February 2003 - Build a Better Web Structure
Inside IIS 6.0; Web-based Monitoring Tools; Microsoft Operations Manager; 70-300 Analyzing Requirements Exam; MCSA Growth; Wireless Networking
Tired of 3 a.m. trips to the office? Enjoy a good night’s rest with these five Web-based monitoring tools.
Committed to a true Microsoft monitoring solution? Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 may be for you.
Microsoft’s Internet Information Server has struggled with performance and security issues its whole life. The latest version, though, shows just how far the Web server has come.
The Windows XP/2000 Answer Book brings complex topics into focus.
Windows XP Professional Network Administration is best suited for neophytes
This Microsoft exam challenges you in areas such as envisioning solutions, gathering and analyzing business requirements; developing specs; more.
Enough look-and-feel improvements to contend with the best browsers.
Peer-to-peer collaboration tool gets better.
Upper-crust code generator.
Handy DBA tool for handhelds.
Undelete 3.0 can bring a dead file back to life.
SiteScope 7.5 can monitor services and applications that reside even outside the reach of your domain.
DeepMetrix's Web-based monitoring tool is easy to use and set up, and comes with a comprehensive set of monitors.
IPSentry has a bevy of features that you can buy as needed; what's lacking is a Web-based administration interface.
InfoCare 3.5's hardware/service combination comes with live assitance to help you get what you need out of Web-based monitoring.
What VisualPulse 3.0 lacks in sexiness, it makes up for in features.
Self Test's MCSE exam tools help get you ready for the real thing.
RoboHelp Office X3 can make help apps a snap.
Call Me Certifiable
OK, so maybe Licensing 6.0 wasn't such a stupid idea after all.
Scripting tools; upgrading to .NET; .NET by any other name.
Sangoma’s WAN EduKit puts experience in your hands.
Tech workers span the spectrum of industry, from fast food to furniture.
When it comes to sluggish hard drives, this handy script will help keep you moving.
This month, our columnists address the role of ethics in the IT industry.
You know about security for networks and laptops. But what about security for hand-helds? What? You don't have a plan?
It's a confusing wireless world out there. We sort through the protocols that are gaining momentum.
In the last of his two-part series on Windows 2000 Server installations, Bill tackles the complexities of Remote Installation Services.
The company has modified the requirements of its certification programs for the MCSE and MCSA on Windows Server 2003 and provided an upgrade path for people certified on Windows 2000.
Microsoft to offer MCSD on Microsoft .NET candidates one free chance to take key required exam. Offer good until Sept. 30, 2003.
Anyone for MCSD on .NET? Exam 70-300, Analyzing Requirements and Defining .NET Solution Architectures, the final exam requirement for this premium title, is expected to be released next week, possibly
Robert Keppel to get prison time, ordered to pay half a million in restitution to Microsoft Corp.
IT Academy rolls out training for Microsoft Office Specialist and Microsoft Certified Application Developer certifications to participating schools.
The past year saw the introduction of two new Microsoft certifications, and one grew by leaps and bounds in its first 12 months.
In an effort to standardize naming conventions for its technical articles, Microsoft has eliminated the letters at the beginning of the article identifiers.
Microsoft announces that it's dropping ".NET" from name of upcoming network operating system family of products as release date looms.
MCDBA, MCSA make list of CertCities.com's top 10 list of “Hottest Certifications for 2003.”
Despite initial flood of negative comments, respondents to a poll on MCSA/MCSE program changes overwhelmingly positive.