June, 2006

  • How Open? Open How? It Depends…

    by admin on June 20, 2006 05:51pm Not long after I blogged about “ disambiguating open ” as a research issue, a debate erupted on Slashdot about “ How Open Does Open Source Need to Be ?”   Three different criteria for deciding whether something...
  • HOW-TO: CONNECTING SQL SERVER 2005 JDBC to jboss

    by admin on June 14, 2006 05:46pm HOW-TO: CONNECTING SQL SERVER 2005 JDBC to JBOSS We have been working in the labs regarding testing and integration of jBoss talking to a SQL server 2005 backend. We have seen some questions on how to connect a SQL Server...
  • Research Strategy Corner: Disambiguating “Open”

    by admin on June 06, 2006 03:30pm Research Strategy Corner:  Disambiguating “Open” Disambiguate (transitive verb):  to establish the true meaning of an expression, regulation, or ruling that is confusing or that could be interpreted in more...
  • Testing software on multiple platforms - do we trust the tools or rely on methodology?

    by admin on June 28, 2006 06:13pm Consider this scenario – the CIO’s office just called. They have decided to follow your recommendation and are going to use JBoss (substitute favorite open source software package here) as their application server (substitute...
  • Peer Review, Port 25 and Good Things to Come

    by admin on June 12, 2006 07:12pm Peer Review, Port 25 and Good Things to Come The peer review system is a much revered and reviled system within academic circles. Tim O’Reilly’s recent comment on Nature magazine’s fresh look at peer review piqued my...
  • What is a guy like me doing in a place like this?

    by admin on June 07, 2006 06:55pm What is a guy like me doing in a place like this...? Well, by now some of you probably saw my video interview on Port25, so I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you more about my background and what made me decide...
  • Security and Directory Services for UNIX Guide Released

    by admin on June 30, 2006 04:23pm We've got a quick guest blog before the holiday weekend on a new set of interoperability tools released this week by Microsoft, and in conjunction with some very talented folks in our partner, sales & services group...
  • Infrastructure Management and Strategic Design: Part 2 – Driving Network Efficiencies

    by admin on June 16, 2006 01:21pm Infrastructure Management and Strategic Design: Part 2 – Driving Network Efficiencies Every computing device in existence today lives and breathes on some sort of a Network. Doesn’t matter if your Home PC is connected...
  • Interoperability Customer Council

    by admin on June 21, 2006 01:02pm Last week we announced the formation of an Interoperability Customer Executive Council.  This is something many folks here at Microsoft have been working on and thanks go to a wide variety of people.  I was...
  • 2020 Science

    by admin on June 26, 2006 11:00am Every now and again, you read something that sticks in your head like tree sap. Something that gets you thinking deeply about the future, your life and work… something that keeps you up at night with ‘monkey mind’, as...
  • SMTPRC

    by admin on June 28, 2006 01:30pm Spam is a well-known problem for many on the Internet. If you have an email account anywhere, chances are you’ve gotten something you didn’t ask for; a “stock tip”, an adult entertainment solicitation, or possibly a plea...
  • New Friends from Linux World Brazil

    by admin on June 06, 2006 05:49pm New friends from Linux World Brazil I’m recently returning from Linux World Brazil where I presented on ‘OSS and Microsoft.’   One night in Sao Paulo I had the opportunity to chat with two of the leading OSS...
  • What you see everyday…

    by admin on June 19, 2006 02:28pm I’ve been traveling in Brazil recently, one of my favorite countries, and meeting with various customers, developers, IT professionals, government officials and topping it off with a talk at Linux World Brazil in Sao...
  • Interviews...now with transcription!

    by admin on June 23, 2006 06:12pm Due to popular demand we are going to start posting our interview content with a transcribed text version.  Each week, until we catch up, we'll be releasing three transcripts from interviews that are already available...
  • FreedomHEC trip report

    by admin on June 13, 2006 03:29pm FreedomHEC trip report On Friday the 26th of April I attended the FreedomHEC Un-Conference (Yeah I am late with posting it). This was a two day conference which was held on the 26th and 27th. I only attended the first...
  • Infrastructure Management and Strategic Design: Part 1

    by admin on June 05, 2006 03:51pm Infrastructure Management and Strategic Design Part 1: Domains Portfolio Management Thank you all and especially everyone who has been giving us very productive feedback on what you'd be interested in seeing us write...