MIX on campus – a lot of dodgy mo’s around

Just finished doing a presentation with the Bronwen and John from SoulSolutions to a group of secondary school teachers in the Faculty of Information Technology at QUT – they did some rocking demos around data management in Virtual Earth and an awesome demo of Spatial Data in SQL 2008 – this is the first time…

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What size footprint does your worker process leave?

Well it all depends on what you are cramming into your request pipeline! With IIS7’s modular architecture you have the ability to load only what you need to run. What does this mean – well let’s look at the footprint of a worker process that has all default modules loaded, i.e. ASP/ASP.NET/CGI/Authorization etc etc. To…

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MICROSOFT.COM running on Windows 2008 RC0

The entire Microsoft.com web server farm – 80+ server – is running Windows 2008 using IIS7.0 for their staging and pre-production services. That is a HUGE effort and those guys are really eating the dogfood trying all that. Note that I did say staging and pre-production – What about production? well it looks like a…

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ServerManagerCMD.exe to install IIS7

This is by far the quickest and easiest way to install IIS7 on Windows Server 2008, and even better – you do it via the command line! To install IIS7 on a brand spanking new build of Windows Server 2008 simply do the following: For a default install – that is the basic options to…

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Dynamics Dev Sessions

Shout out for Dave Lemphers who’s running Dynamics Dev days with what looks like a scorching agenda. In Dave’s words: "No marketing fluff, no sales spiels, no PowerPoint (I’ve ditched that in favor of good ole’ fashioned flip charts! and talkin’). Just honest, hardworking info on how to build solutions using Visual Studio, .NET and…

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Action Pack tools for web partners

via Christian Action Pack: Tools for Web Partners If you’re in the business of designing or developing Web sites or Web applications, you need the right tools to deliver the Web-based solutions your customers want. The toolkit to help you make the most of this growth opportunity has now been launched — the special edition…

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ISV Innovation Days

This is a great opportunity for hosters to network with Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) – as we all know that hosters are the platform of the future. Here are the details from Luisa in our partner team: ISV Innovation Days will allow you to connect with the Microsoft ISV Virtual Team (including  representatives from the…

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FastCGI GoLive for IIS5.1/IIS6

We just announced the Go Live release of FastCGI for IIS5.1/6 – how cool is that! This means the fully scalable production CGI environments can be run on the windows platform giving everyone the ability to deploy all sorts of applications. Check out the full details Can’t wait for IIS7 where FastCGI is a module…

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Stacks of IIS 7.0 Webcasts – come get it while its hot!

Heaps of IIS7 webcasts coming up, great if you like staying up and playing in the early morning as that’s when these webcasts will be aussie time but if you don’t mind waiting a little while they should be archived and you can watch them at your leisure. · What’s New in Microsoft Internet Information…

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