What is this MaxConcurrentApi thing I keep hearing about?

Hi everyone – it’s obviously been a long while since I’ve published any updates out here.. its on my to-do list, I promise 🙂   In the meantime, I noticed that Tim Springston published a new article on MaxConcurrentApi that includes links to his detection scripts, some info on the new SCOM MP changes, etc.  You should…

Looking to ramp up on failover clustering in Windows 2008 R2?

As most anyone that knows me will confirm, I’m not a clustering guy..  not even close If you’re in the same boat, but want to ramp up on the changes / features in R2 failover clustering, check out the ramp up guide written by one of my PFE colleagues in the UK: http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/archive/2011/11/07/ramp-up-guide-windows-2008-r2-failover-clustering.aspx

RSAT Tools for Win7 SP1

Have been published.. grab’em HERE

2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 7 SP1 announced..

During our desktop virtualization hour held yesterday we announced some of the details of the upcoming SP1 for 2008 R2 and Windows 7.  If you’re interested you can get additional details here, here, and of course.. here.   The changes in virtualization alone are pretty compelling..    <taken from the PressPass site> Microsoft outlined improvements…

RSAT for Win7 RTM & KMS 1.2

Got published yesterday – check out: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7d2f6ad7-656b-4313-a005-4e344e43997d&displaylang=en and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968915 respectively..  Happy upgrading 🙂

Functionality changes from 2008 to 2008 R2

Granted, its still in beta but it’s never too early to start looking at R2 and what it brings to the table.  Give this link a look for some of the major changes.  Check out the changes in ADDS and Group Policy..  some very cool stuff in there.