jorkeo - hosting geek

tales from the infrastructure of the web

jorkeo - hosting geek

  • Installing FTP with IIS7 on 2008 Server Core

    I had a few questions from an old colleague, Virgil , who had just built a 2008 server core machine and was having issues configuring FTP. Without asking I knew Virgil would be chasing an FTP server that would have some method of secure transport such...
  • Fastlane Hosting Days Silverlight examples

    For those that have visited my session at the hosting days "Silverlight for Web Hosters" here are the example sites that I used in the presentation. Big Brother 08 - http://www.bigbrother.com.au/live-stream-sl.htm ABC - http://shop.abc.net.au...
  • REMIX08 Rocked

    Another event down REMIX08 - two cities on week - what a blast. Check out Michael Kordahi's wrap up of the event -  Shane Morris doing the artwork, all seemed very Penn and Teller to me. err and excuse my shaky hands, i was TIRED! Both venues were...
  • reMIX 08 Australia

    reMIX is back this year bigger and faster than ever. I know this is old news but I'm running a little behind at the moment. Check out the website and Register now for a bargain price of $199 (Inc GST) - we are doing 1 day in 2 cities: Sydney    ...
  • Hosting Days Australia - Coming to a City Near you!

    via Christian This years Hosting Days is "Fast Tracking Your Success with FastLane" in a city somewhere close to you, unless you are in Darwin or Alice Springs or Cameron's Corner .... Phil and I have the first track, which is the fun track...
  • Hacked Web Applications causing storm - rattling Windows...

    For the past few days a "Cyber attack" has been taking place and according to internetnews.com : "number of infected IIS servers at 282,000. Less than a day later, security firm F-Secure wrote its own blog entry , putting the infestation...
  • IIS7 Shared Hosting

    IIS7 Shared Hosting doc.
  • Potential Security Vulnerability for NetworkService / potential new IIS exploit

    Important heads up with regards to a potential privilege escalation issue when running under NetworkService – which we all know is the IIS default.... But also note that it requires native code or full trust .NET. Hosting Providers with Shared Hosting...
  • HUGE performance increases with PHP on Windows 2008

    One of our local developers Dallas J Clark (Brisbane local) blogged about an article that shows PHP with a 130% performance increase on Windows Server 2008 - and of course there have been a few comments asking about the metrics of the comparison etc....
  • MIX: IIS7 bring hosters and developers together

    Attended a great presentation at MIX by Tito Leverette Web Platform Architect Evangelist aka Hosting Guy from Atlanta and Rob Cameron Developer Evangelist aka Dev Guy: Bring Hosters and Developers together with IIS7 I thought they did a great...
  • Rich Media @ MIX

    So I'm in vegas at MIX08 and have spent ages typing a post about some awesome new media delivery technologies that have been released when I noticed Chris Knowlton - Senior Product Manager and the King of Windows Media Streaming had already done it! ...
  • Heroes Happen { here } - 2008 Launch

    Launch of SQL 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and most importantly Windows Server 2008 ! I'm part of the launch event in the server track - presenting the session : It's a click and go world { accelerate it! } Where I spend my time looking at configuring Windows...
  • Back from Techready

    and my brain is officially full - lots of awesome stuff to talk about. But straight back to work. Now preparing for the Heroes Happen Launch - be sure to register @ http://www.heroeshappen2008.com.au/ here are the dates: Sydney: Thu 28 Feb Melbourne ...
  • TechReady halfway.. and shattered

    the shear brain power of having 6000 geeks in one location with thousands of session on the coolest technology arround.. how to describe.. its amazing and my brain is now full! Had to take break last night so after a quick run around @ 'asking the experts...
  • @ TechReady6 in Seattle

    Well I'm in Seattle for our internal tech conference, TechReady with heap of other aussie DPE folks; Jeffa , Kleefy , Barnesy , Coatesy (visiting before going to the Office Developers Conference), Rog , Nils and of course Frank is omnipresent :) Really...
  • MSExperts.org - a blog for.. er.. MS Experts

    Cam told me about this blog a little ago and I've been following it so see what they're up to. I quite like the slogan - memoirs of a goldfish - make sure you blog it before you forget it forever.. although according to wikipedia - the myth of a goldfish...
  • Windows Server 2008 RTM!!!

    HOORAAYY! I've had many people asking me when Windows Server 2008 was going to RTM. So here it is: Windows Server 2008 has officially RTM'd!!!!! Looking under MSDN/Technet subscriber downloads you can get it now: Huge congratulations to the Windows Server...
  • HMC stuff

    Latest HMC sizing tool
  • Microsoft Web Deployment Tool

    A brand new IIS blog and a shiny new tool in tech preview. Check out the tech preview of the  Web Deployment Tool from the awesome IIS Team. This new tool is designed with migration from IIS 6.0 to IIS 7.0. Get it, try it, tell me what breaks, so...
  • iis7forheroes.com - from Emantra

    The guys at Emantra pinged me today with a project we've been talking about for a while, and I'm stoked these guys have pulled this off! Go to their site http://iis7forheroes.com/ and get yourself some of: The first SHARED IIS7.0 web hosting in...
  • mstsc.exe /console != console where OS = 2008 || ver > 6.0 -- WHAT THE?

    (ok, that's pseudo code above and is never intended to run - just illustrate concept :) ) If you're a like me and prefer typing your commands into the run box or start bar, in Windows 2003 to connect to the console of a server using remote administration...
  • Infrastructure Architecture Design Questions

    This is very interesting and fairly comprehensive list of basic operational questions to ask when building the infrastructure on your web facing project - from the Microsoft.com operations team . I love the breakdown of availability, this is something...
  • The Lone Server

    Check out the story of the Lone Server , the last Windows 2003 server in the Microsoft.com web farm. Such a sad story...   Make you make him your friend on Facebook he's feeling pretty lonely. Are there anymore Lone Server 's out there? let me know...
  • MIX on campus - a lot of dodgy mo's around

    Just finished doing a presentation with the Bronwen and John from SoulSolutions to a group of secondary school teachers in the Faculty of Information Technology at QUT - they did some rocking demos around data management in Virtual Earth and an awesome...
  • What size footprint does your worker process leave?

    Well it all depends on what you are cramming into your request pipeline! With IIS7's modular architecture you have the ability to load only what you need to run. What does this mean - well let's look at the footprint of a worker process that has all default...