Clive Watson's Blog

Clive Watson, Datacenter Technical Specialist, Microsoft UK

September, 2005

  • More Data Protection Manager (DPM)...

    It's been a while since I mentioned DPM in this blog, but we shouldn't have long to wait for the release of DPM (no official announcement of the date yet, keep an eye on the DPM website ), but judging by the interest I've had when talking to customers...
  • ADS 1.1 released

    It's been a busy few days...ADS 1.1 is now available for download here : Key features include support for deploying Windows X64 servers, as well as bundling the Virtual Server Migration Toolkit into the package as well !!
  • Virtual Server 2005 is now available on MSDN & TechNet

    For all those that have asked this question many times, Virtual Server is now available to download from MSDN, for more details see here . Update: TechNet Plus subscribers have been asking for Virtual Server 2005 since it released. Virtual Server...
  • HPC goes to Beta 1

    I've no idea how many times recently I've been asked when this product is going to be released - but it's a lot. Beta 1 is now availble for more info read the Window Server Division blog or take a look at the updated HPC pages on Microsoft.com.
  • Managing Connected Systems

    This information became available sometime this month (just noticed it myself), this is an architecture and design series, so if you are interested in connected systems or wish to align business architecture and IT architecture through modelling then...
  • One step forward...

    It's always nice when after a struggle something finally goes right...today was one of those days. After a few attempts at creating a caching server for workstation server and builds over a number of weeks (using internal MS technology...currently). I...
  • Installing the Virtual Server Administration Web site on a Separate Computer

    Microsoft Virtual Server can be configured so that the Virtual Server service and the Administration Web site, with its corresponding installation of IIS, are on different computers. You may want to install the Administration Web site on a different physical...