VolkerW's WebLog

Stuff mostly about Windows Fundamentals Also chirping at: http://twitter.com/volkerw
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    keynote frenzy

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    Usually I attend mostly technical sessions at event I visit. This time it is different. I try to grab as many keynotes as possible. I am off for the keynote of Intel VP for Mobility, Sean Maloney.
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    keynote frenzy

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    Usually I attend mostly technical sessions at event I visit. This time it is different. I try to grab as many keynotes as possible. I am off for the keynote of Intel VP for Mobility, Sean Maloney.
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    Wireless at IDF

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    There are many sessions and talks about wifi and wimax at IDF and Paul Ottelini addressed it at his keynote (WIMAX in India demo), there seems to be a big issue with the infrastructure at IDF. Even tough you get an IP address and are able to connect,...
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    Couple of notes from Paul Ottelini’s IDF keynote earlier today

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    He announced the encounter of new interactive elements for industry events like IDF: Birds-of-a-feather, Chalk-Talk and Think Tank. All sounds like stuff we do at TechEd and many other software events for quite some time. Welcome to the new Intel. The...
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    IDF just took off this morning

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    It is kind of embarrassing to sit in the first keynote at IDF, the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco and having an AMD based Ferrari notebook on the lab. Aren’t there any Intel based 64-bit capable laptops around?
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    Intense desire to blog

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    Other than Scoble (“She has let me geek out all week long without bothering me in the slightest.”), I have a life aside from of Channel9 and blogging. Oh, and a job to do (that is not very related to blogging)! I never thought I would feel like...
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    Virtual Worlds

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    Virtualization, becoming more and more popular, is around for quite some time. There are some very good articles/blogs/presentations etc out on the Internet talking about the history of Virtualization. “ Google” for it [:)]. A few recommendations: ...
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    Virtualization is taking over

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    At least in my web alerts. If I trust the news alerts I have setup with various websites and services on the Internet, words like Virtualization, Hypervisor, Xen and ESX Server dominate over my personal favorite “64-bit”. And if you add VT and Pacifica...
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    Working for Microsoft?

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    The Windows Compute Cluster Edition (CCE) team is looking to fill some pretty exciting open slots in the product and in the test team for CCE. If you go to www.microsoft.com/jobs and enter HPC as keyword you should find quite a few open positions (You bet we will ship the stuff early 2006!). Most of the jobs are in Redmond, WA. This is your opportunity to join an extremely motivated team of very smart girls and guys working on Microsoft latest addition to the Windows Server family. In case you a...
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    Virtually yours

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    They feel the heat. Even though I am not too fond of projects like Windows apps and Win4Lin on Linux on Xen but it is pretty obvious that Virtualization is the way to go. Informationweek : “VMware, a unit of EMC, announced Monday that several industry...
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    HPC at Microsoft is called CCE

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    The compute cluster stuff is getting more and more visibility outside and inside Microsoft. With the new Windows Compute Cluster Edition ( CCE ) shipping early next year, Microsoft increases efforts in getting the word out about the first version about...
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    Linux helps selling Windows on AMD64 HW

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    According to the Windows blog in Informationweek , "Advanced Micro Devices got its start in the server market by supplying 64-bit processors for use as the guts in Linux-based computers. Now, AMD's stake in the ground is working to Microsoft's advantage...
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    Testing 64-Bit Windows on BYTE Magazine

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    Why do you have to register to read one article ? I hate to register for just one article. Have you had a chance to read it? Is it worth the registration hassle? Thx.
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    Overclocking 64-bit

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    You will love this . From PCStats : "PCStats thought it would be interesting to see how overclocking is affected on the WindowsXP x64 Edition platform by illustrating both 32-bit and 64-bit benchmarks for an AMD Athlon64 4000+ based system. Would the...
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    Dell Says He’d Sell Apple’s Mac OS (cont.)

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    Some time ago I read and wrote about Dell could/would/might/think about supporting the Apple OS. Today I found this beauty. Certainly not the Apple style but a real progress in Dell design. I like the design AND the technical data (of course it's 64-bit...
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    Great 64-bit start this week

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    So much going on in 64-bit Windows land in the first 2 days of this week already. Some of the pretty exciting news: Simulation is one of the areas where applications can really shine in 64-bit. Masses of memory and compute power at hand. One of the...
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    The 5000

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    Who needs The 4400 if you can have The 5000+. Marcello over at hp counts over 5k applications available on hp Integrity servers. Nice. How many are on Windows? Can we see the list?
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    Win4Lin Announces Support For Running Windows On Xen

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    Thrilling, at first. Then I found out how " easy " it is to install the stuff. Something every administrator will love to do in order to support consolidation in his datacenter. Don’t you think? Hypervisor technology and OS awareness of virtualization...
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    Is the mouse mightier than the pen?

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    Baahhh. The question is, is Mighty Mouse also Windows compatible? And is there a 64-bit driver? Or does the Microsoft mouse driver do the trick? I definitely want one.
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    MOM 2005 Service Pack 1 (includes 64-bit support)

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    We're getting there. Download the latest Service Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 here .
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    64-bit Windows anti-virus not yet mainstream (come on!)

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    What's he talking about? It is not at all that bad. I found already quite a few comments on other websites and in blogs referring to this misleading article. Don’t know what Mr. McMillan had for breakfast and why he tries to tell us we have to wait another...
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