As promised, Microsoft today has released Windows 7 SP1 (Service Pack 1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (Service Pack 1) to public as a free download.
Microsoft has just released RTM (final) version of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 for their MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Public version will be available on February 22nd via Microsoft Download Center and Windows Update.
Who would’ve ever thought that a Windows based supercomputer will ever go pass the Petaflop barrier? Yes, as astonishing as it may sound but according to Microsoft, a supercomputer based on Windows crossed the petaflop barrier but fell short of a supercomputer with the same hardware configuration running Linux.
Microsoft has just released Release Candidate version of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 for users running the final RTM version of the respective operating systems.
The final bits of Windows Server 2008 R2 (RTM Build 7600.16385) are now up on MSDN and TechNet Plus. TechNet Plus and MSDN subscribers can now download and evaluate Windows Server 2008 R2 before the official public availability in October.
Windows Server 2008 R2 is the next version of the Windows Server operating system from Microsoft, building on the features and capabilities set of the current Windows Server 2008 release version. Here are the screenshots from Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise x64 Release Candidate (Build 7100).
Here are some exclusive wallpapers for the upcoming Windows Server 2008 R2 aka Windows 7 Server internally. If you are like me testing a copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 then you would love to have these wallpapers on the desktop of your Server box!
We did a comprehensive review of Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 when it was released back in August 2008. Not surprisingly, there is no major change since Beta 2. I did some testing of RC1 bits installed on Windows Vista Ultimate (x86) and my own impressions are that IE8 is indeed generally faster than Beta 2.
Got a MSDN or TechNet Plus subscription? If you are among those lucky people on earth with either of these two subscriptions then you can now immediately get hold of the betas of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft has released Windows Server 2008 evaluation VHD (Virtual Hard Drive) images for Hyper-V which as of now is available for download from Microsoft Download Center. VHD format is the common virtualization file format used by virtualization software's from Microsoft like Virtual PC, Virtual Server 2005 and Hyper-V