August, 2007

  • News on Vista Service Pack 1

    There have been lots of rumors around Windows Vista Service Pack 1; when will it be released, what it will contain etc but now the Vista team tries to answer all these questions in this blog post. What is interesting to see is that for Vista they try...
  • Windows Server 2008 event in Manila

    It’s time for a Windows Server 2008 event in Manila next week. On August 30 th , Jay Paloma from PHIWUG will do a session on Windows Server 2008 Security Enhancements . The event will be held in the Microsoft office between 5-7 PM. You find more information...
  • Differences between IIS 7.0 in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

    As you know we will get a new version of IIS with Windows Server 2008, IIS 7.0. But we also have it as a part of Vista so what’s really the difference and what’s the reason for it? These questions get answered in this blog post on the IIS blog. I found...
  • Sharepoint as medical repository

    I have an update for you from the IT Pro Momentum Program that we are running for people that wants to be early adopters on our technology. Elsevier in Singapore joined the IT Pro Momentum program a few months ago to explore the possibilities with MOSS...
  • Password policies in Windows Server 2008

    In Windows Server 2008 we get something called Password Settings Objects or PSOs that makes it possible to have different password policies within one domain, which you couldn’t do in previous versions. So now you can actually give the administrators...
  • TechNet Magazine August

    The August issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online. The focus of this month is System Center with everything from System Center Essentials for medium size business to virtualization of your applications with Softgrid .
  • Server Core tips

    I saw a question on one of our internal forums about a guy who was running Windows Server 2008 in Server Core mode that I just want to share. He accidently typed “exit” in the command prompt instead of “cls” and the command prompt of course disappeared...
  • Mailing lists in Indonesia

    I was in Jakarta last week to meet with my new colleague Naren . I also had the opportunity to meet two of the MVP ’s in Indonesia and I want to tell you about the mailing lists they are running. Kiki is running one were the topics discussed is SQL...
  • 40% discount on Vista upgrade exam

    Are you certified on Windows XP today? Then you have a great opportunity to upgrade your certifications to be valid for Vista. If you are a MCDST (Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician) you just need to take one exam to become a MCITP: Enterprise...
  • TechNet Flash in Southeast Asia

    Finally we have got a local TechNet Flash in Southeast Asia. TechNet Flash is our newsletter for IT Pros that contains more or less everything you as an IT Pro want to know; product news, links to articles, information on Beta programs, upcoming events...
  • Virtualization videos

    If you are interested in virtualization and what’s happening in that area today and tomorrow there’s some videos available now that describes different parts of Windows Server Virtualization , codename “Viridian”. Virtualization in Windows Server ...
  • Counting down to TechEd SEA

    TechEd SEA 2007 is getting closer, on Friday it’s exactly one month to go before more than 2.000 IT Pros and Developers gather in Kuala Lumpur for more than 100 sessions by more than 90 speakers from all around the world! I’m right now preparing for my...
  • SQL Server 2008 July CTP

    Now you can download the next SQL Server 2008 CTP. Since the June CTP things has changed within T-SQL, Analysis Services, Event collection and data types. More details about the changes can be found here and you can also watch some upcoming web casts...