Sixty-four is the square of 8, the cube of 4, and the sixth power of 2. It is the smallest number with exactly seven divisors. It is also the only flavor we're going to see Windows Server in, starting with the next major version after Windows Server 2008. Windows Small Business Server Codename "Cougar" will be the … Continue reading "Route 64"
I really like the Community Solutions articles in the Microsoft KnowledgeBase, written by Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVP's). They are insightful, at times slightly ironic and sarcastic and sometimes they make me laugh and almost wet my pants. You recognize these articles immediately when you look at the Knowledge Base article number: they all start with 555.
Microsoft today sent an e-mail today to Technology Adaptation Partner (TAP) testers announcing to release ServicePack 1 for Windows Vista in the second half of 2007 (H2 2007) to collide with the launch of Microsoft Windows Server codename "Longhorn". (rumored to be named Windows Server 2007) As Mary Jo Foley pointed out there are still a lot of … Continue reading "Using Service Pack 1 as a marker"
This morning I received a much anticipated e-mail stating the Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007 is now available.
After preparing your Active Directory you're ready to install Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 to bring the new Microsoft Exchange features to your enterprise environment. There are however a few things you need to take into account when you plan Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Roles in your Active Directory.
It's not easy to look objectively to the differences between Microsoft's Active Directory and Novell's eDirectory. It's even harder to choose between them for your identity and security infrastructure needs, when your customer wants you to look at them objectively, especially when most of the information is sales material. From a sales position it's good to … Continue reading "Active Directory and eDirectory"
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 is bound to shake up the Active Directory world as we know it. After my first post on the soon to come Exchange Server and the Active Directory I've been playing around for 2 months with it and attended a couple of seminars on the subject. Now we know that there probably won't … Continue reading "Exchange Server 2007 and the Active Directory, Part 2"
As some of you might already have read Microsoft will stop delivering updates to SUS servers on wednesday December 6, 2006 This effectively gives it's administrators exactly six days to get their act together for patch tuesday on December 12, 2006.