Thursday, September 01, 2005

Windows Systems and Storage Resource: The definitive BIOS optimization guide

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September 01, 2005
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ISSUE SPONSORED BY: CIO Decisions magazine

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IN THIS ISSUE

-- Guide simplifies BIOS settings and what they mean
-- Virtual Server 2005 boosts operating systems
-- Ask the Expert: Can I have two instances of Windows Server 2003
running on one machine?
-- Learning Guide: Server consolidation
-- SearchWinSystems.com Webcast Library
-- Word of the Day: What is 'globbing'?

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GUIDE SIMPLIFIES BIOS SETTINGS AND WHAT THEY MEAN | Serdar Yegulalp

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VIRTUAL SERVER 2005 BOOSTS OPERATING SYSTEMS | John Gormly

Find out which guest operating systems and supported-host operating
systems are supported by Microsoft Virtual Server 2005.
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ASK THE EXPERT: CAN I HAVE TWO INSTANCES OF WINDOWS SERVER 2003
RUNNING ON ONE MACHINE? | Laura Hunter

Dear Laura: How can I install two instances of Windows 2003 Server on
one box and give access to both servers for my users? I am trying to
configure the Development/Test server in one box.

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LEARNING GUIDE: SERVER CONSOLIDATION | SearchWinSystems.com

The concept of server consolidation shows promise -- but will it
really save you money? Browse this recently updated Learning Guide to
see our tips, articles and expert advice discussing the ins and outs
of Microsoft server consolidation!
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