You may think that there is much in SQL Server that appears to work as if by magic? And you would be right! But despite this magic, everything is actually quite easy to understand. This 500-level report contains information about the internal data storage format in SQL Server (MDF files), as well as about how you can work with the data using only a hex editor. You will learn about how SQL Server stores internal metadata for objects and about how you can find and read the data on the disk.
Nowadays, you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network wherever you go – at homes, coffee shops, malls, hotels, even on air-planes! Have you ever wondered who else is connected to all these networks? With Windows 10’s DNS Service Discovery (DNS-SD) API, you can create apps that discover other devices over the same network. In this session, we’ll take a look at how the DNS-SD API can be used for creating multi-user applications without needing to setup a web server or any other complex systems; all you need is for all devices to be on the same network! Speaker: Jay Mahendru
WebSockets has heralded the coming of the real-time web, enabling amazing new experiences in your web browser and connected device. But new paradigms bring new challenges. What about clients that don’t have WebSockets support? How do real-time web features affect the scalability of my web application? How do I organize persistently connected users into logical groups for efficient message delivery? Oh, and make it really, really simple. In this session, learn how ASP.NET SignalR does all this and more.