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October, 2005

  • MS.COM Ops Live

    If you are interested in understanding how the operations group at Microsoft.com runs t he busiest web site in the world ( www.microsoft.com ) , then you should not miss their week-long series of webcasts. The topics in this week long view of Microsoft...
  • Beware the Cape...

    Rico's post on perf wars is priceless " Huge instant performance wins are more often a sign of problems than they are of greatness." Now think on another of his posts "in many of these documents you could basically do a mass substitution of “performance...
  • WMI Code Creator v1.0

    Check out WMI Code Creator v1.0 . You can query for management information such as the name and version of an operating system, how much free disk space is on a hard drive, or the state of a service. You can also use the tool to execute a method from...
  • Codezone Launch - Imaging Codezone for IT Pros

    Codezone has just launched. Kudos to the team. Here's the about blurb: " Codezone connects you with the most valuable resources and technical content available. It’s the best place to find and recommend top-rated groups, meetings, community sites...
  • TechNet Magazine Blog

    TechNet Magazine has a blog – they are looking to start a conversation with IT Pros about what you want in a magazine. Do you want to tell them? Check them out.
  • Another Must-have IT Insider Resource

    The Exchange team has gone public with a bunch of tasty bits. You can see the Exchange Insider articles they've been running internally for years now on the Exchange TechCenter . For example, have you ever wondered How Outlook, CDO, MAPI, and Providers...
  • Two Words...LogParser

    Actually that's one word, but I digress. The excellent MSCOM OPS blog has some tips on using LogParser , one of their top ten ops tools. That wiley Prof. Windows has a great column on V2.2 here . The ScriptCenter guys have much goodness to share with...
  • Is there a Doctor in the Blogosphere?

    Yesh. One of the great benefits Microsoft provides to employees is an online healthcare portal. You can manage perscriptions there, schedule apts, get questions answered - all the digital lifestyle goodness. Now the Healthcare and Life Sciences team team...
  • Save your T&E, Check out ITSSHOWTIME

    From the UK: Free videos of TechNet's most popular conference presos at www.microsoft.com/itsshowtime .
  • Get in the ProdDev Feedback Loop

    Check out the new product develoment customer-collaboration site connect.microsoft.com . Here you can get involved in the Microsoft development process, connect with Microsoft developers, product managers, and other development team members, and also...
  • View an Interop Webcast - Enter to Win a PMC

    Check out the series of interop webcasts , and until November 30, 2005 ( according to the rules ) you can win a Portable Media Center.
  • Corporate Blogs Have Tipped?

    According to this article on internetnews.com: "The <BlogOn 2005 Social Media Adoption Survey > poll of corporate marketing and communications professionals found that 55 percent of corporations are blogging, with 91.4 percent of those using them...
  • Insider's Guide to Ops Tools

    You are subscribed to the MSCOM ops blog, right? Then you already saw this nifty tip about Netcap.exe, right?