Time Cockpit Blog

At the BIG>DAYS 2011, the largest roadshow of Microsoft in Austria with approx. 1,700 visitors, I do a session about parallel programming together with Andreas Schabus. In the session we start with the basics of parallel programming in .NET 4 and C# 4. Based on that we discuss the importance of parallel programming in Windows Azure and do demos for scaling out compute tasks into the cloud as well as a demo for parallel querying using the concept of horizontal sharding in the SQL Azure database layer.

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The other day, a friend of mine asked me for a list containing the time he began work, when he went home, the hours he spent working and the seconds he was on break. At first I thought about implementing a python script to do it, but it turns out that our custom query language, TCQL, has enough power built-in to do it. We can therefore solve this by creating a list definition.

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