Statcounter: Bing leapfrogs Yahoo again

You might remember Statcounter.com as the site that came in the news a few weeks ago when Bing overtook Yahoo, due to the sudden interest immediately after launch. Back then, as many predicted, it didn’t last long, as people quickly switched back to their old search habits. But I just checked the Statcounter site and noticed…

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Bing Community – an undiscovered site

Check it out: http://www.bing.com/community/ Nice layout & content organization. Much better organized when comparing it with the typical forums/community sites that you see on Microsoft sites or MSDN (or other non-Microsoft ones)

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FCI – how to use classification (video)

Just found a new video demonstrating the new classification feature in Windows Server 2008 R2. Enjoy! Special thanks to dawho1 who posted the video.

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What does Bing stands for?

In my personal opinion, BING = Bing Is Not Google (to continue the tradition of recursive acronyms) And it’s true. Bing attempts to be a decision engine, not just another search engine. It is interesting that Google itself has an “I’m feeling Lucky” button, but using it simply means that you let the search engine…

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Script of the week: how to expire files with Classification

It is an eye opening experience to sit at our FCI booth and see customer after customer telling us their biggest problem with managing file servers today: lots of old data sitting on their file servers. When I tell them how that our classification feature solves this problem, it something that always brings a sincere…

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The buzz around Classification is going up!

More and more posts appear on File Classification – it’s hard to keep track of them. Here is a few sample (if I missed anyone, sorry – it s not intentional) Coded Style has a post on titled Getting Personal with Windows Server 2008 R2 File Classification in which he notes the particular attention that FCI…

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Classification – under the hood (part 1)

As promised, I will add more technical information about File Classification Infrastructure (FCI) in a series of technical posts devoted to FCI architecture and internals. We started the classification project with an ambitious vision: to provide a simple, open and comprehensive way to organize data at enterprise level, primarily for files stored on shares. The…

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File Classification Infrastructure – launched today!

Today it is an exciting day for all of us – we just announced our new classification platform at TechEd! It is a culmination of many months of team work, mostly in secret until now (which also explains also the silence on this blog). For an overview of FCI (the File Classification Infrastructure) in Windows…

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Tom’s Hardware: SSD comparison table (take 2)

Tom’s Hardware does it again! http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/256gb-samsung-ssd,2265-8.html What is notable is (again) the relative power consumption between various SSDs – ranging from 0.5W (for Intel X25-E/M) to a whopping 4.6 W (for Soliddata). Here is the summary table: Manufacturer Intel Intel Mtron Mtron Family X25-E X25-M SSD MOBI SSD MOBI Model Number SSDSA2SH032G1GN SSDSA2MH080G1 MSD-SATA3525-032 MSD-SATA3525-064…

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