July 2003 - Lifecycle of an E-Mail Worm

Plus: handheld network analyzers; remote management with Windows Server 2003; mixed-mode applications on Windows XP; more.


The Odd Couple

Can older applications and Windows XP share a network without driving each other crazy?

Palm Reading

It’s a moment every administrator dreads: Your network is crying for help, and you don’t know why. Wouldn’t it be great if, right in your hand, you had a tool that could diagnose the problem? We test four handheld analyzers to see just how they can make your job easier.

Lifecycle of an E-mail Worm

Dealing with e-mail worms and viruses is becoming a bigger part of every administrator’s job. Learn from one of the industry’s foremost experts how worms enter your network in the first place and compromise your systems.

Windows Management from Afar

Windows Server 2003 offers significant upgrades over Windows 2000 in the area of remote connectivity.


Exchange Server 2003 Assessment Now Available

Latest skills module aimed at messaging experts goes online as Exchange is readied for shipping.

Windows 2003 Exams Added to MCDBA Roster

New Windows 2003 exams can be used to fulfill core networking requirements of the MCDBA on SQL 2000 track.

Windows Update

Here are the latest service packs from Microsoft as of June 28, 2003:

Developer, DBA Exams to Be Decommissioned June 2004

Microsoft plans to retire 11 exams next year, with the majority affecting the MCSD and MCDBA tracks.

Is the Worst Over for the IT Job Market?

You may be excused for your cynical chortling when hearing that IT hiring may be on the way up, but that's what the latest study from a technology staffing company reports.

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