November, 2005

  • SQL/VS 2005 Best of Launch Events!

    Week 4 Of the SQL and Visual Studio Launch This is week four of the launch and my third week on the road. I had an awesome time at the NYC launch last week! Thank you to the 1000 people who did the wave in my session with Mike McGeehan! That was really...
  • IT Heroes Episode IV

    Microsoft Product Support Specialist Jay Brummett Today we are speaking with Microsoft Product Support Specailist Jay Brummett. Jay has been in Microsoft PSS for over five years, specializing in Networking, ISA (Internet Security and Acceleration Server...
  • IT Heroes Episode III

    Zotob, Zero Day Exploits and Life on the Internet Today we are talking to Chris Courchesne, Security Analyst in the Security Operations Center of a Fortune 500, $4 billion a year anti-virus and managed security operations business (his legal department...
  • SQL Question from Buffalo

    RAW Partitions in SQL 2005 An attendee from the Buffalo Best of SQL 2005 Launch event posted this question to my blog. :This is Rao Setty from Buffalo NY. I hope you remember me from TechNet @ Buffalo on 11/10/05. I told you I'm going to post some...
  • Podcasts

    Geeks With Blogs! If you're looking for good interviews with technology experts, check out what Jeff Julian and John Alexander from Geeks With Blogs are doing. They've launched a podcast show at http://www.podcaststudio.net/Default.aspx . The guest...
  • How secure is Microsoft?

    Deploying PKI at Microsoft This is an old posting, but I just came across it and found it really interesting. IT Showcase endeavors to publicize to the IT community how we do things at MS. In this white paper IT Showcase communicates the experience...
  • I want a new PC but Should I wait for Vista?

    Thinking of buying a PC? You may want to make certain it's Vista ready. See the hardware guidance http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsvista/evaluate/hardware/vistarpc.mspx Windows Vista Ready PCs and Customer Benefits Windows Vista Ready PCs...
  • XBOX 360 is Coming

    XBOX 360 ---- Jump In! This is the best Xbox commericial I have seen yet http://dwl.xbox-scene.com/video/xbox360-ad.wmv
  • IT Heroes Episode Two

    Microsoft and Katrina Relief When Katrina hit the gulf coast tens of thousands of Americans were left with nothing. Support poured into the area from all quarters; Military, Federal, NGO, Private Sector and private individuals came together to do what...
  • IT Heroes is Live!

    IT Heroes! Stories from the Trenches Today marks one of the most anticipated product launches in Microsoft history. Today we launch SQL 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 and revolutionize the database world and the developer world. In keeping with that...
  • Help Envision the Future

    Vote Now in the PC Design Competition Have you ever wondered what the next generation of personal computers will look like? Tiny enough to fit in your hand? Mouse and keyboardless depending on voice activation and touch screen technology? Cleverly...
  • SQL Snippets

    “Best of SQL 2005 Launch” - Event Resources I want to thank my buddy Kevin Remde http://blogs.technet.com/kevinremde/default.aspx for putting together the below list of useful support links for everybody out there getting ramped up on SQL 2005! I'll...
  • SQL Snippets

    ITPROSQL-03 : Technical Overview of SQL Server 2005 Scalability Features Part 1 Heres some awesome demos on SQL 2005 and the suite of new High Availability Fearures for your viewing pleasure .... Demo 1-1 Creating a Database Mirror http://www.microsoft...
  • SQL Snippets

    ITPROSQL-03 : Technical Overview of SQL Server 2005 Scalability Features Part 2 More SQL 2005 demos... Come out in Syracuse and Buffalo next week to see some of this in person and discuss SQL 2005 with us. If you are not in the upstate NY area find...
  • A Letter From the Editor

    The November/December 2005 issue of TechNet Magazine is now online! http://www.technetmagazine.com With the November/December 2005 issue, TechNet Magazine is proud to announce our new regular publication schedule. You'll now be seeing us every other...
  • Sony and Rootkits

    I Love the guys at Sysinternals.... Check out Mark's latest posting Sony, Rootkits and Digital Rights Management Gone Too Far Last week when I was testing the latest version of RootkitRevealer (RKR) I ran a scan on one of my systems and was...
  • Thursday November 3rd

    NY Enterprise Windows Group Meets: Discussion with Intel onVirtualization Intel will be here to give us an advanced look at their new Virtualization technology. This is the technology that will be used in Virtual PC, Virtual Server and VMWare. ...