TechNet Magazine: March 2011
|gg675932(v=msdn.10).md||Editor's Note: Virtual Aid
By Lafe Low
You have many choices when you’re planning your virtual infrastructure: virtualize the servers first, deploy a few virtual desktops into your infrastructure or incorporate application virtualization. Each “flavor” of virtualization has its benefits and its challenges. Particularly with application virtualization, you’re going to encounter OS incompatibilities. That’s where Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) and the rest of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) can come in handy.
IT Toolbox: New Products for IT Professionals
If you need to quickly find duplicate files or perform a pattern-based search for groups of files, this month’s tools can help you out.
Windows PowerShell: Splatting
Bundling parameters before sending them along to a command can save you time, but only if you’re using the latest version of Windows PowerShell.
Utility Spotlight: Optimize and Analyze Your Web Site
If maintaining a Web site is part of your charge, you know it’s a challenge balancing ease of use with SEO initiatives. The IIS SEO Toolkit can help.
Office 365 is exceptionally well-suited for small businesses looking to leap into cloud computing, with a full range of productivity and collaboration features.
SQL Q&A: Play the Index Card
SQL indexes can be problematic, but if you keep an eye on them and remain vigilant toward any issues, you should find them easier to manage.
Windows Confidential: Testing, Testing
Whatever happened to the classic software testing cycle of alpha, beta and, finally, release candidate? The Internet has changed all that.