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Just a short post. Grab this if you’re interested. “Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions” By Mitch Tulloch with the Microsoft Virtualization Teams, ISBN: 9780735693371

Virtualization SolutionsThis guide will teach you about the benefits of the latest virtualization technologies and how to plan, implement, and manage virtual infrastructure solutions. The technologies covered include: Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2009, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, and Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.

Download the first chapter or sign up to download entire e-book. (PDF, 14.4MB)

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  • Dear DotLucene

    Back in 2007 I posted a study notes post where I was planning to post about DotLucene and have forgotten about it. The other day I found these notes in my Google Notebook. Instead of lost and forgotten in my Google Notebook, it’s better to share here so someone can make a good use of it. These are just links and notes dump that I found over various sites. I hope I didn’t forget to add the link back references for all the notes.

    What is Lucene.Net?

    [ # ] Lucene.Net is a source code, class-per-class, API-per-API and algorithmatic port of the Java Lucene search engine to the C# and .NET platform utilizing Microsoft .NET Framework.

    Lucene.Net sticks to the APIs and classes used in the original Java implementation of Lucene. The API names as well as class names are preserved with the intention of giving Lucene.Net the look and feel of the C# language and the .NET Framework. For example, the method Hits.length() in the Java implementation now reads Hits.Length() in the C# port.

    In addition to the APIs and classes port to C#, the algorithm of Java Lucene is ported to C# Lucene. This means an index created with Java Lucene is back-and-forth compatible with the C# Lucene; both at reading, writing and updating. In fact a Lucene index can be concurrently searched and updated using Java Lucene and C# Lucene processes.

    Read the rest of this entry »

    DreamHost having yet another special discount for Valentine’s day.

    Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ day have converged this weekend and, quite frankly, we’re a little hot and bothered about it all. We’re having a sale to blow off some steam.

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    It’s just for a day, and will be expired by 2/14/2009.
    Alrite, I’m done passing on a good word, hope you use my referral if you happen to sign up for one. You can also use 50MV code for $50 off all new plan sign up.

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  • HP Mini Vivienne Tam

    Yesterday I found this cute yet very informative review on Liz’s blog about “HP Mini Vivienne Tam” and fell in love with it instantly. It’s almost the size of my diary and has other fashion accessories, bag and scarf, to go with it. The color and the design is just so captivating that I just want to have a feel of it. The design is somewhat like a Japanese Kimono…

    HP Mini Vivienne Tam

    Check out the specifications too, not too bad isn’t it?

    Operating system: Genuine Windows XP Home with Service Pack 3
    Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) Processor N270 (1.60GHz)
    Memory: 1GB DDR2 System Memory (1 Dimm)
    Hard drive: 60GB 4200RPM PATA Hard Drive
    Graphics card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 950
    Display: 10.1″ diagonal SD LED BrightView Infinity Widescreen Display (1024 x 576)
    Personalization: HP Mini Webcam with HP Imprint Finish (Vivienne Tam)
    Networking: Wireless-G Card
    Included Mobile Broadband: No Included Mobile Broadband
    Keyboard: HP Color Matching Keyboard
    Primary battery: 3 Cell Lithium Polymer Battery

    The Vivienne Tam Mini fashion accessory

    It’s perfect for everyday blogging and having a memory of 1GB and 60GB hard drive is ample enough for some simple usage. Check out detail product description on amazon.com. Oh, how I wish I could grab one and roam around in town showing it off. :P

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  • DreamHost Apps

    DreamHost Apps

    In case you don’t know, DreamHost is giving away 10,000 DreamHost Apps accounts for phase 2 of their beta testing.

    There are nine different supported web applications you can try out and more to come later (so it says). It’s free hosting and you can host your own domain or use their free dreamhosters.com subdomain. Very easy one-click installations and everything will be done within minute.

    Available Free Web Apps
    WordpressDrupalZen Photo
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    It’s a very good way to try out all those application for free so better grab one now.

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  • Feed Problem

    I transferred my feeds from feedburner.com to feedburner.google.com account. I don’t know why but the notice there says to move it by next month so I moved it. The previous link http://feeds.feedburner.com/mayvelous changed to http://feeds2.feedburner.com/mayvelous, but both should work, the first one redirects to the new link so it’s fine.

    But a little problem; now I’m getting 50 old posts in my reader, all from Burmese blog. Feedburner link is my combined feed built with yahoo pipe so I don’t know why I’m getting lots of old post now. I checked the output from yahoo pipe and it shows both English and Myanmar posts in correct order but…those in current feedburner link are all Burmese. Just weird, may be the account still updating.

    Anyways, hope this short post comes out well.
    Alrite, testing 1, 2, 3.

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  • My brother, Aung a.k.a Zatlite, has started blogging yesterday after a few years of persuasion from me. He started off with twittering ,which was also the result of my persistent persuasion, and has been a good regular twitterer to date. Yesterday, he suddenly made himself a blog and now he’s crazy about it.

    His very first blog, “The private life of a badminton maniac“, talks about all his passion on racquet sports, especially badminton and racquet breaking hobbies. I’ve posted some of his actions on the past Badminton games in this post and; photos and videos of his squash tournament here. Read the rest of this entry »

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