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Using Preprocessor Directives in C#

Bipin Joshi shows you how to use C# preprocessor directives to instruct the C# compiler to alter the compilation process in some way. For example you may instruct the C# compiler that a particular block of code be excluded from the compilation process.

Working with Promises in Windows Store Apps

To deal with the complexity involved in asynchronous programming, Windows Store apps make use of what is known as a Promise. At code level a promise is an object that represents the result of an asynchronous operation and returns a value at some future point in time. This article discusses what Promises are and also shows how to use them in a Windows Store app.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.

Using Lists and Stacks in .NET

Did you ever stop to thoroughly explore some of the more esoteric types, Lists and Stacks, that are available in the .NET collections namespace?

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  • This ESG study by Mark Peters evaluated a common industry-standard disk VTl deduplication system (with 15:1 reduction ratio) versus a tape library with LTO-5, drives with full nightly backups, over a five-year period.  The scenarios included replicated systems and offsite tape vaults.  In all circumstances, the TCO for VTL with deduplication ranged from about 2 to 4 times more expensive than the LTO-5 tape library TCO. The paper shares recent ESG research and lots more. 

  • For the third consecutive year, Neustar surveyed hundreds of companies on distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Neustar's survey reveals evidence that the DDoS attack landscape is changing. The number of companies attacked is up, but attack duration is down. Larger attacks are more common, but most attacks are still less than 1 Gbps. More than half of attacked companies reported theft of funds, data or intellectual property. Read the full report to learn how DDoS attacks have evolved in both strategy …

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