mcs.ireland.blog/infrastructure

Welcome to the blog of the Microsoft Consulting Services infrastructure team in Ireland

February, 2007

  • Where are we going with Virtualisation?

    Much farther than many people know or expect. I will defer to the subject matter expert post here . This is a massively interesing technology area - the next 3-5 years will see dramatic advancements (for the end user benefit). Cool stuff... Update: our...
  • DreamScene - Movies as Wallpaper!

    If you've managed to upgrade to Vista Ultimate then you just have to checkout the DreamScene feature. Use the Windows Update feature from the start menu and the Windows Ultimate Extras section should offer you the Windows DreamScene application. Download...
  • Active Directory poster

    Looking for a single graphic displaying all of the Active Directory and related services infrastructure? Download it from here: http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/c/d/6cdaf626-16f4-4773-8ae4-03cc4a010a82/TN_Poster_0304_06.pdf When out working with...
  • Are file servers going to be extinct?

    This excellent article over at the Sharepoint team blog gives a clear and succinct comparison of the pros/cons of using fileshares versus Sharepoint sites in different scenarios. To sum it up, each approach has its place - there is no "silver bullet"...
  • Presentation Mouse

    This may be a little geeky, but I came across a new gadget that you might like to take a look at. It's a nifty little mouse that doubles as a presentation remote control. It enables you to easily step through slides etc. Allowing you to maintain delivery...