Category Archives: Server 2008

What Does 256 CPUs Look Like In Task Manager?

  An Intel employee posted a screenshot of the Windows task manager showing 256 cores running on Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows Server 2008 R2 uses the same kernel as Windows 7, which can now accommodate up to 256 processors. … Continue reading

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‘GlobalNames’ Zone, A DNS Feature in Server 2008

Ive not blogged for a while so i thought i would pick a topic that not many people are talking about…….DNS Many Microsoft customers are still using WINS in their corporate networks. WINS is often used as a secondary name … Continue reading

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IIS7 Media Packs

IIS Media Pack 1.0 provides extensions that make delivering media from IIS simple, and cost-effective.  IIS Media Pack protects media assets as it increases scalability by supporting more concurrent users per server.  IIS supports all media file types, including WMV, … Continue reading

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Server 2008 AD Free Exams …

Registration is open till October 25th for testing New Virtual Lab based Exam 70-113: TS: Windows® Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring The new pilot exam “70-113: TS: Windows® Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring” tests candidate’s abilities to actually perform tasks … Continue reading

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Server 2008 Workstation :: Fine-Tuning Services

Fine-Tuning Server 2008 Services To make Windows Server 2008 as fast as possible you also need to do some Windows Services fine-tuning. Below is a table with a list of all services on a clean Windows Server 2008 Enterprise machine. … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 Core Survival Kit

Ok, not really a "survival kit" in the traditional sense.  I don’t have a magic download widget like CoreConfigurator or anything.  This is actually more like an emergency list.  You know, like if you live in areas where you need … Continue reading

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit Solution Accelerator

  The Microsoft® Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) makes it easy for you to assess your current IT infrastructure and determine the right Microsoft technologies for your IT needs. MAP is a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool that can … Continue reading

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