August 2006 - Windows Watch Dog
A talk with the head of Microsoft Security Response Center, Stephen Toulouse. Plus, our IT admin quiz, Windows Server 2003 R2 and the new DFS, a look at Microsoft's new management team post-Bill Gates, virtual server roundup and more.
When malware strikes Microsoft code, Stephen Toulouse and the MSRC team rush in to extinguish the fire.
Virtualization on the server side can add up to big savings in hardware costs.
Are you the master of your Windows domain?
New management team must fill the void left by Gates.
Windows Server 2003 R2 and the new DFS.
Don't be fooled by the introductory nature of this SQL Server 2005; be prepared to get tested on a broad spectrum of topics.
Automate your task management without learning a new language.
Upcoming Microsoft products will be more powerful and larger than their predecessors -- but with such great size comes great responsibilities.
ISA Server 2006 is similar to its predecessor, but there's enough new stuff to make it worth a look.
Mary Jo talks with Microsoft about a world of robots.
Readers give their impressions of Microsoft's "digital work style."
Automate admin tasks easier with the new Windows PowerShell.
On one sunny summer day, this IT manager's network turned slow and lazy -- to his consternation.
Encrypt an entire system partition with Microsoft's BitLocker for Windows Vista.
From software packaging to lying users, the world can be an annoying place for IT admins.
A Q&A with John Landry, co-founder of Adesso Systems.