[dba-VB] OT: MS Office 2010 / MS SharePoint 2010 development system box requirements - please advise

Salakhetdinov Shamil mcp2004 at mail.ru
Mon Nov 28 04:33:50 CST 2011

Hi Jim --

Do you mean my family members getting a lot of computing power for "free" from my "mighty" server environment?
(And so I can save quite some money in long run by not funding them in upgrading their laptops and smartphones hardware? :))

Thank you

-- Shamil

28 ноября 2011, 06:45 от "Jim Lawrence" <accessd at shaw.ca>:
> PS this looks like a really good deal.
> Jim
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> Shamil
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> Subject: [dba-VB] OT: MS Office 2010 / MS SharePoint 2010 development system
> box requirements - please advise
> Hi All --
> I'm looking to setup a system box here for MS Office 2010 / MS SharePoint
> 2010 development to be able to run something like the following "virtual"
> development environment:
> 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (SP1)
> http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27417
> AFAIU that should better be  Intel i7 powered system with 8GB RAM etc, with
> Hyper-V support running  64 bit Windows 2008 R2 Server Standard Edition at
> least. Correct?
> Although I do not have that much development which needs such a computing
> power fully loaded all the time so I also wanted to share that system
> between my family members who all have their own laptops etc. of different
> types.
> Is that correct assumption/understanding that Hyper-V enabled Intel i7
> Windows Server 2008 R2 system would also be a good host running several VMs
> accessible via MS Windows Remote Desktops within my home/office network?
> I'm also considering an option of "hobo-ing" St.Petersburg city with my
> laptop and accessing that my "mighty" system via MS Windows Remote Desktop
> via Internet - I have a broadband access to Internet from my home so my
> running system should be available from outside using MS Windows Remote
> Desktop if it has a fixed IP address?...
> Please advise what are system box requirements for my development
> environment I mentioned above...
> Thank you.
> -- Shamil
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