April, 2008

  • Managing Towards Open

    by Sam Ramji on April 29, 2008 05:59pm I have the privilege of interacting almost every day with technical and business experts who are creating the future of software—including both core engineering teams at Microsoft and thought leaders across a broad...
  • Open Source Day + 30 …

    by Bryan Kirschner on April 25, 2008 06:12pm The same week that Brad Smith (Microsoft’s General Counsel) keynoted at the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) , we held our first Microsoft-wide Open Source Day (which Jamie and Mario both...
  • Code Parallel or Die, Part 2

    by Frank Chism on April 15, 2008 05:40pm It’s multicore time. Do you know where your parallelism is? Do you know where your parallelism is? Well you better find it! This is because you must or your users will not see the doubling of performance that they...
  • Code Parallel or Die

    by Frank Chism on April 14, 2008 03:22pm “What we have here is a failure to communicate.” - Luke in “Cool Hand Luke” A fist full of cores in a server rich environment . If you haven’t noticed that the world has changed, you had better wake up and smell...
  • MVP Summit Ruby Meetup

    by jcannon on April 14, 2008 03:14pm John Lam brings word of a Ruby meet-up at the MVP Summit happening today at 2PM at the International Meeting Place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Quote John: "I’m going to be at the Convention...
  • A funny thing happened on the way to ApacheCon

    by Garrett Serack on April 10, 2008 04:20pm Back in January, I invited the Apache Software Foundation to attend the Windows Server 2008 Application Compatibility Labs, here on our campus in Redmond. The week that Apache was here, was so valuable for both...
  • Putting our own House in Order….

    by MJM on April 04, 2008 04:34pm Jamie blogged about Open Source Day earlier this week . I’d like to provide a little more context about what the day was and why we did it. About 6 months ago, our team was discussing the fact that, while many...
  • Open Source Day at Microsoft

    by jcannon on April 01, 2008 08:16pm Last Friday, March 28th, 2008 was Microsoft's first company-wide Open Source Day. This was a significant event and milestone in the company's move towards openness and was made freely available to any employee interested...
  • Microsoft Open Source Initiative

    by jcannon on April 01, 2008 02:26pm We wanted to thank the Open Source Initiative (OSI) for the commitment and willingess to work together - and today, making public the Microsoft Open Source Initiative: The Microsoft Open Source Initiative (OSI) is...