Clive Watson's Blog

Clive Watson, Datacenter Technical Specialist, Microsoft UK

October, 2006

  • NYSE Moves to Windows Clusters...

    I just came across this article on bink.nu (brilliant site btw), here is a snippet: Until a few months ago, the clearing and billing system for NYSE Group Inc.’s stock options exchange consisted of about 800 discrete Cobol programs running on an IBM mainframe...
  • Microsoft Security Intelligence Report

    James ( Microsoft Forefront ) mentioned this great document to our team this week, which offers a perspective on trends for malicious and potentially unwanted software in the first six months of 2006. For the download go here . Microsoft Corporation has...
  • Exchange Management Shell

    I'm surprised Brett didn't blog about this, but we released a guide to the shell features for Exchange, yesterday, the shell features are PowerShell based, read this for the key benefits provided to Exchange admin's and dev's.
  • Can you help with "Centro"?

    Kevin asks for your help with "Centro", find out what he wants and what "Centro" is on his blog .
  • VHD format licence will change

    You will see that the VHD licence is no longer royalty-free, from now on it will be OSP (Open Specification Promise), " an irrevocable promise from Microsoft to every individual and organization in the world to make use of this patented technology for...