Microsoft’s Azure data warehouse is a cloud hosted PaaS offering. Which implies compute and storage resources are managed by Microsoft / Azure fabric. Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities occur which are supposed to be transparent, i.e. should not impact the platform. This is a false assumption. On some occasions maintenance will impact the platform. For … Continue reading Azure Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Errors #1: cancelled transactions
Haven’t been able to log onto Gears of War online (versus), I think it’s down too along with the Taiwan internet connection. Update #1: seems this down time is not limited to GoW, apart from voice and video chat all Xbox live games are inaccessable. Blogged with Flock
This is the gaming combination of the future, which simply means I have a Nintendo Wii and an XBOX 360. A new trend emerging from this whole next gen console wars is emerging. having two consoles is going to become the norm. for example people with a Wii and a PS3 would have a wiis3 … Continue reading wii360 / wii60
James Surowiecki an editor/contributor of the New Yorker belives that the console war has claimed it’s forst victim (in a good way) and that Nintendo would be content with third place. my comments to follow shortly.
Judging by my recent posts you can tell that I have some Nintendo Fanboy genes. Anyway I read an article on the BBC about the Wii, which got me thinking about what Nintendo needs in other to maintain momentum. Physics 101- Newtons law of motion states that a body would continue in its state of … Continue reading Why Nintendo needs games with more depth
Following my last post here. One comment I received moved me to post this response: Comment: I think Microsoft will attempt the purchase…. not Apple. It will be a very smart move for chairman Bill and Co. they will take the market lead in the video games market (especially in Japan) and crush Sony in … Continue reading Why Apple, and not Microsoft for Nintendo