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Manesh Karunakaran May 2010 Entries
Building the Ultimate SharePoint 2010 Development Environment
It’s been more than a month since SharePoint 2010 RTMed. And a lot of people have downloaded and set up their very own SharePoint 2010 development rigs. And quite a few people have written blogs about setting up good development environments, there is even an MSDN article on it. Two of the blogs worth noting are from MVPs Sahil Malik and Wictor Wilén. Make sure that you check these out as well. Part of the bad side-effects of being a geek is the need to do the technical stuff the best way possible ......

Posted On Friday, May 28, 2010 9:39 PM

Share Files and Folders and Internet between Guest OS and the Host in Hyper-V
For those who are familiar with the VirtualPC, vmWare and VirtualBox environments will be quite irritated to find out, in Hyper-V, there is no direct way to share files from the Host machine to the Virtualized guest environment. This is a good thing from a CIO perspective because there’s excellent isolation for the virtualized environments this way, but for the developer junkies like us, this is an irritant, especially for those who have nuked their Windows 7 OS and installed Windows Server 2008 ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 26, 2010 10:20 AM

Virtualize a 64 bit guest OS on 32 bit host OS
If you want to run a 64 bit virtual machine on a 32 bit host you have two options 1. VMWare Server (or a Workstation version that supports 64bit guests) 2. Sun Virtual box Though 64 bit guests on 32 bit hosts is possible, it requires that you are running x64 (not ia64) hardware. All the new Intel processors are 64 bit compatible (if you have T5200/T550 on your laptop, you are out of luck) VMWare has a free tool you can download to check whether your machine can run 64bit guests. Microsoft Vitual ......

Posted On Saturday, May 8, 2010 7:52 PM

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