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Phil Pennington @ MSFT
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    Fewer Hardware Locks and Greater Parallelism

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    Windows Server 2008 R2 (aka Windows 7) has been optimized to run more efficiently on modern CPU architectures. Minimizing resource contention and maximizing concurrency reduces overall system latency and increases server performance. In the case of resource...
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    Improvements to Server Core

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    SteveB has announced availability of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 beta program this evening at the International Consumer Electronics show. This signals imminent availability of the beta bits for beta program participants, MSDN subscribers...
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    Windows 7 SDK (also use this for Windows Server 2008 R2)

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    Windows 7 SDK is currently in Beta in connection with the recent Beta release of Windows 7. The SDK installation files are available via the Beta program portal on Connect as well as on the Microsoft Download Center . This Beta SDK release includes...
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    New NUMA Support with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

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    I just posted the following screen-casts on this topic at MSDN Channel9. Please see the following pages: Program Manager Discussion Topical Introduction Demo1 - System Topology API Demo2 - NUMA Device/Thread Locality Demo3 - NUMA Processor...
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    PowerShell V2 is for Solution Automation

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    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 includes PowerShell version 2 natively. PowerShell V2 is alos now available in CTP3 release and is back ported to legacy platforms including Windows XP. A significant new technology integration scenario is the ability...
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    Windows Management Infrastructure and BITS Compact Server

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    Much of the online information (blogs, script archives, etc.) related to Windows Management fails to address the interests of developers but rather focuses largely on the IT-pro community. Now, the Windows Management Infrastructure team (they own WMI...
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