WOW. Still getting questions on Dual-core

Q: Can Windows 2000 take advantage of dual-core technology. Yes and No. This is a very common misconception.  Windows 2000 *can* take advantage of both hyperthreaded *and* dual-core processors.  To make a long story short, the OS is unaware of the underlying processor technology.  Windows 2000 will treat a single core, hyperthreadable processor as 2…

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I’m Still Here

Wow…  over a month since my last entry…. Sorry everyone, but things have been quite busy around the cage.  By the way…  we finally recieved another group of servers.  In the purchase were: 15 – HP DL385, Dual-Processor, Dual-Core, AMD Opteron, 8gb RAM6 – HP DL585, Quad-Processor, Dual-Core, AMD Opteron, 32gb RAM (See previous posts)1…

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HP 64bit Opteron Follow-up Post

I’ve had several folks email asking for more pics of the 64bit HP DL585 boxes, especially the drives and processor modules.  Here ya go fellow geeks.  😉 SAS DrivesClick on image for a larger view SAS Drive Internal ChassisClick on image for a larger view SAS Drive Rear View (upside down)Click on image for a…

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Additional Patches for WMF (Windows Meta File) vulnerability

For those of you not following our discussion over at the Channel 9 blog, there have been a couple of additional patches released today that are related to the WMF (Windows Meta File) vulnerability. You can find out more info about the two new patches at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908519 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/892843 You should run Microsoft Update:http://update.microsoft.comor visit:http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/update/bulletins/200601.mspx

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