Archive for August, 2008
The R2 release of System Center Configuration Manager is released today. Lots of people is already blogging about this new add-on to ConfigMgr. I haven’t played with all features yet, but the Client Status Reporting or “Client Health”, is one of the features I can’t wait to show to my customers. They will love it…
Another great feature is the support for Unknown Clients without using the MDT add-on. I’ve never been a big fan of MDT, so I really enjoy this update.
Version 5 is not around the corner so I wonder what will happen next… An R3 version or Feature Packs? Only the future will More >
Microsoft Corp. today announced the release to manufacturing of Microsoft SQL Server 2008, the new version of the company’s acclaimed data management and business intelligence platform. This version of SQL Server provides powerful new capabilities such as support for policy-based management, auditing, large-scale data warehousing, geospatial data, and advanced reporting and analysis services. SQL Server 2008 provides the trusted, productive and intelligent platform necessary for business-critical applications.
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SQL Server 2008 is now available to MSDN and TechNet More >
The SMS 2003 Toolkit tool Package Loader Tool has been updated to support Configuration Manager 2007.
The Preload Package Tool (PreloadPkgOnSite.exe) is used to manually install compressed copies of software distribution package source files on Configuration Manager 2007 sites. After package source files are installed, a status message is sent up the site hierarchy indicating the presence of the new package source files. This avoids sites higher in the hierarchy from copying package source files over the network when distribution points at child site are selected to host software distribution More >