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Seen on Windows-Now.com...

a whale with millions of tiny barnacles attached to it. on Microsoft ecosystems... love the imagery of this, it's about the best metaphor that describes Microsoft I've seen ;-).

Cheers,

ET


Wow! Exactly what I've been waiting for!! So yesterday Brian Harry blogged about a Server Manager tool he developed on the side and asked us if we taught that was going to be useful as a power tool. Well... Absolutely. Manageability as been...how to say... difficult in V1 with tools like this it will certainly help see if our infrastructure is healthy and how well we do. Those stats will be very important for some of our folks. So I say ... absolutely Brian bring it on. Cheers, ET ......

So today an internal Team decided to move to our corporate TFS instance (nothing new there) the crux was that they are running a mix of VB6, VS2003 projects. I say "Hey no problem you guys can use the MSSCCI Provider for TFS and it should work like a charm!" so after our conversation I remembered that I had not tried this at home like they say, I have been using VSTS (2005) and have not worked on a legacy project in a while. So off I go and download the MSSCCI Provider and install it in VM (that ......

So Howard tagged me yesterday ;-). I met Howard at Microsoft a few months back working on the OD for TFS. Here goes 5 things few people know about me ... 1. Today is my birthday... I'm old ... but I'm still barely clinging to my 30s. 2. I used to play football when I was ... younger ;-). I had to stop because I broke my tibia (that's the big bone on the lower part of the leg) and was 6 months in various casts and it was never the same after. Oh and did I mention it was touch football ;-). I still ......

The RC is out get it here

Note: you need to be part of the connect site to be able to download it.

I'll be testing in the next few days to see if the pesky 915 Chipset problem is resolved or not (that's the keyboard stutter problem for those that don't know).

 

Cheers,

ET