Microsoft runs SAP on SQL 2005

Can you believe this!! Microsoft is running SAP R/3 on SQL 2005! Thats so cool!  


SQL Server 2005 Resource Kit Releases in Australia

Australian Residents: In case you werent aware – the SQL Server 2005 (Yukon) Beta 2 Resource Kit is available free of charge at . It contains:  SQL Server 2005 Beta 2 Dev Edition SQL Server 2005 Beta 2 Resource DVD (Hours of streaming media) SQL Svr 2005 Beta 2 Hands-On Labs DVD (Virtual PC…


MOM 2005 is easy!

Man this tool rocks! I remember playing with MOM 2000 and thinking this is all too hard. You had to make a call on whether you wanted it to monitor everything (which results in too much information) or nothing (which results in you having to pick everything you want to monitor). Well no more. MOM…

Comment SPAM

Getting hit constantly by a comment spammer. You know the type. Comments like “Great site! Heres a link to my site…..”.  Ive had enough now. I’m not going to publish any of their comments. Forget about it spammer!


Windows Server 2003 SP1 RC Releases

Probably should first post where to get the Service Pack 1 from before I talk about newsgroups. You go get it from the Windows Server 2003 SP1 website. Start your testing your server apps now because it has all the lockdown stuff that was in Windows XP SP2!  


Windows Server 2003 SP1 RC1 Newsgroups

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 Release Candidate Newsgroup Microsoft newsgroups are great places to exchange ideas with others and discuss common issues.  This newsgroup is designed for users to share advice, ask and answer questions, and discuss their experiences regarding Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 Release Candidate.  This newsgroup is open to anyone…

SQL Server User Group in Perth

Very pleased to let you all know that Perth is about to get a SQL Server User Group! First session is likely to kickoff in early February once we’re clear on the first topic and speaker but more details will be posted shortly on the SQLServer Australia Community website. Finally! All the other states in…

ISA 2004 Presentation at Adelaide SBS User Group

Dean Calvert MVP for Small Business Server had me present at the Adelaide User Group tonight. Great turnout! Presentation went fine past the first demo and all. Unfortunately my second demo failed just at the crucial time when I wanted to do a reverse publish of an Exchange OWA server. Basically the ISA box started doing…


SMS 2003 Install

Recently Ive been doing a number of demos of SMS 2003 and MOM 2005. I had to set up an environment to do it though in my lab which has 6 HP DL380 G4 Proliants, 3 of which run Virtual Server 2005 and have dual hyperthreaded proc’s with 6GB RAM. I wanted to make sure…


Infrastructure SIG in AU Oct/Nov

October Provisioning Identity using Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 Presented by Mario D’Silva   The combination of large, multi-domain corporate networks and a user population with local, mobile, and remote access as well as identities to gain access to different applications/resources means that the creation and deletion of user accounts is no longer a simple…