In partnership with Microsoft, we’ve released a professional ASP.NET MVC 3 training course that you can watch for free on www.asp.net. Check it out (under the “Essential Videos” section below) and start your learning now! This professional course was designed for those who need to start from ground zero with ASP.NET MVC 3 and get up to speed quickly. We hope [...]