February, 2009

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta - Live Migration Architecture and Step by Step Guide

    Two new documents were released recently that describe the new Hyper-V features in Windows Server 2008 R2 currently in Beta and how to implement them in a test environment. The first document details the much discussed Live Migration feature and the architecture...
  • Azure Services Training Kit - February Update

    Following up on yesterday's post, today an updated Azure Services Training Kit was released: The Azure Services Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to help...
  • FAST Search and SharePoint News

    Microsoft Enterprise Search Goes Deep and Wide "Today at FAST forward’09 in Las Vegas, Microsoft provided a glimpse into the fruits of their efforts: FAST Search for SharePoint, a new search server that will add the high-end search capabilities of...
  • Microsoft Research: Peering into the future of Cloud Computing

    Microsoft has created a new group within Microsoft Research called Cloud Computing Futures headed by Dan Reed , who has a long history in academia and is a former director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications . An interview with him...
  • Getting Started with Azure and Microsoft Cloud Computing

    Here are a couple resources for getting started learning about Microsoft's cloud computing strategy: " The Azure Services Platform is an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. The Azure Services Platform...