Last week I noticed this post : "".

"Microsoft Getting Started on Windows Web Hosting is a subset of the complete Web hosting details found in The Microsoft Solution for Windows-based Hosting version 4.0. In order to help hosters quickly grasp the concepts and obtain practical experience in Windows-based Web hosting, Getting Started on Windows Web Hosting offers a simplified set of deployment and provisioning documentation, samples, and scripts for two basic Web hosting deployment scenarios."

I was curious to know what this was all about; especially with our upcoming web-related initiatives this might be useful. Though most of the information is very much IT-Pro focused there's a list of products that developers can use for develop and host their apps using this solution.

I was able to find all details about this Microsoft solution on the :

The empowers hosting service providers to lower operational costs while increasing average revenue per user (ARPU) through the deployment of new services.

Using key products from the Microsoft line of server software, the solution includes best practices, tools, scripts, and code samples to help service providers efficiently deploy and operate hosted offerings on the Windows platform.

  • Version 4.0 includes complete guidance and support for hosting SQL Server 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0.

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