December, 2009

  • Datacenter Virtualization in Windows Server 2008: Year in Review

    Wow! I can't believe 2009 is almost over. It has been a tremendous year, and Virtualization has come a long way in just a year. With the mid-year RTM of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 , we have seen a great step forward in Virtualization capabilities...
  • 2009 the Year of Windows 7 and So Much More to Come!

    When we look back at 2009 as IT Pros, it was the much anticipated arrival of Windows 7 in late October that drove a lot of our decisions on technology. Not only for our business, but our friends and relatives. How many of you loaded the beta and after...
  • 2009: A Big Year for Windows Server

    You might say it's been a big year for the Windows Server platform. Certainly the launch of Windows Server 2008 R2 is a major step, but that step has a little more spring in it than most people realize. Windows 2000 Server's march towards end of life...
  • Getting your Servers to Windows Server 2008 R2

    Modernizing your servers to newer platforms have several benefits, in addition to the newer technologies.  With newer technologies and servers you can lower your TCO, from power consumption to server reduction to improvements to save your end users...
  • Virtualization and a Virtual Introduction

    I just wanted to say hello. My name is Kenon Owens, and I am a Product Marketing Manager here at Microsoft specializing in our Integrated Virtualization Message. Over the coming weeks, you are going to see some posts from me about our virtualization...
  • 2009 in Review: Microsoft Releases Device Driver Code to Linux Community!

    The Summer of 2009 showed what many saw as a break from the ordinary. Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux community to enhance the performance of the Linux operating system when virtualized on Hyper-V. The code included...
  • New Blogger: Oliver Rist

    Just a quick post to introduce myself, new voice on the blog. My name is Oliver Rist and aside from the obvious Dickensian rhyme, my only claim to fame is that I've been a product reviewer for magazines like InfoWorld , PC Magazine and many more over...