jorkeo - hosting geek

tales from the infrastructure of the web

November, 2007

  • 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...
  • MICROSOFT.COM running on Windows 2008 RC0

    The entire Microsoft.com web server farm - 80+ server - is running Windows 2008 using IIS7.0 for their staging and pre-production services. That is a HUGE effort and those guys are really eating the dogfood trying all that. Note that I did say staging...