Archive for November, 2011

Thinking About What’s Next

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Someone asked me the other day how I thought about what makes a great job. Who– work with great people. Smart people, motivated people, funny people. The LINQ to HPC and patterns & practices teams at Microsoft are both great examples, as was the development teams I worked for at Summit ...

Because Everyone Should Have a Hobby

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Even if it’s just drinking. In my case that means single malt. Now, I never used to like whisky. This is no longer the case thanks to Nicky. She and I lived with for several years above a doctor’s surgery. And Tom, the aforementioned doctor, whose patients gave him bottles ...

HPC Pack SP3 Ships and an Update on LINQ to HPC

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Sometimes things just don’t work out the way you’d expect. I mean really, really not the way you expect. Today Microsoft announced Windows Azure HPC Scheduler and HPC Pack 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 that includes updates to the HPC Pack 2008 R2 and a new Windows Azure ...