Tips and Tricks from the Lab Rat

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December, 2005

  • Which OS for the 64bit Dual Core?

    I was asked over on the Channel 9 blog about which operating system do I have running on the new 64bit, dual-core 4-ways. Well... As for the OS... Our servers are rebuilt with each lab engagement so it doesn't stay one OS very long. We custom build...
  • Need a Few Processors?

    Referring back to my post on hyperthreading , I had to remove quite a few procs to get the correct number of physical processors and logical processors for a customer test. Unfortunately, I have found that using a "numprocs" boot.ini switch doesn't...
  • New 64bit DUAL CORE Servers in the RAT CAGE... YAAAH

    Who are the new animals in the rat cage? Two new servers... that you as a Microsoft customer can use for testing! HP ProLiant DL585, Four 2.4ghz AMD Opteron 64bit DUAL CORE processors, 32GB of RAM, Four 32gb 2.5 inch SAS drives If you are not familiar...