|Windows 10 Comes Into Focus |
| By Paul Thurrott |
In late January, Microsoft will hold a special event for press and analysts at which it will unveil more information about Windows 10 and how it will work on all kinds of devices, not just traditional PCs. But we don't need to wait until next month to gain a clearer picture of Windows 10: Thanks to a number of leaks, we can already see some of the hidden features that will make this release a more cohesive whole.
This is a big deal.
As I wrote previously in Windows Technical Preview is Microsoft's Alchemy Moment, Windows 10 is arguably the most audacious release in the history of the platform. And I mean that in ways that may be a bit more profound than is immediately obvious. Consider how important it was when Microsoft finally created a single platform from DOS- and NT-based Windows variants and called it Windows XP. But with Windows 10, Microsoft reaches even higher. It is creating a single computing platform for Internet of Things and embedded devices, smart phones, tablets, hybrid PCs, laptops and desktop PCs, and even Xbox One.
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|IT/Dev Connections 2015 Registration Opens! |
|By Rod Trent |
If you've never attended IT/Dev Connections before, you're in for a real treat. Those that have attended in the past overwhelmingly stated that our 2014 event was the best ever. And, there's a real reason for that. A couple years ago we revamped the conference, taking into account the industry, the community, and direct feedback and began our trek to build the best tech conference available. IT/Dev Connections is the conference with a User Group feel. Capped at just the right amount of attendees, you get valuable content without getting lost in a huge crowd. And, the 2015 event is going to be even better – I dare say, even better than the lauded 2014 affair.
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|Exchange Online increases eDiscovery mailbox limit and boasts better performance too |
|By Tony Redmond |
The Office 365 Roadmap is a great place to look for information about what’s coming up in the cloud-based versions of the Office servers and potentially new versions of their on-premises counterparts. Browsing the “Rolling Out” section recently, I noticed that an entry saying “Exchange eDiscovery mailbox search limit increased to 10K mailboxes,” which prompted some investigation.
Exchange 2013 and Exchange Online share the Search Foundation with SharePoint. The introduction of the Search Foundation led to a reduction in the number of mailboxes that you could include in a single eDiscovery search. Exchange 2010 can search up to 25,000 mailboxes in a single operation and you can update the system registry to increase this limit at the expense of using additional memory.
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