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Case of the Unexplained
Infrastructure Services on Windows Azure: Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks|
This session gives an overview of the new Windows Azure infrastructure services (IaaS), including support for Windows Server and Linux persistent virtual machines, new networking capabilities for hybrid applications and on-premises/cloud connectivity, and support for applications that consist of PaaS and IaaS roles. Mark explains how IaaS fits into Windows Azure to extend existing server applications to cloud and shows demonstrations of IaaS VM deployment and complex multi-VM applications.
Windows Azure Internals|
Mark Russinovich goes under the hood of the Microsoft datacenter operating system. Intended for developers who have already gotten their hands dirty with Windows Azure and understand its basic concepts, this session gives an inside look at the architectural design of the Windows Azure compute platform. Learn about Microsoft’s data center architecture, what goes on behind the scenes when you deploy and update a Windows Azure app and how it monitors and responds to the health of machines, its own components, and the apps it hosts.
Introduction to Windows Azure: The Cloud Operating System|
Join Mark Russinovich for an overview of Microsoft’s new cloud OS. Assuming no prior knowledge of Windows Azure, this session will start by explaining the Windows Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) app philosophy and how it differs from that of traditional server apps. Then, demonstrating key concepts with a real Windows Azure service built and deployed to the cloud, we’ll describe the Windows Azure service model, including concepts like update and fault domains. The session will then conclude by discussing the different service update options and detail the recovery steps Windows Azure follows when it detects that a service or a hardware device has failed.
Inside Windows Azure: The Cloud Operating System|
Mark Russinovich goes under the hood of Microsoft’s new cloud OS. Intended for developers who have already gotten their hands dirty with Windows Azure and understand its basic concepts, this session gives an inside look at the architectural design of Windows Azure’s compute platform. You’ll learn about Microsoft’s data center architecture, what goes on behind the scenes when you deploy and update a Windows Azure app and how it monitors and responds to the health of machines, its own components and the apps it hosts.
Channel 9: Mark Russinovich: Windows Azure, Cloud Operating Systems and Platform as a Service|
Mark talks about what he’s working on in the Windows Azure team, why the world is moving to the cloud, and what Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) means and how Windows Azure delivers PaaS.
Windows 7 Developer Bootcamp: Core Kernel Changes|
Mark, Arun Kishan and Landy Wang describe many of the core improvements to Windows that make Windows 7 more reliable, responsive, and scalable than previous versions of Windows. Learn about the kernel dispatcher lock and other parallelization, large page support, memory footprint reduction, NUMA enhancements, and more.
Tech-Ed North America 2011: Mysteries of Windows Memory Management Revealed, Part 1|
Tech-Ed North America 2011: Mysteries of Windows Memory Management Revealed, Part 2
If you want to know the difference between System Committed memory and Process Committed memory, wondered what all those memory numbers shown by Task Manager really mean, or want to gain insight into the memory-related impact of a process, then this talk is for you. Watch Mark in this on-demand webcast from North America 2011.
Pushing the Limits of Windows|
Watch as Mark explains Windows limits related to object handles, virtual memory and physical memory. Along the way he explains where the limits come from and how to monitor your applications so that you're warned when they approach the limits and so that you can size your systems to accommodate their resource requirements.
Inside Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtualization and VHD Improvements|
Mark takes you inside new Windows virtualization and VHD features, including live VM migration, core parking and timer coalescing, hypervisor power management support, and new hardware-assisted guest memory management. He delivers the entire presentation from a Windows installation that was booted from VHD to show you how Windows implements a native VHD stack and how the boot architecture has changed to accommodate booting from VHD images.
Windows Hang and Crash Dump Analysis |
Watch the recording of Mark's top-rated TechEd session in this free webcast from Microsoft TechNet. Learn to analyze Microsoft Windows crash dumps, diagnose the cause, pinpoint a solution, and resolve the problem. Intended for system administrators, this webcast explains how system crashes occur and what happens when you reboot a crashed system. Mark leads you through the crash dump analysis process step by step, introducing the latest tools from Microsoft and handy tricks for isolating the cause of a crash.
Channel 9: Mark Russinovich goes Inside Windows 7|
Mark talks about kernel changes in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, including the removal of the scheduler's dispatcher lock, support for up to 256 CPUs, boot from VHD, MinWin, core parking for power savings and more.
Channel 9: Mark Russinovich: Inside Windows 7 Redux|
In a follow-on to the previous Inside Windows 7 discussion, Mark digs into the insides of Windows 7, way deep down in the system (the culmative effects of which help to make Windows 7 Microsoft's most reliable, scalable and efficient general purpose operating system to date).
Channel 9: Mark talks about working at Microsoft, Windows Server 2008's kernel, MinWin vs ServerCore and Hyper-V|
Channel 9 chats with Technical Fellow and
Sysinternals founder Mark Russinovich to dig a bit into what's new in the Windows Server 2008 kernel. Of course, we talk about many things including HyperV, application virtualization, kernel architecture, and more....
License to Kill: Malware Hunting with the Sysinternals Tools|
This session provides an overview of several Sysinternals tools, including Process Monitor, Process Explorer, and Autoruns, focusing on the features useful for malware analysis and removal. These utilities enable deep inspection and control of processes, file system and registry activity, and autostart execution points. You will see demos for their malware-hunting capabilities through several real-world cases that used the tools to identify and clean malware, and conclude by performing a live analysis of a Stuxnet infection’s system impact.
Zero Day: A Non-Fiction View|
Mark makes the case for how his hit cyberthriller, Zero Day, is likely to be realized in non-fiction form in this 20-minute short version of his well-popular RSA Conference session.
Zero Day Malware Cleaning with the Sysinternals Tools|
Slides from Mark’s highly-rated Blackhat US 2011 presentation on how to use the Sysinternals tools to hunt down and eliminate malware.
Windows Vista User Account Control Internals |
In this TechEd/ITForum session Mark goes inside the various technologies that come under the umbrella name User Account Control (UAC), explaining their role and how the work. Mark concludes with a look at how UAC will affect the evolution of malware.
Channel 9: Mark Talks about Windows Security and Core Architecture |
Check out Mark’s Channel 9 interview where he talks about how he got started with Windows internals, new security features in Windows Vista, User Account Control, and what he’s doing at Microsoft.
Springboard Virtual Roundtables
Mark Hosts the Windows Intune Technology Tune-up|
Tune into this recorded webcast of Mark and a panel of IT professionals and representatives of the Windows Intune team as they discuss the challenges of managing PCs and the ways that Windows Intune can help.
The Last Mile: Pilot and Deploy Windows 7|
Get insights and the real story behind the adoption of Windows 7 from Microsoft Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich, Microsoft product experts, and real IT professionals adopting Windows 7 in their organizations. From planning and testing to measuring the success of pilot and deploying Windows 7 in an enterprise organization, this is an open and honest dialogue about deployment challenges, tools, and best practices.
Windows 7 Application Compatibility Part 1|
Join Mark Russinovich and a panel of experts to get your questions answered on the most common challenges around application compatibility. Learn about different compatibility technologies in Windows 7 and ways to get incompatible applications to run on Windows 7 (shims, etc.). Whether you're coming from a legacy operating system or just making some upgrades, you won't want to miss this discussion.
Windows 7 Application Compatibility Part 2 - Virtualization|
Hear from Microsoft Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich and a panel of experts on how virtualization tools can help you with application compatibility concerns whether you're migrating from Windows Vista or Windows XP, reduce testing times, expedite deployment, and streamline PC management.
Windows 7 - To the Beta and Beyond|
Watch as Mark Russinovich and a panel of subject matter experts discuss what's in store for IT pros with Windows 7. Learn about the evolution of features like Group Policy, BitLocker To Go, DirectAccess, BranchCache, and AppLocker then get tips on troubleshooting, deployment, and application compatibility.
Let's Talk Windows Vista Security|
Delve into Windows Vista secure deployment strategies, configurations, and best practices with Mark Russinovich and a panel from TechNet Springboard Videos.
Windows Vista Adoption and Deployment|
Learn about challenges, solutions, and workarounds from IT pros that have deployed Windows Vista.
Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable, Windows 7: To the Beta and Beyond|
See Mark Russinovich and a panel of subject matter experts for a live discussion of what's in store for IT pros with Windows® 7. Learn about the evolution of features like Group Policy, BitLocker™ To Go, DirectAccess, BranchCache™, and Software Restriction then get tips on troubleshooting, deployment, and application compatibility. Bring your questions -- Mark and the panel will answer as many as they can during the hour-long event, then publish the rest in a Q&A after the event.