July, 2008

  • Installing SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008

    I am in the process of installing SQL Server 2005 on a new Windows 2008 Server, and ran into the following warning about missing some required components of IIS: - IIS Feature Requirement (Warning) Messages IIS Feature Requirement Microsoft Internet Information...
  • Viewing RSS Feeds Chronologically in Outlook 2007

    Wow... that is a painful post title.  Titles like that that make my wife re-affirm her decision to not read my blog ;)  However, the title will work well in search engines when someone is trying to figure out how to sort their RSS feeds chronologically...
  • Microsoft, you are my friend

    http://microsoft.youaremyfriend.com Priceless ;)  (Make sure you listen with sound)
  • Network Utilization between Vista and Windows Server 2008

    I love the next-generation TCP/IP Stack and SMB 2.0 . It makes for quite zippy transfers :) More on the new networking features of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb726965.aspx
  • Gigabits and Petabytes

    Just saw this over on Microsoft Watch , but this is a fascinating interview with Debra Chrapaty , the Corporate VP in charge of Microsoft’s data center and network expansion.  The scale is absolutely mind-boggling.  Seriously… watch the whole...