Tips and Tricks from the Lab Rat

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October, 2005

  • Hyper-Threading? Multi-Core? What the?

    Another very common question around the cheese post and watering dish. What does it all mean? Hyper-Threading “If I enable Hyper-Threading on a dual-processor server, I’m really getting a 4–way, right?” Not exactly. Even though 4 processors show...
  • How much traffic can Windows 2003 Server handle?

    That’s the question that I was asked today. My answer: It depends. Many folks will ask if we can share the results of tests that we’ve performed with other customers. I’m sorry, but we can’t. The vast majority of the testing that we do is specific...
  • Exchange Server Status (cont)

    Man... the LabRat must have eaten some bad cheese, as I've been out of the office with a sick stomach.. Oh well, enough of my woes... To expand on the Exchange Server Connection Status window... actually, I would prefer to call it the Outlook Connection...