MSDN Video covering the removal from MSMQ 5.0 of the Windows 2000 client support service

And 3rd in the trio created for Windows 7 / Windows 2008 R2, we have: Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) – Removal of Windows 2000 Client Support Service where Nancy Strickland discusses the impact of installing Windows 2008 R2 domain controllers on Windows 2000 machines running MSMQ applications.

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MSDN Video discussing improved queue handling in MSMQ 5.0

Here’s a short (3 minute) video from December covering an improvement on performance introduced in MSMQ 5.0. I’m not sure it’s worth the coverage as the number of systems with vast numbers of queues is pretty small but there you go. Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) – Improved Queue Handling  Again voiced by Nancy Strickland and with…

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MSDN Video demonstrating MSMQ 5.0 and SHA-2 incompatibility

Just noticed that MSMQ is featured on Microsoft Showcase as part of the “Windows 7 – Known Incompatibilites” series. Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) – SHA-2 is the default Hash Algorithm, and how to overcome it This 8 minute video, voiced by Nancy Strickland, covers the changes to the default hash algorithm used by MSMQ and…

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If you’re interested in solving "Insufficient Resources" problems with MSMQ …

then you definitely want to read these blog posts by Mark Russinovich: Pushing the Limits of Windows: Physical Memory Pushing the Limits of Windows: Virtual Memory Pushing the Limits of Windows: Paged and Nonpaged Pool Pushing the Limits of Windows: Processes and Threads Pushing the Limits of Windows: Handles I was fortunate enough to catch…

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Free eBook download – "Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2"

Sadly no MSMQ 5.0 content but may still be of interest:  Download the Free MS Press eBook:  Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2  Blurb: “Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2, by Charlie Russel and Craig Zacker, is a great resource for learning about the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 in the areas of virtualization, management,…

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Is BizTalk supported on Windows Server 2008 << R2 >>

Support is only provided for platforms that have been tested successfully with the product. This testing will exclude operating systems that are in development/beta as there is no guarantee the results will be valid on the released version.  In the case of Biztalk Server 2009, the server operating systems tested were: Windows Server 2008 “R1” Windows 2003…

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MSMQ 5.0 – Changes introduced with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Quick clarification point to prevent confusion: MSMQ 5.0 means Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 MSMQ 4.0 means Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 ‘R1’ Currently there doesn’t seem to be much to worry about – business as usual for most customer. There are two items of interest, though, discussed in the Windows 7 Application Quality…

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