Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate Avaliable for Download!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Microsoft announced today the Release Candidate of Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows Server 2008 R2 is the next version of Windows Server operating system from Microsoft. A Beta version of Windows Server 2008 R2 released exactly 3 month ago, and now it’s already in RC stage. Windows Server 2008 R2 RC can be download from Microsoft Download Center. As published with the beta release, Windows Server 2008 R2 is going to include several improvements from it’s predecessor. These improvements include the following: Improved Web Application Platform “Windows Server 2008 R2 includes...

Windows 7 Release Candidate is Publicly Released!

Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) is publicly available for download!                                                                                    Few days earlier (30/4/09), Microsoft released Windows 7 RC to TechNet/MSDN subscribers, other MS freaks probably got the release a week or two before using “Other” download site…. The RC build, as anticipated, is 7100 and the ISO’s can be download after a quick registration from Windows 7 Release Candidate Customer Preview Program Page. You can also use the following direct download links (no registration), thanks to Windows Seven Forums X86 - Windows 7 RC (Build 7100) x86 X64 - Windows 7...
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Microsoft vs. Linux – Should Microsoft worry?

Monday, May 4, 2009

NetApplications, a company running the MarketShare site, reported earlier today that Linux usage share on client devices has surpassed 1% for the first time in their tracking. According to MarketShare “Linux has been successful primarily as a server operating system, but client usage share has not kept pace with server share. Linux has reached this important milestone on the client as Linux-based systems have become more functional, easier to use, and pre-installed on computers from vendors like Dell.” Although Windows usage is decreasing (91.58%, April 2008 / 87.90%, April 2009)  it seems that Microsoft...
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