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"

Windows 2003 R2 and schema version

As new version of Windows 2003 was shipped new question started to pop-up on newsgroups – how to deal with schema incompatibility between Windows 2003 and Windows 2003 R2 when new DC is added? I've decided to highlight this here because more and more such questions can be seen on the Internet. Windows 2003 R2 … Continue reading "Windows 2003 R2 and schema version"