In this video Aaron takes me through the .NET implementation of Akka, a highly concurrent reactive programming model for building scalable systems. Akka.net uses the actor model to help facilitate the creation of distributed systems: all in .NET to boot. Aaron knows exactly what he's talking about when it comes to this framework primarily because he happens to be one of the primary commiters on the project. To learn more:
With Microsoft planning to release a new version of SQL Server every couple of years, your organization should take a new approach to upgrading your SQL Server solution(s) so as to realize numerous benefits and maximize your return on investment. You should consider an upgrade project as an opportunity to make your SQL Server infrastructure more resilient, agile, and optimized. In this session we concentrate on the refactoring opportunities that you can take advantage of to improve performance, manageability, or availability. With useful tips and examples along the way this should prove to be a very practical session that can help you build the case for upgrading SQL Server within your organization.