We bring forward the people behind our products and connect them with those who use them. We think there is a great future in software and we’re excited about it. We want the community to participate in the ongoing conversation. This is the heart of Channel 9. We talk about our work but listen to the customer.

  • Power Platform in the Development World with Clarissa Gillingham | #LessCodeMorePower
    by Golnaz on 7th August 2020 at 15:00

    This episode is a TREAT! Dona and Sarah are joined by Clarissa Gillingham, a Business Applications Engineer at Silversands in the United Kingdom who is not only a Power Platform expert, she is also an amazing storyteller, using a huge amount of creativity to share tips and tricks in the community. Clarissa uses these creativity and storytelling skills in this very episode where she shares with us the journey of the Power Platform in relation to... Mario! This episode is not to be missed!Learn more about Clarissa on LinkedIn and Twitter below:

  • Learning How to Transition Your SQL Server Skills to Azure SQL | Data Exposed
    by Anna Hoffman, Marisa Brasile on 6th August 2020 at 16:00

    Are you interested in learning how to translate your existing SQL Server expertise to Azure SQL including Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instance? In this episode, Bob Ward, Anna Hoffman, and Marisa Brasile announce all-new content on YouTube, Github, and Microsoft Learn to help you become an Azure SQL professional. And, to support you as you learn, you can join Bob & Anna in four-day series of live sessions: learning Azure SQL today:YouTube:, select Workshop: Azure SQL: Learn:[00:45] What launched[01:20] Learning resources & links[02:42] Why this content was created[04:29] Azure SQL Challenge

  • Introduction to Azure SQL for beginners (1 of 61) | Azure SQL for Beginners
    by Anna Hoffman, Marisa Brasile on 5th August 2020 at 15:30

    Azure SQL for beginners is a series to help bring SQL Server professionals to Azure SQL (Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Managed Instance, and SQL Server in Azure VM). In this video, you'll get an overview of how (and why) the series is structured.For the full Azure SQL Fundamentals learning path on Microsoft Learn, visit: the entire series: code on Github:, select Workshop: Azure SQLLearn live:[00:30] What You'll Learn in this Series[01:00] "Meat and Potatoes" of SQL Server in Azure[02:15] Resources

  • What's new with Neural Text to Speech | AI Show
    by Seth Juarez on 4th August 2020 at 17:00

    We’ll talk about our latest progress on Text to Speech, and how you could use it to enable your apps to speak naturally.More Information: CS Text To SpeechText To Speech DocSpeech StudioCreate a Free account (Azure)Deep Learning vs. Machine Learning  Get Started with Machine Learning Don't miss new episodes, subscribe to the AI Show  

  • How Resumable Indexes in SQL Server 2019 Makes Your Job Easier | Data Exposed
    by Anna Hoffman, Marisa Brasile on 4th August 2020 at 16:00

    Microsoft continues to push the envelope on feature capabilities with every release of SQL Server.  One of the more prominent features that was released with Microsoft SQL Server 2019 is the ability to resume or throttle certain index operations. Have you ever want to just stop and then resume an index operation picking up where it left off?  Now you can! This feature alone magnifies the data professionals ability to have deeper granular control on how index operations affect their ecosystem as well as their work-life balance.  In this episode, John Morehouse gives a high-level look at how this feature works and how it can be applied seamlessly to your environment. Resources:Guidelines for online index operationsDenny Cherry & AssociatesAbout John Morehouse:John Morehouse is currently a Consultant with Denny Cherry & Associates living in Louisville, Kentucky. With over 2 decades of technical experience in various industries, John now focuses on the Microsoft Data platform and specializes in Microsoft SQL Server.  He is honored to be a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, VMWare vExpert, 2016 Idera Ace, Friend of Red Gate, Sentry One PAC member & Community Ambassador.  John has a passion around speaking, teaching technical topics and giving back to the technical community as much as possible.  He is a user group leader, SQL Saturday organizer, and former PASS regional mentor. He is also a blogger, avid tweeter, and a frequent speaker at SQL Saturday's as well as other conferences.  If you want to find John, you can find him on Twitter (@sqlrus) or on his blog.About MVPs:Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. They are always on the "bleeding edge" and have an unstoppable urge to get their hands on new, exciting technologies. They have very deep knowledge of Microsoft products and services, while also being able to bring together diverse platforms, products and solutions, to solve real world problems. MVPs make up a global community of over 4,000 technical experts and community leaders across 90 countries/regions and are driven by their passion, community spirit, and quest for knowledge. Above all and in addition to their amazing technical abilities, MVPs are always willing to help others - that's what sets them apart. Learn more:

  • Packaging and deploying .NET Core for Linux - Part 2 | On .NET
    by Cecil Phillip, Rich Lander on 4th August 2020 at 14:28

    In this episode, Rich sits down with Todd Gardner to talk about his team's experience with building a real commercial product with .NET Core.[00:50] - The good and not so good of choosing .NET Core[05:15] - Sometimes things change[07:05] - Thinking about performance Useful LinksHost ASP.NET Core on Linux with NginxVisual Studio publish profiles (.pubxml) for ASP.NET Core app deploymentTrackJSRequest MetricsThe Building of Request Metrics (YouTube Channel) 

  • TWC9: .NET 5.0 Preview 7, Git News, Windows Terminal 1.2, and more! | This Week On Channel 9
    by Christina Warren on 1st August 2020 at 20:34

    We are back with another episode of This Week on Channel 9! Join us as Christina, clad in a Ben Gibbord classic, catches you up on the latest developer news.[00:35] - .NET 5.0 Preview 7 is now available![01:23] - Windows Terminal 1.2 Preview and Customization Tips[02:24] - Git New Roundup (Git 2.28.0 and GitHub Roadmap)[03:50] - Notebook Palooza - Gather Extension[04:36] - Notebook Palooza - Native Notebooks for Python in VS Code[05:12] - Notebook Palooza - Notebook Mode in PowerShell[06:00] - New Windows Developer Landing Page and WinDEV GitHub Repo[06:38] - Ch9 Content! Azure Friday, On .NET, and The IoT Show[07:14] - Christina's Pick(s) of the Week ( isn't Taylor Swift's Folklore)[08:16] - Christina's second pick of the week - you too, can own merch to commemorate a pop cultural disasterPlease leave a comment or email us at Follow @CH9 Follow @CH9 Create a Free Account (Azure) 

  • Introducing the next generation of Azure Stack HCI | Azure Friday
    by Scott Hanselman, Rob Caron on 31st July 2020 at 14:00

    Scott Hanselman sits down with Cosmos Darwin to learn about Azure Stack HCI, which is a new host operating system for hyperconverged infrastructure. Delivered as an Azure service, Azure Stack HCI provides the latest and up to date security, performance, and feature updates. To illustrate the flexibility of Azure Stack HCI, Cosmos also shows his "cluster in a wooden box" - a self-contained, battery-powered datacenter built into a custom-made wooden briefcase.[0:00:00]- Introduction[0:00:28]- Episode start[0:02:37]- Unpacking Azure Stack HCI[0:05:13]- Demo: Azure Stack HCI in the Azure portal[0:08:35]- Demo: Seamlessly replicate VMs to Azure[0:10:18]- A cluster in a wooden box[0:12:32]- Azure Stack HCI use cases, hardware, and cost[0:14:40]- Episode wrap-upAzure Stack HCI overviewAzure Stack HCI documentationAzure Stack HCI announcement blog postcluster in a wooden box (ciwb) on LinkedInAzure Stack HCI Overview white paperCreate a free account (Azure)

  • Performance with Profiling Part 3: Profiling and Production | Visual Studio Toolbox
    by Robert Green, Leslie Richardson [MSFT] on 30th July 2020 at 15:18

    In part 3 of our multi-part series on performance profiling, PM Esteban Herrera shows us how to profile apps once they are in production. Previous episodes in the profiling series:Part 1: An introductionPart 2: Choosing the right toolLearn more about profiling in VS here:

  • ARM Series #5: Variables | The DevOps Lab
    by AbelSquidHead on 28th July 2020 at 14:00

    Variables are very useful in all king of scenarios to simplify things. Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates aren't an exception and the variable will offer great flexibility. In this chapter, we will explain how you can use variables inside your template to make them easier to read, or to use.  Jump To: [01:47] Simplify the template using variables to make it easier to read[03:30] Simplify our parameter to make the template easy to use[07:39] Best practicesLearn More: Code SamplesParameters in Azure Resource Manager TemplatesBest practices - variablesAzure DevOps DocsWrite Cool CodeGitHub ActionsCreate a Free Azure DevOps Account

  • The Intersection of Microservices, Domain-Driven Design and Entity Framework Core | Focus on Microservices
    by Julie Lerman on 23rd July 2020 at 00:17

    Domain-Driven Design (DDD) provides much of the strategic design guidance that we can use to determine the boundaries around and interactions between Microservices in our solutions. DDD also follows up with tactical design patterns for your business logic. In this session we'll take a look at some of these patterns and how EF Core naturally, or with some additional configuration, persists the data that your microservices depend on.

  • Welcome to .NET Conf: Focus on Microservices | Focus on Microservices
    by Scott Hunter, David Fowler on 22nd July 2020 at 23:55

    Scott and David from the .NET team kick off the day with .NET Core features, roadmap and lots of demos of building microservices with .NET.

  • The History of Visual Studio Code | Microsoft Build 2020
    by Erich Gamma, Asim Hussain, Simona Cotin on 26th May 2020 at 16:02

    We speak to the creator of Visual Studio Code about the early challenges to now becoming the most popular development environment in the world.

  • Mark Russinovich on Azure innovation and more! | Microsoft Build 2020
    by Mark Russinovich, Seth Juarez on 21st May 2020 at 03:56

    Join Seth and Mark in a conversation discussing Azure innovation, cloud native programming models, and other exciting technology.

  • The Journey to One .NET | Microsoft Build 2020
    by Scott Hunter, Scott Hanselman on 19th May 2020 at 18:59

    Get the latest updates in .NET Core and how you can be more productive building apps that run on any platform or device. Learn about some of the exciting things we're working on for .NET 5 and beyond.

  • C# Today & Tomorrow | Microsoft Build 2020
    by Mads Torgersen, Dustin Campbell on 19th May 2020 at 18:59

    With C# 8 recently shipped, we paint the big picture: we lay out where the C# and Visual Studio experience is headed. We'll also show you early glimpses of what we're currently thinking with C# 9.

  • Keynote: Xamarin All The Things | Focus on Xamarin
    by Amanda Silver, David Ortinau, Maddy Leger on 18th March 2020 at 15:37

    Join Maddy, David, and Amanda as they kick off a day full of Xamarin and .NET. Find out what is new and awesome for Xamarin developers to build stunning cross-platform mobile apps with .NET and Visual Studio. You do not want to miss out!For more information on Xamarin head over to

  • Welcome to Blazor | Focus on Blazor
    by Daniel Roth on 8th January 2020 at 19:58

    Welcome to the event including status of the product and what you can do with it today!For more information head over to