New Courses on the Channel9 Learning Center

As mentioned in a previous post, we are constantly expanding our selection of training courses on Channel9. Today (Nov 9th) we launch a few new courses. One of them is the the Windows Server 2008 R2 training. Windows Server 2008 R2, “Not your average R2!” Explore this significant Windows Server release via a self-paced training…

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Windows Server? – What Windows Server?

In a comment to one of my previous posts Dmitry asked: “I’d like to find details about different versions of Microsoft Windows like Server 2008, HPC Server 2008 and HPC Server 2008 R2. What is the difference between them? It’s very hard to find a table which would give such comparison. Is R2 just an…

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New Efficiency Launch Event Live on Monday

Experience The New Efficiency Microsoft Launch Event Live from San Diego October 26th Virtually! www.thenewefficiency.com/live View and download 18 IT Professional and Developer focused live sessions from San Diego starting at 9am PDT October 26th. Focusing on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Exchange Server 2010, you can listen to Microsoft experts, download valuable…

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Free eBook on Windows Server 2008 R2

Go and grab the free MS Press eBook, “Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2” by Charlie Russel and Craig Zacker! This is a fantastic resource for learning about the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 in the areas of virtualization, management, the Web application platform, scalability and reliability, and interoperability with Windows 7. Down the…

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PDC2009 Prep Guide For Server Guys+Gals – Windows Server 2008 R2

This post focuses on a series of select sessions closely related to the Windows Server platform. Read all related posts. The post highlights selected sessions and gives guidance on what to read or which website to check out to make the most out of your visit to PDC2009. Certainly not complete but something to get…

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Now available for TechNet Plus Subscribers

Reposting TechNet Edge post:   If you are one of our TechNet Plus subscribers today is the the day that you can get your hands on the RTM version of Windows Server 2008 R2.  The latest release of our Windows Server product.  In order to help get you ready to get those servers of yours…

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Windows 7 Application Compatibility – an IT Pro Guide

App Compat is only for developers, right? Not quite. If you are an admin you know what I am talking about. Lots of application – many of them still on Windows XP – need to be migrated to support the rollout of a new OS. Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit only) and Windows 7 (64-bit…

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CTP of Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 available today!

Today Microsoft made available the Community Technical Preview (CTP) of Windows HPC Server 2008 R2. Based on Windows Server 2008 R2, the CTP is a preliminary release, allowing an early preview of planned functionality for HPC Server 2008 R2. Check out Ryan’s blog post on the Windows Server Division blog and download the CTP via…

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Hyper-V News at TechEd in LA

Jeff Woolsey – after the #TechEd session – posted an update on Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 on the Virtualization team blog. Here’s test gist of it: Support 64 logical processors 384 concurrently running VMs per server Greatly enhance processor compatibility Read the full post at the source.

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Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 hit RC today

Yes! Find the latest and greatest about both release candidates (RC) on TechNet Edge. TechNet Edge, your source for up to date news, interviews and screen cast for IT Professionals worldwide. Some links IT Professionals (and developers as well) will be excited about: Windows Server 2008 RC interview with Ward Latest info about Windows Server…

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