Virtualization on Windows 8

As a software developer, I always found that Windows Server was the better operating system to use because I had access to IIS, could install the full version of SQL Server, and most importantly, Hyper-V. When ever I first got a workstation and installed Windows Server on it, depending the version of Windows Server, I…

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Windows 7 Springboard Series

You have may heard a lot of buzz about Windows 7 being released to manufacturing (RTM). This is a huge milestone for any software organization because it means that the coding is done, product team has signed off on the deliverables, and it’s being prepared to be sent to partners and resellers. But there is…


Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 & Hyper-V 2008 R2 == RTM

What a day! First Expression 3 products become available for download and now, hot off the presses (assuming there still are such things)! Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Hyper-V 2008 R2 have hit their milestone called Released To Manufacturing (RTM)! This basically means that all the hard work all the developers have done…


Dynamic Disks: Use with care

I recently had a Windows XP desktop computer die on me a while ago, so I basically cannibalized the parts (memory, video, and hard drives). I couple of days ago, I was looking for some data and realized that it was on one of the hard drives from the dead computer. So I attached the…

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