March 25, 2023 | 14:01

Some baselines on Microsoft

In a developer forum today I came across a Netcraft statistic that shows how meaningless Mirosoft has become with its IIS server, .aspx and .NET webservices.1 The largest loss in sites for a major vendor this month comes from Microsoft, which is down 2,866,173 sites (-9. Read more

June 26, 2021 | 23:50

Windows 11

Even measured by Microsoft’s own standards, the half-life of promises is astonishing. Since 2015 it has been said that Windows no longer follows the classic licensing and version scheme. Windows 10 is the “last Windows”1. Six years later, everything has changed. That roughly corresponds to the lifespan of a PC office desktop. Read more

June 8, 2021 | 05:40

Live-Event: Windows Server 2022

Wednesday afternoon is designated for live-events on topics, software and technologies on my bucketlist, but not yet taken. So why not fire up screen-recording and make this an established part of this blog? Everything live and with the potential for being pin-tailed like a donkey when something’s going south? Read more

May 17, 2021 | 08:12

Microsoft Security destroyed

Benjamin Delpy did it again. This time his attention was focused on the aged SCCM1. Once developed in the late 90s, it looks back on a turbulent history with some twists and turns. Unfortunately the security behind it looks exactly the same what you would expect and at best can be considered as “rotten” when still using 3DES2 to communicate with clients3. Read more

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