Tech Tidbits Daily Podcast for December 15, 2005

Want to play with Microsoft server technologies in a digital sandbox?  Then check out TechNet's Virutal Lab. Some things you can try out include:

  • Live Communications Server
  • Rights Management Services
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Labs
  • SQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
  • SharePoint Portal Server 2003
  • Internet Security Accelerator
  • Exchange 2003

There are some unique system requrirements like OS, Browser, Screen Size, ActiveX Control, etc.


Tech Tidbits Daily Podcast for November 14, 2005

eWeek for 31Oct05 had a pretty interesting eWeek Labs review of the open source portal tool Liferay Portal 3.6.1 that you might be interested in if you need to setup a prototype portal server for a demo or for small workgroup just getting started. This is a J2EE based portal that will support identity management via LDAP or Active Directory.  Other links mentioned in the podcast:

GotoMeeting & event for November 2005 is this Saturday - 1:30 PM (EST) and will cover news from the Portable Media Expo and Podcasting Conference.