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2.) Server Virtualization – Hyper-V
3.) Managing Virtualization – VMM 2008
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5.) Presentation Virtualization – Terminal Services
6.) Desktop Virtualization – MED-V and VDI
7.) User State Virtualization
8.) Building a Virtualization Infrastructure

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Microsoft Exchange 2010 Beta 1 available

 Ahead of time, Exchange 2010 Beta is available for download and TechNet is ready to grab the information….

Download Details: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Beta

TechNet: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 (Beta)

Today i’ve installed the public beta release and here are some first looks of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. (Exchange 14)

First of all i’ve installed a Microsoft Windows 2008 x64 Server. The next step is to install the pre-requisites.

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Windows Remote Management (WinRM) 2.0 CTP 3
Windows PowerShell 2.0 CTP 3
Update from KB 951725
Update from KB 950888
Update from KB 951116
Update from KB 952664
Update from KB 953290
Update from KB 958178
ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Extensions

ServerManagerCmd -i Web-Server
ServerManagerCmd -i Web-ISAPI-Ext
ServerManagerCmd -i Web-Metabase
ServerManagerCmd -i Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console
ServerManagerCmd -i Web-Basic-Auth
ServerManagerCmd -i Web-Digest-Auth
ServerManagerCmd -i Web-Windows-Auth
ServerManagerCmd -i Web-Dyn-Compression
ServerManagerCmd -i NET-HTTP-Activation
ServerManagerCmd -I RPC-over-HTTP-proxy
ServerManagerCmd -i RSAT-ADDS (reboot required)

After installing this pre-requisites, we’re going to install Microsoft Exchange 2010.

e2k10_001    e2k10_01    e2k10_02

e2k10_03    e2k10_04    e2k10_05

e2k10_06    e2k10_07    e2k10_08

e2k10_09    e2k10_10    e2k10_11

e2k10_12    e2k10_13    e2k10_14

e2k10_15    e2k10_16    e2k10_17

Windows 7 first looks

Today i’ve installed the Beta version of Microsoft Windows 7. It looks pretty much on Windows Vista, the setup is notting more then next…next…next.

After the installation, I’ve to fill in a username and password, setting the time zone, productkey.

Let’s have a look on the screenshots:




As you can see, it looks pretty much to Windows Vista. A few things that I immediatly saw was:

– Windows PowerShell V2, with a graphical interface. Easy with building scripts!
– Internet Explorer 8, first looks are great!