Calling all Search and HPC ISVs….more $$$ on Microsoft platform!

Well I have to say it is great to be back!….well kind of, have to say I will miss the pool and evening Rioja! One of my colleagues James sent this to me whilst i was away…some really interesting articles around how Microsoft Platform ISVs make more $$$: Microsoft Wants More From Its ISV Channel for…

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Holiday Warning…

Hi All, Just a quick FYI that the blog will not be so diligently written up over the next week as I am off on holiday. I will of course be thinking of a whole host of stories to post when I get back.. 🙂 Enjoy!

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Offtopic – Printer software bigger than Office 2007 – help…!?

Okay, so one of my partners asked me this the other day and I have absolutely no idea – how come the latest printer software for my snazzy (though cheapest in the range) printer has software that once you download all the bits to make it run properly is larger than Microsoft Office 2007? Why…

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Offtopic: Brilliant video on Zune over on On10…bought mine…well 3 actually :-)

Right so today I took a little plunge and bought my Zune and 2 for some friends of mine….surfing around I found this great video showing all the details on the Zune – great overview of all the features from the product team in Redmond! http://www.on10.net/Blogs/duncan/zune-walkthrough/ Looking at everything it does – looks like great…

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HPC Technical Training – full in 24 hours…more to come!

Just a quick post to say that the HPC technical training on the 1st and 2nd November was filled in 24 hours – and so we wait listed people for an as yet unscheduled second session – and that is now full too…! We are doing our best to find a venue that can take 30…

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Scoble gives credit to Live on Search Performance..!

Well Scoble hasnt been positive on all things Search from Microsoft, looks that has changed for the time being. Damn, I saw some people talking about how much better Microsoft’s Live Search was and I just tried a few searches and, indeed, it’s a lot better than it used to be. They’ve significantly closed the…

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Reshuffle and Rebrand around Microsoft Search – Fantastic News….here’s why…!!

So there has been a little bit of a reshuffle in the Windows group in Corp and the search teams are now sitting under the Windows team and the ‘Live’ branding has been removed to sit solely with the Online Services Group (OSG). So all things Search that are inside the firewall, or in other…

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Microsoft technology perspective on Enterprise Search…great concise document!!

Been mooching around the new livesearch site on ms.com and come across this document introducing the different Microsoft technologies that allow businesses to harness the information they have and put it to good use. Really good concise article, you can find it here: http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/b/3/6b303b61-dbf9-4d20-907c-c8d7213d112b/May%202006%20Enterprise%20Search%20Whitepaper.doc Enjoy!

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Scripting for Compute Cluster Server on TechNet..

So the chaps in Redmond have come up with some great resources yet again to help out the field and partners with CCS, check this out:  Use scripting in your system engineering work? Interested in high-performance computing with Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003? Then check out our new site on the TechNet Script Center,…

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