Archive for January, 2009

IE8 hits the RC1 stage January 27th, 2009

Vinod Kumar

Yup. If you are on a non-Win7 build then do and download the new RC1 build of IE8 … This is supposed to be faster, easier, safer and reliable.

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Win7 Download time-out January 26th, 2009

Vinod Kumar

I have been on Win7 for over a month and half now and I have had no complaints with this new OS. There are some rough edges but if you ask me the satisfaction level has been well above the expectation of a Beta Software. If you are anxious in using the new Win7 build, I will highly recommend to go and download the Beta1 before time runs out. More information on this is here

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Threats and Countermeasures Guide January 26th, 2009

Vinod Kumar

In this internet based online world you will need to take care of securing your infra structure and your applications from malicious code run, on TechNet I found these cool guides for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista.

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More powershell HOW-TO video’s January 22nd, 2009

Vinod Kumar

There is something about powershell that is getting me interested in this technology more and more :). Now here are some TechNet HOW-TO videos that you can watch on the same subject. BTW, unlike my previous post, there is nothing specific to SQL Server in these video’s but it illustrates the power of using Powershell.

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SQL Week 2 Tips from TechNet January 21st, 2009

Vinod Kumar

The second weeks of tips from techNet is out here and what I love is the use of powershell with SQL Server specifically. I am excited because I will be doing a complete session on Powershell integration in our next VTD in Feb.

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