In this episode, the roundtable discusses the idea of technical debt. They look into why technical debt occurs, why it isn’t always a bad thing, and how to possibly optimize for when to incur it.
Christ Evans from Architecting IT comments: I’ve just installed Windows 8.1 in a test VM to give it a whirl. This is supposed to be the version with the return of the start button, but I think in fact Microsoft have just made things even more confusing. I’m an outspoken critic of the train wreck […]
I was looking through some email today and saw a newsletter from ZDNet at the top of my inbox. Â Normally these don’t get my immediate attention, but for some reason, today… it did. Â There was a post from Mary Jo Foley (linked below) looking at the upcoming file system in Windows Server 8, ReFS. I […]
The next version of Microsoft Windows Server includes integrated data deduplication technology. Microsoft is positioning this as a boon for server virtualization and claims it has very little performance impact. But how exactly does Microsoft’s de-duplication technology work?