Installing IIS 7 on Windows Vista

Brett Hill presents an excellent introduction to installing the next version of IIS onto Windows Vista on the MSDN Channel 9 website. The following link will take you directly to this streaming video. Installing IIS 7 on Vista More information regarding IIS 7.0 can be found also at the following Url which also contains links to the latest MSDN Show which is dedicated to discussing IIS 7.0 http://www.iis.net

Windows Vista Build 5472

Microsoft today released build 5472 to beta testers, it is unclear however at this moment if build 5472 will be made more widely available than its predecessor build 5456 which never made it onto the MSDN subscriber downloads website. Also released today were associated builds of the Windows SDK which will contain pre-release versions of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0, it is also unclear however if the builds of the .NET Framework have changed between these two interim Vista releases. I’ll try and establish an answer to this sometime tomorrow once I’ve completed downloading the near 10Gb required for the … Continue reading Windows Vista Build 5472

SQL Server 2005 T-SQL Recipies

Some time ago I came across an excellent reference for SQL Server 2005 T-SQL with the book SQL Server 2005 T-SQL Recipies by Joseph Sack. Within the book you’ll find recipies for every possible area of T-SQL as it ships with SQL Server 2005, ranging from basic querying constructs to the use of the CLR integration features and the Service Broker. The chapter on the new encryption features within SQL Server 2005 saved us many hours while we were enhancing the security features for an e-government project that we’re actively working on. As someone who spends most of his time … Continue reading SQL Server 2005 T-SQL Recipies