Brent Ozar has been writing excellent articles for a long, long time, so I’m not sure how I managed to take so long to find these two little beauties:
These puppies are firmly in the indispensable section of my bookmarks.
Just a quickie to let you know that the incredibly useful SysInternals Suite has been updated recently and can be downloaded here.
The following packages are included:
A very nice article regarding Exchange 2007 server sizing can be found here at msexchange.org.
It talks about how to size depending on the amount of mailboxes, mailstores and users.
Brian Madden has created an article that walks you through using Microsoft’s SoftGrid product to sequence or virtualise Microsoft Office 2007 in 30 easy to follow steps.
It is worth a read even if you don’t own SoftGrid as the concepts can be applied to other Application Virtualisation products. I used the section about tweaking the [...]
I’ve found a multitude of blogs that point out that significant performance enhancements can be attained by disabling the File Last Access Time Check registry key in Windows Server 200x& XP.
I tried it and it does indeed make a difference, but don’t just take my word for it as Microsoft have disabled it by default [...]
VMware recently published an article on the Virtual Reality blog that raises some interesting points as to why VMware is better than Xen & Hyper-V.
Some of the areas that get particular analysis are:
Direct driver model
More interesting still are some of the comments to post, have clearly been made by Citrix & Microsoft employees or [...]