Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Hyper-V Guide

The Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Hyper-V Guide is the third instalment in a series of guides intended to provide easily accessible, hands-on guidance to our customer and partner community. This 145 page guide is available on MSDN, TechNet and as a separate DOCX, PDF or CHM download alongside the already available “Microsoft BizTalk Server…


Value from Microsoft Virtualisation

Thanks to Werner Kasselman, Infrastructure Technology Specialist, for the following links: Detailed Virtualisation Licensing Brief Licensing of Microsoft Desktop Applications Software used through Terminal Services Support Microsoft Virtual Server support policy Windows Server System software not supported within a Microsoft Virtual Server environment From an ISV perspective Microsoft has several Virtual Server Partners  Each vendor…

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Microsoft Application Virtualization – New Stuff

Thanks to Leon Booth for the following update: MSI Utility for Microsoft Application Virtualization http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=37A9E590-4F55-44AC-93E1-36EB63A09240&displaylang=en The MSI Utility for Microsoft Application Virtualization extends virtual application deployment options when a SoftGrid Virtual Application Server is not available. The MSI Utility enables the distribution of virtual applications without streaming This release also includes support for Windows 2003…

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Microsoft Virtual Server support

When trying to compile a list of Microsoft application that are currently supported by virtualization, Shaji Samuel found this article.  See also the Windows Server System Common Engineering Criteria: overview full report  This criteria for the “Support for Virtual Server” was added back in 2005, the criteria “Windows Virtualization Support” has been added for 2008. …

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Andy Lees’s on Virtualisation

Andy Lee’s the Microsoft Corporate VP for Server and Tools recently presented in Sydney. He spoke about : 1. 90% of Servers worldwide are running at <10% utilisation 2. 5% of the worlds servers are virtualised 3. Windows Server is on 70% of the world’s servers 4. Windows Server will have Virtualisation built into the…

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