Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

April, 2008

  • A PC made out of Bamboo?

    Well maybe not completely but Dell has unveiled an eco-PC encased in Bamboo!  These announcements were made as part of Dell's overall commitment to green computing at the recent Fortune Green summit . I've been reading quite a bit about what's been...
  • Building a Green Home Server

    I thought this would be a good one to leave you with over the Anzac Day Long weekend. Donovan over at Home Server Hacks is doing a 5 part series on building a green Home Server using a Shuttle KPC as the barebones PC.  Which according to shuttle...
  • New Content from IT Showcase

    There has been quite a bit of new content coming out of our Microsoft IT team; particularly with the release of Windows Server 2008.  More details below: Windows Server 2008 – High Availability-Failover Clustering Microsoft Information Technology...
  • Earth Day: April 22nd 2008

    Tomorrow, April 22nd is Earth Day 2008.  Check out the Earth Day Website for more details and how you can make a difference.  There's also information about Earth Day events that are happening around the world if you want to get involved in...
  • Demo's Happen {Here} the Wave continues..even in Second Life!

    Well the Heroes Happen {Here} launch wave is almost over now but that doesn't mean we are stopping there.  On April 1st we launched the Demo's Happen {Here} competition which will run until July 30th .  So what is the Demo Comp all about? ...
  • TechNet Magazine: April 08 Edition

    The April Edition of Technet Magazine is online now and features everything you need to know about SQL Server 2008.   There are articles on What's new , Security , New Data Types and more so check it out if you get a moment. But this month's...
  • ReMix 08

    Remix is on again this year in Sydney and Melbourne next month so if you plan on going the registration site is up and running now.  If you want to hear all the latest on Silverlight 2 , Expression 2 , Internet Explorer 8 , Windows Live and all the...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: April 2008

    Below are the details for this months Security Bulletin Release.   What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletins that were released on 08 April 2008 . Security bulletins are released...
  • Comments are back on..

    I've been having an issues with my blog that was preventing people from leaving comments.  I had some code for a badge in the news section of my site that was causing a problem!  Doh!  Well it's gone now so you can leave comments now if...
  • Technet Magazine: March 08 Issue

    Ok so I'm a bit late with this one but hey I was on the Wave Launch all through March so got a bit behind. If you want to read some in depth articles on all the ins and outs of Windows Server 2008 then check out the March Edition of TechNet Magazine ...
  • Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) has been released

    Do you manage servers?  I'm sure you do.  We have released the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista SP1 for both x86 and x64 platforms.  So what is it exactly?  Well it's the next version of the Windows Server 2033 ...