Introducing Windows 2003 R2 64-bit DC into 32-bit domain

You have your new x64 hardware, You have fresh copy of Windows 2003 R2 x64, and You want to use it as new, efficient platform for Your DC. Problem? Not really, but I saw question about it few times on Internet and such question was rised by one of Polish Microsoft's customers as well. If … Continue reading "Introducing Windows 2003 R2 64-bit DC into 32-bit domain"

32-bit to 64-bit Active Directory performance comparison has arrived

Active Directory Performance for 64-bit Windows Server finally was published on Microsoft Downloads. As most of us is aware of gain in performance which can be achived using 64-bit hardware platform as a DC base it's good to have official document about it. This white paper compares performance of Windows 2003 acting as a DC … Continue reading "32-bit to 64-bit Active Directory performance comparison has arrived"

MIIS 2003 Design Concepts

New download on Microsoft Downloads delivers three new documents, as stated on download page: MIIS 2003 Design Concepts for Reference Attributes – This document explains how reference attributes are processed by MIIS 2003 for direct attribute mapping scenarios and provides a conceptual explanation of a custom solution for advanced mapped reference attributes. It also includes … Continue reading "MIIS 2003 Design Concepts"