Andi Gutmans on working with Microsoft & Improving PHP Performance on Windows

by MichaelF on October 31, 2006 08:31am   Today at Zendcon Bill Hilf and Andi Gutmans announced a new technical collaboration aimed at improving the performance of PHP on Windows both for IIS 6 as well as in the future including IIS 7 on Longhorn.  The partnership has multiple components including Microsoft releasing a FastCGI…

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Zend & Microsoft Technical Partnership: Enhancing PHP on Windows

by billhilf on October 31, 2006 08:30am Today I had the opportunity to attend and present at the Zend/PHP Conference and Expo in San Jose.  I was here to announce a technical collaboration between Zend and Microsoft that will improve the performance of PHP on Windows Server (and down the road Longhorn Server).  You can…

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Unsexy Development

by anandeep on October 27, 2006 12:27pm I loved doing development in a research and university environment. You got to write cool code, prove new ideas, break new ground and generally ended up with bragging rights to say “I did an image recognition algorithm on a multi-layer architecture implementing reactive and planning parallelism on an…

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Network Security Interoperability: Sam talks NAP/NAC with Mark Ashida

by MichaelF on October 26, 2006 05:13pm On September 6, 2006 Microsoft and Cisco announced the details of a technical partnership announced in October of 2004 focused on providing interoperability between the companies’ disparate network security technologies:  NAC and NAP.  In this interview Sam digs into the details with Mark Ashida, General Manager of the…

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There’s a Vendor in my OSS

by MichaelF on October 23, 2006 12:34pm   Taking a brief detour from the thread about OSS and its similarities (or not) to law to take note of a couple recent publications, both of which discuss the interaction between traditional IT vendors and OSS: In MIS Quarterly (September) (link) Brian Fitzgerald (University of Limerick—one of…

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Overloading ‘Clusters’

by Frank Chism on October 20, 2006 03:06pm "`When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, `it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.’ " Through the Looking Glass Lewis Carroll Where’s the glory? I work in the cluster business. I can tell you…

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Centrify’s Paul Moore Fields Questions from the Community

  by jcannon on October 19, 2006 04:40pm Paul Moore sits down with Sam in this podcast, our second go around with Centrify. For those who don’t know, Centrify builds software that provides access control and centralized identity management in mixed networks (Yes, this can include Windows, Linux, UNIX, Mac, J2EE and web platforms with…

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Introducing Frank Chism: High Performance Computing Blogger on Port 25

  by MichaelF on October 18, 2006 05:00pm Today we are pleased to introduce Frank Chism.  Frank is a Technology Specialist at Microsoft who has worked in the High Performance Computing space for 41 years.  He is joining our team of bloggers and will contribute a monthly blog regarding HPC.  In this interview Sam and…

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Xensource, Microsoft and Virtualization: Sam Interviews Simon Crosby, Xensource CTO

by MichaelF on October 17, 2006 06:16am Today Microsoft announced the addition of it’s Virtual Hard Disk Format (VHD) to the list of specifications covered by the Open Specification Promise (OSP).  As a result individuals and organizations can use, redistribute and modify Microsoft’s virtualization format for free. In light of this announcement we thought it…

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Windows and Linux Integration: Printer Sharing between Windows and Linux

  by MichaelF on October 16, 2006 08:13pm Last Thursday we posted an interview with Jeremy Moskowitz in which we mentioned the book he authored:  Windows and Linux Integration. As promised, today we have posted a complete chapter from his book dealing with:   Printer Sharing between Windows and Linux Please respond with any questions or…

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