09/01/2011

Dumb IT

Everybody makes mistakes, but some gaffes are bigger than others. Readers share their biggest blunders.


In-Depth

Dumb IT Mistakes: Readers Share Their Biggest IT Goofs

Even the sharpest tools in the IT shed blunder from time to time. Here are a few of your biggies.


Microsoft's Sleepy E-Commerce Strategy

While competitors ramp up in a re-emerging space, Microsoft seems content to cede power in the market for e-commerce applications.


Best Practices for Setting Up Resilient Databases for Scalability, High Availability and Disaster Recovery

For IT professionals dealing with databases, a few processes can ensure flexibility and stretch the limits of uptime.


Product Reviews

ScriptLogic Privilege Authority: Boosting User Productivity

Users gain some needed control over their applications without surrendering security or stability.


Barney's Rubble

Keeping XP Alive

Doug muses on the future demise of XP -- and why it may never completely go away


Decision Maker

Virtualization Licensing: Time To Take a Fresh Look at Your Virtual Infrastructure

Virtualization licensing is changing -- take time now to review your infrastructure (and all the vendor options) now to make sure you're getting the best deal going forward.


Foley on Microsoft

Is Microsoft on the Right Path with Windows Phone?

Mary-Jo Foley weighs in on why so many pundits are coming down so hard on Microsoft's WP7 strategy.


Practical App

Best Practices for Migrating to IE 9 & Keeping Your Legacy Apps Alive

Migrating from Internet Explorer 6 to a modern browser can be faster, cheaper and easier than you think -- if you know the right tricks.


Windows Insider

Is the iPad Changing the IT-User Relationship?

The role of the operating system is changing, and changing the role of IT with it.


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