Ireland’s first Windows Server 2008 in production on the Internet?

Unless you know differently, it looks like Blacknight have Ireland’s first Windows Server 2008 in production on the Internet: Windows Server 2008 is still in a Release Candidate stage – it doesn’t launch until 27th February. Well done Blacknight. Dave.


Getting PHP to perform on IIS7

So I finally have somewhere to post screencasts – Here’s my first post: Getting PHP to perform on IIS7 Basically I cover (in six and a half minutes) getting PHP to work on IIS7, improving its performance (lots) and extending it with .NET Enjoy, Dave.


IIS7 in Galway tomorrow..

I’m going to be giving a short talk on IIS7 in Windows Server 2008 tomorrow (Friday 2nd November) afternoon (14:00 for an hour) in the Radisson hotel in Galway for the Galway Area Microsoft Technology Users Group. Event details here.  Come along if your able to. Dave


Yesterday’s Longhorn Academy – Web and Application Platform.

For all those that attended yesterday’s session – Thank you, both Bob and I really enjoyed it (even if this was the session that took the most preparation). The slides will get posted up as soon as possible – same place as last time. Bob mentioned two really good webcasts about moving to Windows…


Thursday’s Security related nugget..

Although not specifically about security, today’s pointer is to a great Internet Information Server (IIS) 7.0 presentation.  IIS has had some bad press over the years, but has been a rock solid web server since we shipped Windows Server 2003 – there has only been one critical security update for it since it shipped (and…


The Web Server Wars (Apache vs IIS)..

And the winner is?  Apache – but not for long (according to the latest Netcraft report).  Had to share this with you.. “Microsoft continues to increase its web server market share, adding 2.6 million sites this month as Apache loses 991K hostnames. As a result, Windows improves its market share by 1.4% to 34.2%, while…