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How-To: Delivering Intelligence with SharePoint Dashboards

Integrate data from disparate sources into scorecards with rich data visualization for interactivity and workflow automation.

SQL Server 2008 R2: Unlock the Locks

Resolving locking issues with SQL Server 2008 R2 can be troublesome -- but it can also be surprisingly straightforward.

Optimizing SharePoint Workspace Storage

You can still work with SharePoint even when you're working offline if you optimize your SharePoint Workspace storage architecture.

Top 10 Secrets of a SQL Server Expert

Maintaining a SQL Server environment is a potentially complex endeavor. Here are 10 tips for ways you can minimize complexity and reduce stress.

A Modern Guide to Windows 7 Desktop Deployment: Enterprise Automation Tools

There are a handful of specialized tools that make large-scale Windows 7 deployment much easier than with previous versions. Here's how to use them.

The 4 Pillars of Endpoint Security

By focusing on these fundamental aspects of network security, you can keep the bad guys out and the good data in.

IT Troubleshooting 201: Ask the Right Questions

Effective troubleshooting is a multifaceted exercise in diagnosis and deliberation, analysis and action. Here's a walkthrough you can use to make sure you've covered every angle -- no matter the problem.

SharePoint 2010 Workflows: Going with the Flow

Using workflows in SharePoint 2010 is a good way to automate complex business processes.

Get Ready to Upgrade to SharePoint 2010: A Planning Guide

You may be tempted to jump right into a SharePoint 2010 upgrade, but it requires a substantial amount of planning. This will guide you through the upgrade planning process.

RODCs: Understanding and Implementing the New Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers

Read-only domain controllers (RODCs), a new feature of Active Directory Domain Services, represent a fundamental change in how you'll use DCs -- for security and otherwise. Here's what you need to know to implement them in your enterprise.

Windows 7 Security Tips: Keep Your Files Safe with BitLocker and AppLocker

Keep your files safe with BitLocker and AppLocker.

SQL Q&A: Users Questions Answered

Exploring distributed transactions, performance counters and SQL backups.

SharePoint Demands Performance and Scalability

Tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your SharePoint installation.

Using MDT and Single-Instance Storage

Learn how to manage and consolidate multiple custom deployment images.