Are these your problems with Windows?

Assuming most of the desktops in your current enterprise are installed with Windows XP (SP2/SP3) or Windows 2000, here is a list of problems you (administrator) might be facing with them. Problems: 1.      The users on most of the desktops use administrative accounts to work on their PCs. This is usually done so as to…


Launching Windows Essential Server Solutions

Microsoft is launching it’s new series of small and midsize server solutions on 12th of November. The two products which are part of this launch are Small Business Server 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008. For more details check this out link. Technorati Tags: Small Business Server,Essential Business Server


Virtual TechDays – September 2008 – Managing Virtual Infrastructure

Hi, this is Ravi Sankar ( ) again from the TechNet India team. This is the second blog post I am writing in response to the questions we received as part of virtual tech days ( ). This time I am answering the questions from the session “Managing Virtual Infrastructure” Q1: Is virtualization suitable for…


Q&A: Performance Tuning Redefined with SQL Server 2008

I am sure you folks are enjoying all the Q&A posted by my fellow Evangelists on this blog. The intentions are very much there to give you complete information even after our webcasts have got over. If you didnt get to read the Part I Q&A I wrote around the DMVs session, dont forget to…


Virtual Tech Days Sep 08 – Managing Windows Vista using Windows Powershell

  Hi, I am Ranjana Jain  ( . I was one of the presenters at the recently held Virtual Tech Days from Microsoft. I presented two sessions – a. Managing Windows Vista using Windows Powershell and b. A look at the performance changes in Windows Vista SP1. A number of questions were asked during these…


Virtual Tech Days – September 2008 – Virtualization Security

Hi I am Ravi Sankar ( from the TechNet India team. First of all let me thank everyone who attended the sessions under virtualization track. We have received hundreds of questions as part of the sessions and due to time constraints the speakers could answer only a few of them. So I am taking this…


Q&A: Top 10 DMVs Admins must know in SQL Server

In the recent Virtual TechDays that got concluded we had a number of sessions and there were questions that couldnt be answered. You can download the PPT for the “Top 10 DMVs Admin must know in SQL Server” at: Question Asked: What is ITW in SQL 2000 and What are DMVs? ITW is Index Tuning…