September, 2007

  • Windows Server 2008 Quality of Service Settings

    We all wish we could control the network usage patterns of our networks. Imagine if you could specify which computers could use 10MBsec of a gigabit Ethernet network, and which could use 1MBsec. Even better would be to be able to set aside or prioritize...
  • Tafiti and Silverlight

    Tafiti sounds like a new kind of super sugary candy for kids but trust me it's not. Instead it is a search engine wrapped in Silverlight, and you really need to check it out. www.tafiti.com My good friend and mentor Matt Hestor has posted a recorded video...
  • It's Official! Virtualization in Windows Server 2008 RC0

    Keith Combs Blog is showcasing what I think is the only screencast currently available demonstrating the latest Virtualization bits to be included with Windows Server 2008. Want to know what a hypervisor is? Ever heard of Veridian? What the difference...
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager

    Virtualization is upon us. It is not trivial to think of managing large number of virtual machines. In response to the obvious need Microsoft introduces System Center Virtual Machine Manager. My friend and coworker Keith Combs has recorded a great screencast...
  • Windows Server 2008 Server Manager

    As an IT professional I remember the days of having to move from tool to tool inside the Windows Interface in order to successfully manage my servers. Even with the use of the Microsoft Management Console there was still way to much maneuvering for my...