Lifting the shroud off MinWin

Windows 7 isn't due for a very long time, but one of the most interesting things from the next version of Windows Operating System was publicly shown by Eric Traut on October 13th, 2007 at a presentation at the University of Illinois. (view links below) The feature I'm talking about is MinWin. It's basically a highly efficient Windows kernel … Continue reading "Lifting the shroud off MinWin"

Windows Server 2008 June CTP Available

Wondering what Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 looks like on Windows Server 2008 Server Core? Wondering if your specific bug was one of the (almost) thousand bugs that were fixed in the last two months? Wondering what Windows Server Codename "Longhorn" looks like nowadays? Do you want your Windows Server 200 Beta test server to display … Continue reading "Windows Server 2008 June CTP Available"

Deploying Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft today released a couple of documents to aid in the deployment of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. These Microsoft Word compatible documents (no XPS documents this time) provide descriptions and overviews of features, guidelines for planning, and steps for deploying an Exchange 2007 organization. They correspond with the predefined four supported deployment scenarios.

Using Service Pack 1 as a marker

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"