September, 2009

  • Apache Qpid Moves Forward

    by Sandy Gupta on September 29, 2009 06:15am Microsoft recently made a significant code drop to the Apache Qpid project. For those of you who don't know, Qpid is Apache's implementation of the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (aka AMQP), which is an...
  • Sam Ramji is leaving Microsoft

    by billhilf on September 10, 2009 12:47pm It's been a while since I made an appearance on Port25. I felt it was important to provide some thoughts to the Port25 community on Sam Ramji's impending departure from Microsoft. After many years helping to carry...
  • The CodePlex Foundation Debuts

    by Peter Galli on September 10, 2009 11:30am Many of you will, by now, have heard about the formation of the CodePlex Foundation. In order to give you an in-depth look into the thinking behind Microsoft sponsoring the Foundation, I talked to Bill Staples...
  • Zend Launches Open Source Initiative to Drive Cloud Application Development

    by Peter Galli on September 22, 2009 09:00am Today, Zend Technologies announced the Simple API for Cloud Application Services project, which is a new open source initiative that allows developers to use common application services in the cloud, while...
  • New Bridge Broadens Java and .NET Interoperability

    by Peter Galli on September 29, 2009 10:31am Microsoft continues to deliver on its ongoing promise to build bridges between different technologies, and this week jointly announced with Noelios Technologies a new interoperability bridge between Java and...
  • GroundWork Open Source Joins Microsoft's System Center Alliance

    by Peter Galli on September 24, 2009 08:31am GroundWork Open Source, Inc., a commercial open source company that produces network management software , last week announced the availability of the GroundWork Connector for Microsoft System Center Operations...
  • Windows Live Embraces the Activity Streams Open Standard

    by Peter Galli on September 04, 2009 11:52am More good news with regard to Microsoft's embrace of open standards, this time out of the Windows Live group. The Windows Live team is using a developing open standard called Activity Streams - an extension...