Quickly learn tips, shortcuts, and common operations in the new Windows Powershell 3.0, Windows PowerShell Workflow, Windows PowerShell ISE, Windows PowerShell Web Access, Server Manager for Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate, WinRM, and WS-Man.
Igor Moochnick announced the first release of PASH, an open source implementation of PowerShell. (I tripled check the date on his blog to make sure it really said April 6th and not April 1st. 🙂 ). This is really exciting stuff. This is one of the most requested items from IT shops that run heterogeneous environments. They love PowerShell and want ALL their IT Pros to adopt it. I haven’t tried it yet so I don’t know what it does/does not implement but I’m pretty excited about it. I can’t wait to give it a try.
Today, Microsoft is launching the first startup accelerator* in the company’s history in an effort to encourage more entrepreneurs to build their cloud-based applications using Windows Azure. The program will take place at the Microsoft Israel Research and Development Center, and is a part of the Israel R&D Center’s outreach program Think Next as well as the Microsoft BizSpark program for startups.
The next release of Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, will offer businesses and hosting providers a scalable, dynamic, and multitenant-aware, cloud-optimized infrastructure. It securely connects across premises and helps IT Professionals to respond to business needs faster and more efficiently.
Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC):
- Takes you beyond virtualization
The Windows Azure Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to help you learn how to use Windows Azure.
We recently embarked on a proof of concept project to create a line of business web application using some of the latest technologies such as Windows Azure and HTML5 and see if we could combine these technologies with great design to produce an awesome experience for the end user. You can see the application itself, MicroFinance, at our web site at http://labs.mandogroup.com.
Microsoft and its Windows Azure Cloud has created a really usefull tool to evaluate how will cost a Cloud :
With that calculator, you will be able to create your own pricing regarding your requests with so many possible parameters !
Let’s have a look !
I just wanted to summarize the essence and show some code on how to send email from Azure code via Exchange Online web services if you have an Exchange Online email subscription.