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July, 2007

  • Virtualization Nation: New MSD Division Chief Joins the Blogosphere

    Check out new MSD division head Brad Anderson's blog post on the Windows blog. Leave comments here about the next division head you'd like to see start bloggging.
  • In Search of...Content Crowdsourcing

    I have been asked to participate in working group that is looking into several areas of interest around the future of content publishing at Microsoft in a crowdsourcing world. You can read one take about that world in the Wired magazine article The Rise...
  • Open Source at Microsoft: New Website Opens

    Open Source at Microsoft has a new weblaunch today. IT Pros will want to watch this site for Microsoft's next steps in building bridges that help them do their jobs. See also: OSS research at Microsoft Microsoft Research (MSR) and the Open Source...
  • Tools2Use: Wiki Me Wiki You Wiki Everybody

    A colleague compiled this list of wiki resources for those of you wondering where to start, enjoy: · Wikia.com – (free) www.wikia.com/wiki/Start_a_new_Wikia · Blogtronix – www.blogtronix.com · Stikipad (Rails) – http://stikipad.com/ · PBWiki...
  • Tools2Use: Codex Arundel

    Waiting for a class to begin, cleaning out my favorites (why don't they archive themselves if they haven't been used in N days? Seems like they should be self-grooming) and forgot that I never blogged this ultra-cool site from the british library that...
  • Virtualization Nation: Microsoft IT is Citizen ID-01

    Microsoft IT's Devin Murray is interviewed here on the use of VMM inside Microsoft during the beta. Microsoft IT runs the compute utliity on more than 17,000 servers that provide computing power to 550 buildings across 98 countries from the data center...
  • Q Debut:

    The Homeserver blog announces that Q has reached RTM - I was one of the 1K internal early adopters who kept Microsoft's best kept secret , and wish the Homeserver team all the best for launch. Kudos.
  • Data Mining MySelf: What Does Your Netflix Queue Say About You?

    Netflix stock took a downturn, and the website has been offline for the last 12 hours ...hrm... Before the boat sinks, I grabbed my queue and history to learn the new Office bells and whistles for data mining. Here's what I learned in about my family...
  • Virtualization Nation: Scripting VM Additions Version Check

    Do you have the right versions of VM Additions on all your VMs? Here's a handy script to check and report: Set oVS = WScript.CreateObject("VirtualServer.Application") Set oVmCollection = oVS.VirtualMachines For each oVm in oVmCollection...
  • Tools2Use: Free Malware Removal Starter Kit

    The Free Malware Removal Starter Kit , the newest Solution Accelerator from Microsoft, provides free, tested guidance to help you combat malware attacks and restore infected systems—so users can safely get back to work. The kit shows you how to use the...
  • New in the DLC: SQL BPA, VMRC+

    New in the download center, enjoy: ISA Server Best Practices Analyzer Tool This tool is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their ISA Server computers and to diagnose current problems. SQL Server...
  • Virtualization Nation: Add Roblarson to the Blog Roll

    Robert Larson , co-author of the Virtual Server 2005 R2 Resource Kit, has joined the blogosphere. Gate posts look promising, for example: Virtual Server COM API - VMTask usage and error handling in VBscript How do you route between Virtual Networks...