! WSUS will become optional role for Windows Server 2008 Server Manager

Technorati Tags: Microsoft , Windows Server 2008 , WSus Hi, “In addition to roles and features that are included with Windows Server 2008 by default, Server Manager enables integration of additional roles and features that are available on the Microsoft Download Center and Windows Update Web sites as optional updates to Windows Server 2008. One role that will be available as an update is Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 (WSUS 3.0 SP1). This update to Server Manager enables full integration of WSUS 3.0 SP1 into Server Manager, allowing installation, configuration, and management of WSUS 3.0 SP1 using … Continue reading ! WSUS will become optional role for Windows Server 2008 Server Manager

! Microsoft IT numbers

Technorati Tags: Microsoft IT Hi, “Microsoft internal IT: 600k connected devices10,000 Servers3 Datacenters 1 operations center11% is virtualized in Microsoft Datacenters330 of 385 servers run Windows Server 2008 (RC0) plus all 85 Microsoft.com servers11 clustered systems30,000 users in redmond domain (50,000 with vendors)NAP reporting 140K clients, 90 clients deferred mode The Redmond Active Directory domain is running in Windows Server 2008 mode since last thursday (Nov 1st) Microsoft Email: 6 million internal emails per day20 Million emails from Internet97% rejected as spam99,999 uptime Windows Live Services: 130,000 servers online435 Million unique users280 Billion pageviews daily12 Billion emails daily6 billion Instant … Continue reading ! Microsoft IT numbers

! Visual Studio 2008 to RTM in November

Technorati Tags: Microsoft , Visual Studio , 2008 , RTM Hi, “A few months ago, Microsoft was hedging as to whether it would deliver the final “Orcas” Visual Studio 2008 code in 2007 or 2008. But as of November 5, it’s official: VS 2008 is going to be released to manufacturing later in November 2007. The official “launch” of Visual Studio 2008 remains set for February 27, 2008. But the VS 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 bits will be signed, sealed and delivered sooner than that. …” Source: http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=898 Original: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2007/nov07/11-05TechEdDevelopersPR.mspx Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Windows Server System – ISA … Continue reading ! Visual Studio 2008 to RTM in November

! Change in TechEd US 2008

Technorati Tags: Microsoft , TechEd Hi, “On October 31, 2007, Microsoft announced a change in the event format for TechEd US 2008. TechEd will now focus one week on Developers and one week on IT Professionals. The purpose of the change is to better serve the distinct needs of the Developer and the IT Pro.” For a complete press release please go to www.microsoft.com/teched Both events will take place in Orlando, FL at Orange County Convention Center. Developers: June 3-6, 2008 IT Professionals: June 10-13, 2008 Source here.  Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Windows Server System – ISA Server Site: http://petizme.com … Continue reading ! Change in TechEd US 2008

! Linked Live IDs

Technorati Tags: Microsoft , Live , Account hi, If you have a Windows Live ID that you use for work and one that you use at home, you can link them. When you link more than one Windows Live ID, you can sign in to a Windows Live site or service with one account and still have access to information related to the linked accounts. One of the nice additions to the account.live.com is the ability to link multiple Live IDs together so that you can easily log out of one account and in to another.  Source here. More information: … Continue reading ! Linked Live IDs

! Visual Studio .NET Tips and Tricks

Technorati Tags: Visual Studio , .Net , Microsoft Hi, “Visual Studio .NET Tips and Tricks explains how to use VS.NET efficiently. Organized into short and easy-to-grasp sections, and containing tips and tricks on everything from editing and compiling to debugging and navigating within the VS.NET IDE, this book is a must-read for all .NET developers, regardless of expertise and whether they program in C#, VB.NET, or any other .NET language. This book covers the Visual Studio .NET 2002, 2003, and 2005 Beta 1 releases.In this book you’ll find the following: More than 120 tips for editing and writing your code, … Continue reading ! Visual Studio .NET Tips and Tricks

! 13 free tools ease IT management

Hi, Finding the perfect tool to relieve a pain point or fill a gap can be invaluable to network managers. When the tool is free? Even better. http://www.networkworld.com/news/2007/100107-freeware.html?page=1 Bye, Eduardo PetizmeMVP Windows Server System – ISA Server Site: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( English – USA | Português – Brasil)

! This sign has been hacked…

Hi, A construction sign near MIT campus with scrolling messages about the Mass. Ave. bridge was changed such that one of the messages read “This sign has been hacked.” See pictures on http://hacks.mit.edu/Hacks/by_year/2007/sign_hacked/ Bye, Eduardo PetizmeMVP Windows Server System – ISA Server Site: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( English – USA | Português – Brasil)

! Available to download Windows Server 2008 RC0

Hi all, Windows Server 2008 Release Candidate helps IT professionals to increase the flexibility and reliability of their server infrastructure while offering developers a more robust web and applications platform for building connected applications and services. This time-limited release of Windows Server® 2008 Release Candidate will expire on April 7, 2008. After this time, you will need to uninstall the software or upgrade to a later release or a fully-licensed version of Windows Server® 2008.This product requires a valid product key for activation – you may install the product without activation, but if you do not enter a valid product … Continue reading ! Available to download Windows Server 2008 RC0