Clive Watson's Blog

Clive Watson, Datacenter Technical Specialist, Microsoft UK

November, 2006

  • PowerShell week, webcasts and downloads

    I must have missed these at the time, still here is the link if you need to view them (they were made available at the start of November). In the download section (middle right) of the page is download called " Windows PowerShell Week Scripts " - which...
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 Release Candidate

    All the details you'll ever need are here - this seems to a excellent summary and has many useful links.
  • DPM v2 Webcast now available

    I've blogged in the past on DPM v1, here is a Webcast you can view online or download on the new features and abilities in v2...with loads of demo's. SP1 for DPM V1 is also covered. The overview of the session is: Microsoft System Center Data Protection...
  • Technical whitepaper on RDC

    I have no idea how many times a week or month I talk about RDC (it's lots!), so it's always great to see in depth documents for those who wish to take a deep dive into the technology. So here is 15-16 pages of very detailed information - you have been...
  • Tech-Ed IT Forum

    For those like me who couldn't make it, there are some videos going online at the Virtual Side, including one on PowerShell and Virtualization . I'm sure there are more to come...checkout the main page for updates.
  • PowerShell v1.0 available

    So Windows PowerShell v1.0 was declared RTM today and made available for download, the PowerShell blog, VistaTeamBlog and Eileen have more details on this release.
  • Photosynth

    I've had a play with this technology already, it's really good (IMO). What is it, you'll have to skip over to Photsynth to find out fully, here is a taster: The Photosynth Technology Preview is a taste of the newest - and, we hope, most exciting -...
  • Windows Vista ships...

    Well done to the Vista team! Windows Vista is RTM (Released To Manufacturing), see the PressPass site for the announcement and other resources, also take a look at the official Vista blog . Clive
  • Maps.Live.Com

    Now that's a better name (IMO), local.live.com was ok - but http://maps.live.com is much easier to remeber and descriptive :-) and it has 3D views! More details here and on the main page .
  • Pre-prepared VHD files are now available

    I forgot to post this earlier, so I guess you've read this already on John's blog or from the press announcement .