Tag Archives: .NET

Event Annoucement: Microsoft Azure Compute Tutorial

This time I am going to announce an event to which we never had a similar predecessor: On November 5th, 2012, we will conduct a Microsoft Azure Compute Tutorial with speakers from the European Microsoft Innovation Center in Aachen. What … Continue reading

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Dan Reed on Technical (Cloud) Computing with Microsoft: Vision

During ISC 2011 in Hamburg I got the opportunity to talk to Microsoft’s Dan Reed, Corporate Vice President, Technology Policy and Extreme Computing Group. It was a very nice discussion soon targeting towards HPC in the Cloud, touching the topics … Continue reading

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Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 is ready

All members of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program (TAP) for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 just got mail that build number 2369 is ready for release. It is available via MS Connect already and will be made available via the … Continue reading

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Re: Book Review: C# 2008 and 2005 Thread Programming (Beginner’s Guide)

I was told that the book I covered in my last review can be get way cheaper over at Packt Publishing. There is also an eBook version available.

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Book Review: C# 2008 and 2005 Thread Programming (Beginner’s Guide)

Just recently – in May 2009 – I gave two lectures on Multithreading with C# for Desktop Applications. I found there are quite a few books available that cover the .NET Thread class when talking about Windows programming in general, … Continue reading

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A performance tuning tale: Optimizing SMXV (sparse Matrix-Vector-Multiplication) on Windows [part 1.5 of 2]

Although it is high time to deliver the second part of this blog post series, I decided to squeeze in one additional post which I named part “1.5”, as it will cover some experiments with SMXV in C#. Since I … Continue reading

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