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    Windows Internet Computer Names on Slashdot

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    Well, an APC article on WICN ( http://apcmag.com/node/4332 ) just got Slashdotted ( http://slashdot.org/articles/06/11/07/2235233.shtml ). It will be interesting to see the cascading news stories that usually follow a slashdot article.
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    Who is using PNRP

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    So readers, I have a bit of a poll for everyone today. Have any of you written an app that uses PNRP directly or indirectly (via some technology like Peer Grouping or PeerChannel)? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please just use the feedback link...
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    How Internet Computer Names Work

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    I received a couple of email and comment questions about how Internet Computer Names work and whether there is a central server. The cool answer is that no, there is no central server. The whole service is peer to peer based on a technology called PNRP...
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    Internet Computer Names

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    I had a very exciting chat with some beta users today where, for the first time, we talked about a feature I am very excited about that we are calling Internet Computer Names. Basically, it is making use of a service we built in Vista that will publish...
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    Channel 9 on P2P and Collaboration

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    A few months back, I did a Channel 9 interview on P2P and Collaboration in Vista. It has been pretty popular on Channel 9 (~30k views), so I thought I would point other folks at it. It is a pretty good 1 hour introduction to the overall P2P/Collab platform...
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    Return to Blog-land

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    Hey All, Lots of thanks to everyone who is still subscribed to my feed despite my long absense. I may have disappeared from here, but it was just because I have been spending my every minute working on P2P goodness. We are wrapping up Vista now, and...
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    Meetings at the PDC

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    I was just scheduling a couple meetings at the PDC with some of our existing partners. If any readers are considering using any of the MS P2P technologies or the new Peer Collaboration technologies, please use the contact link on my blog to get in touch...
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    P2P at PDC

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    Hey! For those of you coming to the PDC, I will be in attendance along with several others from my team. We will even have a few sessions and events you can check out. COM311 - Developing P2P Applications using Windows Vista and the Windows Communication...
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    PNRP and P2P in the Vista dev center

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    I just noticed that PNRP and P2P in general have a nice write-up in the Windows Vista Dev Center on MSDN. Check it out at http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/connected/ . Clip from the center: Peer-to-Peer Windows Vista provides capabilities...
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    PNRP Climbing in the News

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    Well, PNRP has now made VNUNET . So, like all articles, there are a few things good and a few things bad about it. The first thing is that I want to apologize to the world that there was not more MS comment in the article. Unfortunately, the nature of...
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    SANS Notices PNRP

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    So the fine folks at the SANS Internet Storm Center have noticed the PNRP traffic coming from new Vista boxes and posted about it in the diary . I am hopng that any publicity is indeed good publicity and that this helps more developers discover PNRP.
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    PNRP in Windows Vista Beta 1

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    It has been a few months since my last posting, but I wanted to post some great news. PNRP is in Windows Vista Beta 1. It is there and it is beautiful. We have added some refinements to the message flows, tweaked some packets and made countless improvements...
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    PNRP's Bandwidth Use

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    I have been receiving some questions around PNRP's bandwidth use recently so I thought I would post some info here. The main question I have been getting is about the nature of the bandwidth use. PNRP is a distributed system, and as such, all nodes shoulder...
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    Want a Sidebar today?

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    One of my coworkers recently showed me a cool freeware program that adds a rather impressive sidebar to XP. I have been playing with it for a few weeks now and cannot recommend it enough. Check out http://www.desktopsidebar.com/ .
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    PNRP Scope System

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    I have been wrestling with a question that I thought I would bring out to the rest of the world. In PNRP today, we have three scopes in which you can register or resolve a name; the global scope which includes all machines in the world, the site scope...
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    XPSP2, Raw Sockets and Support

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    I have received several comments on my XPSP2 post regarding issues from our changes regarding raw sockets. I am very much not an expert on raw TCP sockets, but I certainly know people who are. If you are having a serious issue as a result of this change...
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    XPSP2

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    Well, the blogsphere is pretty full of comments about XPSP2 at the moment. I would like to blog on it because I am very personally excited as all of the contents of the Advanced Networking Pack are in it, meaning that Grouping, Graphing and PNRP are all...
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    PNRP Ownership

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    Continuing on with updates about team structure, I thought I would share with everyone out there in the blogsphere that I am now the Program Manager in charge of the Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP). I am really excited to be in charge of PNRP because...
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    Team Change

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    When I first started this blog, I explained how my team, the Peer Networking team, was responsible for the Windows XP Peer-to-Peer SDK. Well, a few months ago we changed our team name to Collaboration Technologies Team. That does not mean that anything...
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    Back from the Dead

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    Given the low level of postings that I have had for some time, I expect that many of you have thought that I have died. I am sorry to disappoint, but the massive piles of work that were intended to kill me merely taught me the value of caffeine. I am...
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    MVP Summit

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    I will be presenting a session titled Innovating with Peer-to-Peer and IPv6 in the Networking track of the MVP Summit here in Redmond April 4 th -7 th . If you are coming to the summit, please see my talk or try to corner me around the conference. I will...
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    Slipped Dates and MS Culture

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    Disclaimer: This is a personal blog posting and is not written in my professional capacity. Well, the press seem to be having a field-day with the fact that we have announced that we are slipping release dates for some big software. Many people are asserting...
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    To PowerPoint, or not to PowerPoint

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    Harry Pierson has a blog entry on the fact that one should not read slides but rather present from memory / dynamically. While I agree with Harry in general principal, I have to add a bit of an addition. Using PowerPoint slides has three major advantages...
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    Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN)

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    Ray Ozzie (of Groove) has a blog posting about the new Homeland Security Information Network of which Groove will play an integral part. The Groove press release is here . I think this is a really exciting announcement as it demonstrates a very compelling...
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    Back in the States

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    Sorry for the long delay without any updates. I was on vacation in Australia for several weeks and was thus not posting. I will not bore you with the details of my trip, but will instead share my main conclusion; Flightless birds rock. Look for several...
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