George Cerbone's blog

Thoughts on infrastructure architecture

How long is a piece of string?

A raging email thread on one of our internal aliases led me to an old blog entry about self-locking...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/21/2007

Web 2.0 thoughts from the boss

Dan has written a great post on Web 2.0 and why young(er) folks seem to "get" it more easily. I've...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/14/2007

Enterprise Authorization

My colleague Curt Devlin has written a great article on enterprise authorization.  This is a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/13/2007

Sun to sell Windows

I never thought that I would see the day that Microsoft and Sun would have become so close, but Sun...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/13/2007

Will Microsoft Become Facebook for the Enterprise?

Great article from CIO on some really innovative social networking work that Wachovia is doing.

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/13/2007

Death of the Datacenter

I've believed for a long time that the "Datacenter" as it exists today is a doomed entity, which...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/10/2007

First MCA board

I recently got the opportunity to serve on my first MCA board in Atlanta, GA. Congratulations to all...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/23/2007

Green Datacenter Initiative

One thing that has been on my mind lately...how can folks reduce the amount of power that they are...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/23/2007

MSDN Financial Services Industry Center

Check out the MSDN Financial Services Industry Center, run by Mike Walker. Excellent content!...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/18/2006

Windows PowerShell...

...has relased to the web! Download is available here:...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/15/2006

Financial Services Webcast series

The 3rd Unwrapped for Financial Services Webcast Series for Developers is coming up in September....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/17/2006

Perspective Based Architecture

My colleagues, Lewis Curtis, Ryan Plantm and I have been working on an architecture methodology...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/16/2006

First post from Live Writer!

Now that we have released the Live Witer beta, I'm planning on being much better about keeping my...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/15/2006

George awarded MCA

I have just been notified that I have sucessfuly passed the architecture board, and I am officially...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/03/2005

Rights management tension

A comment to a recent post to my blog regarding rights management: "Sounds like an innovation your...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/01/2005

Warfighting and Architecture

In his book Blink, Malcom Galdwell discusses the experience of Paul Van Riper in creating structures...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/01/2005

Secret Code, Part 2

The second pillar that Microsoft believes in is the idea of integrated innovation. Integrated...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/28/2005

Microsoft's secret code revealed!

I am often asked by architects to explain “Microsoft’s strategy” on some piece of software. "What is...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/23/2005

What is infrastructure architecture?

architecture The fundamental organization of a system embodied in its components, their...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/01/2005

DSI Core Principles

Check out the DSI core principles at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/dsi/dsicore.mspx

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/01/2005