November 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – SQL

  News Technical RollUp http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx     Downloads SQL Server Reporting Services Add-in for SharePoint Technologies The Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies is a Web download that provides features for running a report server within a larger deployment of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007….

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November 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

NewsBarcelona 3 – 7th November 2008http://www.microsoft.com/emea/teched2008/itpro/default.aspx Microsoft PDCWatch Highlights of the event and all top storieshttp://www.microsoftpdc.com/ New Virtualization Solution Accelerators • Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for SCVMM and App-V 4.5 – http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767857&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4 • Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool – http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767858&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4 • Windows Server 2008 Security Guide – http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767859&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4 • Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit…


October 2008 – Technology Rollup Mail – Security

News End-to-End Trust: What We’ve Learned So Far http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9480785 At the RSA Conference 2008 in April, Microsoft proposed a vision for End-to-End Trust and began an internal effort to identify scenarios that would realize this vision in a concrete form. This communication shares some of the feedback we have received to date from governments, industry…

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October 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

News Windows Virtualization Team Blog http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/ The World Simplified is a Virtual World http://blogs.technet.com/virtualworld/ Ask the Directory Services Team http://blogs.technet.com/askds/ Ask the Performance Team http://blogs.technet.com/askperf/ Microsoft Enterprise Networking Team http://blogs.technet.com/networking/ Ask the Core Team http://blogs.technet.com/askcore/ Microsoft Advanced Windows Debugging and Troubleshooting http://blogs.msdn.com/ntdebugging/ Terminal Services Team Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/ts/ The Hot Blog http://blogs.technet.com/hot/ Downloads Microsoft Network Monitor…

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October 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Internet

News Microsoft Internet information Server Web Playlists Release Candidate (RC) Released The Web Playlists Release Candidate (RC) release is ready for you to download and deploy. This release supports upgrade from the previous Go Live release. http://blogs.iis.net/vsood/archive/2008/09/12/web-playlists-release-candidate-rc-released.aspx URL Rewrite Module – Go Live release The IIS team has made the Go Live release of URL…

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October 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Manageability

News SMS&MOM http://blogs.technet.com/smsandmom/default.aspx The Deployment Guys http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys/ Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 IPD Guide – Now Available for Download https://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=wsignin1.0&rpsnv=10&ct=1221678237&rver=4.0.1534.0&wp=MBI_SSL&wreply=https:%2F%2Fconnect.microsoft.com%2FInvitationUse.aspx%3FProgramID%3D1587%26InvitationID%3DIPDM-QX6H-7TTV%26SiteID%3D14&lc=1033&id=64416 Now released to Connect, this guide leads the administrator through the process of planning a Configuration Manager infrastructure. The guide addresses the following fundamental decisions and tasks: identifying which Configuration Manager features will be…

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September 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – SQL

News   Technical RollUp http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx   Downloads   SQL – The Next Great Gaming Platform Presentation from GameFest 2008 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8b2a9674-13c4-42e3-8270-76813ab2a507%26displaylang%3den   SQL Server 2008 Report Builder 2.0 RC1 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Report Builder 2.0 provides an intuitive report authoring environment for business and power users. It supports the full capabilities of SQL Server 2008…


September 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Unified Communications

News   You Had Me At EHLO… http://msexchangeteam.com/default.aspx   Microsoft Office Outlook Team Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/default.aspx   Office Communications Server Team Blog http://communicationsserverteam.com/   Downloads   Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1 Starting with Exchange 2007, neither the Messaging API (MAPI) client libraries nor CDO 1.2.1 are provided as a part of…

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September 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Manageability

News   SMS&MOM http://blogs.technet.com/smsandmom/default.aspx   The Deployment Guys http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys/default.aspx   Ops Mgr 2007 Cross Platform Extensions Beta Refresh Now Available https://connect.microsoft.com/programdetails.aspx?ProgramDetailsID=2249   Downloads   SC Config Mgr 2007 SP1 Asset Intelligence Catalog Update This package will update the Asset Intelligence Configuration Manager SP1 catalog to fix the MPC issue, correcting the LU_MSProd table. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d6d7edf02-8a2a-4856-82c1-adde11529ac7%26displaylang%3den  …


September 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Security

News   Inside the Windows Vista Kernel http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9239060 By Mark Russinovich, Technical Fellow, Microsoft Platform and Services Division In this article, Mark discusses Windows Vista kernel features and enhancements in the areas of reliability, recovery, and security including the Kernel Transaction Manager, enhanced crash support, Volume Shadow Copy, BitLocker, and Code Integrity verification.   Evaluate…