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Kaleidoscope Everything under the sun, ending in .Net April 2010 Entries
Windows Azure and Server App Fabric – kinsmen or distant relatives?
If you are into Windows Azure then it would be rather demeaning to ask if you are aware of Windows Azure App Fabric. Just in case you are not - Windows Azure App Fabric provides a secure connectivity service by means of which developers can build distributed applications as well as services that work across network and organizational boundaries in the cloud. But some of you may have heard of another similar term floating around forums and blog posts - Windows Server App Fabric. The momentary déjà ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 27, 2010 5:47 AM

Parallel Computing in .Net 4.0
Technorati Tags: Ram,Parallel Computing in .Net 4.0 Parallel computing is the simultaneous use of multiple compute resources to solve a computational problem: To be run using multiple CPUs A problem is broken into discrete parts that can be solved concurrently Each part is further broken down to a series of instructions Instructions from each part execute simultaneously on different CPUs Parallel Extensions in .NET 4.0 provides a set of libraries and tools to achieve the above mentioned objectives. ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 21, 2010 11:53 PM

Data and Secularism
Ever since we’ve been using Data we’ve been religious. Religious about the way we represent it and equally religious about the way we access it. Be it plain old SQL, DAO, ADO, ADO.Net and I am just referring to religions in MSFT world. A peek outside and I’d need a separate book to list out the Data faiths. Various application areas in networked computing are converging under the HTTP umbrella with a plausible transition to purist HTTP and in turn REST fuelled by the Web2.0 storm. It was time the ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 20, 2010 2:27 AM

Troubleshooting SQL Azure Connectivity
Technorati Tags: Rituraj,Connectivity Issues with SQL Azure Troubleshooting SQL Azure Connectivity How to resolve some of the common connectivity error messages that you would see while connecting to SQL Azure A transport-level error has occurred when receiving results from the server. (Provider: TCP Provider, error: 0 - An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.) System.Data.SqlClient.SqlEx... Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 6, 2010 6:43 PM

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