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Yellowstone - Day 5 and 6

We slept in late (well for us a least) and didn’t get out the door until 8:00 am. We set out for the Wildlife Loop in Custer State Park, SD. No sooner did we drive...

Yellowstone - Day 4

We left the Bad Lands of South Dakota early and headed for the Interstate. First stop was the National Minuteman Missile Launch Facility. The park service runs tours of the old cold war missile silos...

Yellowstone - Day 2 and 3

We made a mad dash across Minnesota and then South Dakota to the bad lands. The wind continue to persist for most of the trip which limited me to 55 mph. The landscape goes by...

Yellowstone - Day one

Ok, so we’re off and rolling. We left Ann Arbor, MI about 6:00 am. We’ve rented a 19 ft travel trailer that I’m towing behind my 6 cylinder Trailblazer. I mention this because after fighting...

Friday Links #6

I’m on vacation in Yellowstone for the next couple of weeks so this will be the last “techy” post until I return. I will post pictures of trip here along the way if I get...

FreeSnap 1.3 and Desk Drive in the Wild

It’s been about a week now since I released version 1.3 of FreeSnap. Haven’t heard a peep out of anyone as to problems. Guess I must be writing perfect code :). Really folks, I’m curious...

Yellowstone

We’re headed out West next week for a long over due vacation. The plan is rent a pull-behind trailer and drive out to Yellowstone via the Bad Lands. I’ve spent a fair amount of time...

WCF timings with different bindings

I was curious how WCF timings compared using different transport bindings. Here’s what I came up with: Buffered WSHttpBinding : time=00:00:00.7206547, length=11520054 NetTcpBinding : time=00:00:00.5371746, length=11520054 Streaming BasicHttpBinding : time=00:00:00.9087755, length=11520054 NetTcpBinding : time=00:00:01.8869526, length=11520054...

Friday Links #5

Microsoft Project Code Named “Velocity” - “Velocity” is a distributed in-memory application cache platform for developing scalable, available, and high-performance applications. “Velocity” fuses memory across multiple computers to give a single unified cache view to...

PDC 2008

I just finished signing up for the PDC 2008 in October in Los Angeles. If any one reading this blog is attending and interested in meeting, leave a comment and I’ll setup a time for...
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