June, 2008

  • Want to go to Macau on Microsoft's expense?

    A colleague made me aware of this competition that they have launched around "Software + Services". All you need to do is to record yourself and friends delivering the "Software + Services" story based on the article located here as...
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V now available for download!!

    Hi All,   Exciting stuff on the wires, the update to Windows Server 2008 with the RTM code for Hyper-V is now available. This is what Dennis and I were talking about in our last video . I hope to find some time to do another video showing how to...
  • Presenting the security of Windows Server 2008

    On Thursday night I had the privilege of presenting to the OWASP.org user group. Those who are unaware of this group, they are a passionate group of security experts in Singapore.   We had a 30-strong attendance from the group packed in to our Microsoft...
  • Why Virtualize?

    Episode 2 of our ANWYCDFYSBWYSCDFY, on Hyper-V. This video is more of a discussion about what Dennis is doing in the Microsoft Singapore Innovation Center to take advantage of Hyper-V being released as a part of Windows Server 2008. No demo content here...
  • Server Core "Theoretically" reduces the number of Security Bulletins

    Just after publishing our video on Server Core, I visited Jeff Jones Security Blog , and found this post http://blogs.technet.com/security/archive/2008/06/12/download-server-core-potential-security-benefit.aspx on how having a server OS being installed...
  • SearchMe Visual Search

    http://beta.searchme.com Here is a nice spin on Search Engine technology, focusing on the representing the results rendered in a scrolling representation rather than just a textual summary. Tried searching on one of my favourite anime series DragonBall...
  • ANWYCDFYSBWYSCDFY - Episode 1

    Welcome to the first edition of ANWYCDFYSBWYSCDFY (Ask not what you can do for your server but what your server can do for you). Yes Ill admit its a terrible title, but the intent behind these videos is to quickly show you what can be achieved with Windows...
  • Windows Server Hyper-V RC1

    Got to say I am very excited about the eminent release of Hyper-V to Windows Server 2008. I have been running Windows Server 2008 on the machine for a while and it continues to impress. Hyper-V is one of those technologies is really going to help customers...
  • Making Security Better for the IT Pro

    I literally just stepped out of keynoting the latest Technet Security Event for Microsoft Singapore. The question I posed to the attendees at the event, "What things can Microsoft be doing better for IT Professionals in Singapore with regards to...
  • Ruby on Rails, Silverlight and IronRuby

    Was just chatting to my colleague John Lam, the drive for IronRuby in Microsoft about his recent participation in RailsConf 2008 . At the event there were two cool things that they showed. 1. Silverlight plugin for Ruby on Rails, bringing the richness...