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    Windows Licensing Calculator

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    Did you know that a license for Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition comes with 4 VM usage rights? Or that a Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter Edition license includes unlimited VM usage rights? Virtualization is changing the software landscape quite...
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    Neat Vista feature for travelers

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    Vista ships out of the box with some simple yet helpful features if you travel to locations in different timezones. My favorite is a new feature of the Taskbar clock. When hovering over the clock in the right hand corner of the Vista Taskbar a customizable...
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    Ferrari 1000 Vista updates available

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    While I am sitting in the Copenhagen Airport lounge, waiting for the SK flight to Seattle, I checked the EMEA FTP site from Acer to find 2 new downloads for the Acer Ferrari 1000 FOR WINDOWS VISTA. Yeah. Reasonably new; 2/7/2007 is the file date. Let...
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    Virtual PC 2007 had lift-off

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    Virtual PC 2007 has RTM'ed (kinda same as lift-off). It is now available for free on the Microsoft download website . Some of the new features that will be available with Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 are in VPC 2007: Support for hardware virtualization...
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    Where Microsoft is heading with Virtualization

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    Mike Neil just posted a very good summary of our Virtualization strategy. Mike Neil is General Manager Virtualization Strategy at Microsoft. He's responsible for planning, development and strategy of our Virtualization technology. In his recent post Mike...
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    SQL Server 2005 SP2 is available

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    Well, I am not a SQL Server guy but this is - again - an important release. Besides all the real great technical enhancements SP2 is quite remarkable from a Virtualization perspective. From the first paragraph of the announcement: " In addition, Microsoft...
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    India ISV Virtualization Summit

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    Just arrived in Bangalore. First time in my life in India. Since I arrived at 1:30am it hard to tell anything. But this is for sure, the conditions of the roads and streets are comparable to the condition you find in the US. Ok, I am from Germany, the...
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    On my way to the APAC Summits

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    Starting next week we execute the APAC leg of our Virtualization summits for ISV partners . Currently I am on a Lufthansa flight from Vancouver, Canada to Frankfurt, Germany. In Frankfurt I have a connecting flight to India. The first summit is in Bangalore...
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    Tools for Travelers

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    Try to save some money while on the road? Use the subway or Tube or S-Bahn instead of a cab or taxi. Granted it doesn't work in many cities and many times the place you stay isn't close to a subway station anyway and you don't like standing in a shaking...
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    Sleepless in Bangalore

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    No, it's not the title of a new movie from Bollywood studios. I'm still in Bangalore, of course, the event is tomorrow and I am tiered as hell. Just realized that my teammate Vittorio is in Singapore; he's Sleepy in Singapore . Hope he's around a few...
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