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    Virtualization at TechEd 2007

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    Don't miss the sessions about Virtualization at TechEd 2007 in Orlando, FL. Patrick over at the Windows Server Division Weblog has the info . Excerpt: Looking for something a bit more technical? Well I'd recommend the following sessions: SVR239 - Virtualization...
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    VHD Test Drive - VSTS Image

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    VHD Test Drive has posted a new image for download on Microsoft Connect . Today we uploaded an image with Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition plus Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite + Microsoft Team Foundation Server . In total we currently...
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    Microsoft pushed Virtualization

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    We are always our first and best customer for our own products. Microsoft pushed Virtualization even inhouse as the Computerworld published in its Q&A with Devin Murray, group manager within Microsoft’s utility services group: " In a recent interview...
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    Hardware Virtualization Check Utility

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    How do I find out if the processors in my laptop, desktop or server supports resource virtualization? Does my system run on Intel-VT or AMD-V ? There are a few tools out there allowing to check either one or the other vendor's processors or they just...
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    What is CCE anyway

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    Windows Compute Cluster Edition or CCE is the Windows Server SKU targeting High Performance Computing (HPC). If you type www.microsoft.com/hpc into your favorite browser's address bar it will take you to the Microsoft HPC website. BTW, the official name...
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    When I'm 64

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    Well, I have to admit I was a bit confused by the piece from Joe Wilcox : "During a speech this morning, Bill Laing, general manager of the Windows Server division, reiterated that, after 2008, Microsoft would only produce 64-bit operating systems. Windows...
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    Pop goes the Mashup

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    Nice new mashup tools (for beginners). According to Scoble even I can build my own version of Twittervision in just minutes. Haven't played with mashups or Popfly yet. I guess I'll try it out over the weekend. Virtually Yours Did you notice the URL? http...
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    VHD Test Drive - Vista Images

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    The VHD Test Drive team has posted new images for download on Microsoft Connect . I guess many of you have been waiting for this. We just finished uploading the first 2 Vista images . Yeah, that's right, Vista. The first image is our Vista base image...
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    Windows Server Virtualization Feature update

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    Mike Neil, Microsoft GM of Virtualization Strategy just posted an updated feature list and more over at the Windows Server Division Weblog . He also addresses the classic virtualization scenarios Consolidation Business Continuity Test and Development...
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    Print your own 3D-duck

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    Not that I would need another duck for my bathtub but a printer capable of 'printing' 3D objects ... that would be cool. While still a bit expensive today, it will certainly come down in price if enough early adopters go and buy one to print their own...
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    VHD Test Drive - SCVMM Image

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    VHD Test Drive has posted a new image for download on Microsoft Connect . This morning we uploaded an image with Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition plus Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 Beta 2 . In total we currently provide...
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    Getting started with SoftGrid

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    Ok, so far my attempts to get up to speed on SoftGrid have been not very fruitful to say the least. Now I found this video and watch it while writing this blog post. The video is part of the Windows Vista Enterprise Video Demos . The presenter is Chad...
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