June, 2007

  • Using Sharepoint as Content Management System

    On Friday I met one of the IT Pros in Singapore that also have been participating in the IT Pro Momentum program I blogged about Monday . He’s working as Systems Analyst at Ngee Ann Polytechnic here in Singapore and he just deployed a pilot of SharePoint...
  • New SQL Server chat

    Last night chat a new chat started in the PHISSUG forum. This time the topic is “ Let’s talk about Katmai ”. Join it now to learn about the upcoming release!
  • SQL Server chat

    The Philippines SQL Server User Group (PHISSUG) is right now trying a different approach for doing chats. Instead of doing it in real time, with the risk of people can’t accessing the chat client at work etc, they are now doing it in their forum. This...
  • Community Launch in Kuala Lumpur

    It’s time for a new Community Launch of Vista, Office and Exchange, this time in Malaysia. On June 22 nd SPAN, SQL Server Practitioners Alliance Network , are organizing an evening event between 6.45-9.15 in the Microsoft Office in Kuala Lumpur. There...
  • The first Windows Server 2008 book is released

    I got a new book today from MS Press , “ Introducing Windows Server 2008 ”. It covers all the different scenarios and enhancements in Active Directory and deployment. It also has sections on blogs from Microsoft people and MVP’s so I know what I can do...
  • Are you a photographer?

    I got some news from my colleague Nic about a contest for those of you in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, India or China. Participate in Project Shutter: Live in my City , and win some cool prizes. Grab your camera and GO!
  • MOSS 2007 deployment in the Philippines

    When I’m travelling in South East Asia, participating in events and community activities, I meet a lot of IT Pros from all sorts of companies, everyone with their own unique infrastructure, requirements and IT strategy. When I was in Manila in December...
  • Windows Vista: Under the hood

    After all my focus on Windows Server 2008 I just want to highlight an article I read about Windows Vista and the security enhancements of it. It explains in depth everything from User Account Control and the new TCP/IP stack to I/O Prioritization. Check...
  • SQL Server 2008 June CTP is availible for download

    Yesterday TechEd US started and as part of the keynote we announced the name for the next release of SQL Server that has been code named “Katmai”. The name will be SQL Server 2008 and now you can also download the first public CTP (Community Technology...
  • Surface Computing

    Are you in search of a new table for your living room? Hold a minute and wait until Surface becomes available. This is a new Microsoft technology that makes it possible for you to modify data in a browser with gestures. Surface is a 30 inch screen in...
  • Windows Home Server RC is here!

    The Release Candidate of Windows Home Server is now available for download. There is also a contest going on for people to create add-ins to extend the functionality of the product. More information about Windows Home Server is to be found on the team...