David Strome's Blog

A Microsofty's ramblings on Exchange Server and other stuff.

David Strome's Blog

  • WorldWide Telescope Part 2

    Robert Scoble posted his interview with Curtis Wong from Microsoft Research. The interview includes a demo of the phenomenal WorldWide Telescope project. You can view the video here: http://www.fastcompany.tv/video/exclusive-first-look-worldwide-telescope...
  • WorldWide Telescope

    On Wednesday, Microsoft Research announced a new product called WorldWide Telescope (let's call it WWT). Imagine exploring images from the best telescopes across the globe and in space, calling up related data, stories and statistics on objects that you...
  • Exchange Server 2007 SP1 and Single Label Domain Names

    I've received questions on the past regarding this issue so wanted to post this update here. Ed Beck from our Exchange Supportability team posted an article on the Microsoft Exchange Team blog Friday with an update about Active Directory domains with...
  • February 2008 Exchange Server 2007 Documentation Updates

    Check out the Exchange Server 2007 documentation update notes for a list of topics that were updated today in our February refresh. We also released an updated Exchange Management Shell help file . This help update brings the Exchange Management Shell...
  • Campus Expansion

    Microsoft is currently going through one of its biggest campus expansions, well, ever. Back in 2006 we announced that we were spending $1Billion to add 3.1 million square feet of office space around our main campus and the Puget Sound area. A major portion...
  • Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Featured in TechNet Magazine

    In case you missed it, check out the December 2007 edition of TechNet Magazine which focuses on Exchange Server 2007 SP1. The Exchange-related feature articles included in this edition of TechNet Magazine are: 16 New Features in Exchange Server 2007 Service...
  • JungleDisk, Amazon S3 and Windows Home Server

    A couple posts ago I talked about my personal ( disclaimer ) Windows Home Server. I store some of my data on the server and am gradually moving stuff over to it from my PCs. As excellent as the home server is, it currently doesn't allow you to perform...
  • Categories in Outlook 2007

    Like most Microsofties, I flirt with information overload almost on a daily basis. One of the things that you must learn how to do when you start at Microsoft is how to determine what information is relevant and important, what's relevant but not necessarily...
  • Disclaimer

    These postings are provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confer no rights. The contents of this site are my own personal opinions and may not necessarily represent the views of Microsoft Corporation. In addition, my thoughts and opinions often change...
  • Happy New Year!

    I just want to send out a huge Happy New Year to everyone out there (ok so it's only 8:30PM here but I'm such a wild child I'm sure I'll be lights-out by 10). Hope you have a fun and safe new year's eve and a prosperous 2008!   David.
  • Exchange Management Shell Tips and Quick Reference

    I'm sitting here watching downhill skiing (a Canadian finished third! woo!), recovering from Christmas and a nasty cold. Colds aren't fun. But getting one at Christmas is just wrong. So I'm planted in an easy chair, staring at the TV. Bored. I've even...
  • Me and my Stay at Home Server

    Hello. My name's David, and I have a stay at home server. It backs up my computers. It centralizes my data. It even lets me access my files and computers on my network from the Internet. I'm proud of my stay at home server. What is my stay at home server...
  • Exchange Server 2003 Community Content

    We recently enabled a new feature on our Exchange Server 2003 product documentation. A new "Community Content" section enables you to add content to our existing topics. Now you can add your own thoughts to a topic. Have you implemented something and...
  • Hiya

    So, I'm sitting here watching Survivor: China and figured it was a good time to start this blog up. I think my mind is just rebelling against what the TV is showing me. Who is this person? Well, I'm a Technical Writer on the Exchange Server team here...