jorkeo - hosting geek

tales from the infrastructure of the web

January, 2008

  • 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...