Showing posts with label Poster. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Poster. Show all posts

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Now that's a Big Big Data poster...

KDNuggets - Huge Big Data Poster and Reference

What is a Data Scientist, What questions should we ask of databases, Visual techniques, Statistical algorithms, Privacy, and more.

By Bob Gourley, June 2014.
This poster was created by analysts at Altamira.

If you are an analyst, enterprise architect, CIO, CTO, CISO, CFO or even a business executive seeking insights into the nature of modern data solutions you will find the poster below to be a fantastic resource.

Click to expand it to full view. Download and print and post on your wall to periodically review and to continue to ensure you are thinking of the many related elements of analytical solutions. The graphic was produced by three of the most highly regarded practitioners of real world data solutions I know, with contributions and mentorship of by one of the nation’s great enterprise architects.

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Download "Do You Know Big Data?" poster here

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Because every big data dude needs a big big data poster!

Monday, April 21, 2014

Microsoft Posters Curah!

Curah! - Microsoft Posters

There are some great Microsoft posters around to provide visual representations of MS products, features, processes and solutions. This page captures those so that you can access them from a single location.

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(via Kurt Shintaku's Blog - DOWNLOAD: Microsoft Posters collection)

I might be sorry I'm highlighting this. Not because the content isn't great, but I've just got bad feeling about Curah!. I have to wonder at its lifespan. Personally, I'm thinking about doing something like this, but using a public OneNote Notebook instead. Kind of, sort of the same thing, aren't they? Heck, I wonder if OneNote couldn't replace my blog! :P

In the mean time, this is still a cool resource and nice to have all these in one spot.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Microsoft Open Specifications Posters v2 released (Think "Wow, that's allot of spec's" Posters)

Microsoft Downloads - Open Specifications Posters

The Open Specifications Posters (PDF format) make it easy for interoperability developers to explore the Open Specifications overview documents for Office client, Lync, SharePoint, Office file formats, Exchange Server, SQL Server, and Windows.

Version: 5.0

Date Published: 2/21/2014

ExchangeOpenSpecPoster.pdf, 556 KB

MicrosoftOpenSpecPoster - Accessiblility Version.pdf, 336 KB

OfficeLyncOpenSpecPoster.pdf, 669 KB

SharePointOpenSpecPoster.pdf, 606 KB

SQLOpenSpecPoster.pdf, 1,011 KB

WindowsOpenSpecPoster.pdf, 1.0 MB

The Open Specifications Posters (PDF format) make it easy for interoperability developers to explore the Open Specifications overview documents for Office client, Lync, SharePoint, Office file formats, Exchange Server, SQL Server, and Windows. The posters display, by functional area, the protocols, file formats, and related technologies, as described in each overview document. A high-contrast poster is also provided for those with visual accessibility needs that contains listings for all functional areas .

Some cube art to help when you get visited by the "Microsoft is closed and the devil" guy (I know you know that guy...)

Here's a snap of the Windows PDF;

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Microsoft Format and Specification Documentation Refresh ("Significantly changed technical content") [Updated: Includes updates for Office 15 Technical Preview ]
Microsoft Office File Formats and Microsoft Office Protocols Documentation Refreshed
Microsoft Office File Formats and Protocols documentation updated for Office 2010 (Think “Now with added ‘X’ flavor… DocX, PptX, XlsX, etc”)

Microsoft Open Specifications Poster

XAML Language Specification (as in the in the full XAML, WPF and Silverlight XAML Specs)

"Microsoft SQL Server Data Portability Documentation"

MS-PST file format specification released. Yep, the full and complete specification for Outlook PST’s is now just a download away.
Microsoft Office (DOC, XLS, PPT) Binary File Format Specifications Released – We’re talking the full technical specification… (The [MS-DOC].pdf alone is 553 pages of very dense specification information)
DOC, XLS and PPT Binary File Format Specifications Released (plus WMF, Windows Compound File [aka OLE 2.0 Structured Storage] and Ink Serialized Format Specifications and Translator to XML news)

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The .NET Universe Poster for 2013 is now available

Microsoft Downloads - .NET Universe 2013 Poster

.NET Universe Poster (2013) showing the main .NET SDKs, libraries and packages classified by application type and package type (NuGet, official support, etc.)

Version: 0.9

Date Published: 8/22/2013

NET_Universe_Poster_2013.zip, 15.6 MB

This poster shows how the trends are changing in .NET as we´re moving from a single large .NET Framework to a more loosely coupled and autonomous libraries and sub-frameworks, many of them even published as NuGet packages and evolving continuously. The number of those libs and packages is evolving and growing, so having a visual photo of it can be helpful. The main idea of the poster is to show that you can create any kind of application with .NET, from the largest applications to the smaller apps: in the cloud, on the web, on desktops, tablets, phones, and in embedded environments (even watches!). Any of those application types is shown as category/bucket in the poster and within each bucket we´re tossing the main libraries/SDKs/packages out. Then we´re also showing cross-cutting concerns buckets like Security, Data Access, and .NET Extension libs. The main categories are the following: - Emerging application patterns (Mobile, Web & Cloud) - Established application patterns (Desktop and Embedded) - Cross-Cutting concerns Finally, the poster is putting a check/mark on every lib/SDK bullet depending if they are or not complaint with the following: - NuGet package - Open Source - Microsoft Official Supported You can print it out or use it as in electronic format (.PDF). Using the electronic format (.PDF) allows you to access each content URL/page related.

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And as you would expect, there are active links in the PDF to help take you to the respective tech...

Friday, November 23, 2012

Windows Phone 8 API QuickStart Poster

IT Connection Manager - Windows Phone 8 API Mapping Poster

Find the Windows Phone API Quick Start Here [GD: Post leached in full... which would be hard to no do since there was only the one sentence... ;]

I picked up one of these 20" x 26" posters at //build/ 2012 and not only did it survive packing and the flight home, but is actually up on my wall... (You know how that goes, you grab tons of stuff at conferences, but how much of that stuff gets unpacked and used when you get home? )

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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Windows Azure Cloud Poster

umits Windows Azure Blog - Publicly Available - Windows Azure Poster

"Sometimes  pictures will tell you more than words. If you like fancy pictures summarizing the ideas I've good news for you.

Windows Azure Poster has been published, you can download it here and print it." [GD: Post Leached in full]

I'm just a sucker for cube-art... This 39x26" Poster for Azure, created 10/29/2012, looks great to you explain the bigger Azure picture to someone. In short, it's not an uber-dev poster, but a 30,000 foot view of Azure, which makes it a nice starting point for further exploration.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Server Posterpedia - Your Windows 8 App Store Microsoft Poster Portal

TONYSO - Free-as-in-beer Microsoft Poster App

Many of you saw this app at TechEd NA and TechEd Europe and asked "When can I get it?"

It's heeeere: http://apps.microsoft.com/webpdp/en-US/app/server-posterpedia/f988071c-66dc-4281-8028-637ac0f09061

Free-as-in-beer.

I'll post a vid on YT soon so you can see it in action. Seeing it in action explains all. You want to see it in action. Download it from the store now. Did I mention it was free as in no charge costs nothing?

Think, poster-as-table-of-contents-for-technology-information. Think "Minority Report". Think "the presentation IS the information." Think  "infographics".

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Windows Store - Server Posterpedia

Server Posterpedia is an interactive app that uses technical posters as a reference for understanding Microsoft technologies.

Simple app, but if it's updated regularly with new posters I think it might be pretty cool...

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster – aka The perfect Hyper-V Geek Cube Wallpaper
Sea Dragon + Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster = Something you can view without your eyes bleeding…

Microsoft Open Specifications Poster
Posters, posters, and many more posters. More than enough to cover your cube walls (and more)

What’s new in C# 4.0 and four ASP.Net MVC posters added to DRP/www.drp.co.za
TFS Roles and Security Quick Reference Poster
Ever wondered what a diagram of the TFS 2008 Team Build Process would look like? Wonder no more...
New TFS & PowerShell (Beta) Posters from DRP
TFS (and many more) Posters

What’s New in Visual Studio 2010, the Quick Reference Poster…
HTML5 Reference Poster