March 2001 - Guide to Windows 2000 Wisdom
Contributors and pundits share what they've learned about Windows 2000 one year later.
Procrastination can affect your certification. What are you waiting for?
not lost. Chart your options before you kill the Operations Master for
For this script geek, Win2K's AD scripting capabilities go above and
beyond the call of duty.
Our readers speak — loud and clear — about how they
are (or aren't) getting along with Windows 2000.
What sticks in my mind as being a wonderful addition? Win2K's IP stack
is incredibly fast.
Windows 2000's reliability will make it the obvious upgrade choice for
a Web hosting platform.
a year of working with the software, the experts speak their minds.
Application sophistication will drive Win2K in the enterprise.
Be smart! Assess the impact of roaming profiles on your user before you
Implementing Win2K on both the front and back ends concurrently can lead
program in Windows 2000 adds some valuable functionality, but sometimes
only a little coding will get you what you really need.
For a successful Win2K implementation, brush up on your project management
Because Whistler is Microsoft's response to customer feedback on Windows
2000, here's my lists of wants.
This book is clearly for advanced shell programmers only.
Don't expect to learn more about Exchange 2000 Server than the name
of this book implies.
The missing manual that should have never been found.
This volume will teach you the ins and outs of Windows 2000 Network
You don’t have to be a DBA for a worldwide organization to pass this
test, but you’d better know all the ins and outs of large database administration.
InstallShield’s Tuner tool helps you control network “featuritis.”
At home — even in your pajamas — you can run your Windows 2000 network
via the Internet. See how three Web-based management tools help you tackle
It’s 1984 all over again — Big Brother IS watching.
Network bite the big one? ERD Commander 2000 might just be your savior.
Call Me Certifiable
Auntie dreams that Microsoft’s licensing will have to
change to survive into the new millennium.
Consider Sybex’s Windows 2000 self-study materials a good place to start
learning Win2K basics. Just don’t expect them to be the end-all, be-all.
These four feature areas seem to be the most compelling of the new single-codebase Windows.
This month, Chris takes a final dive into the depths of ADSI and shows
how it works with LDAP to make Active Directory information easily accessible.
Which types of resumes do (and don't) work.
Sometimes you can’t ignore the absolutes. In the case of communication
security, just remember: If it doesn’t match, it’s gonna crash.
Add Query Analyzer, SQL Profiler, Performance Monitor and good query-writing
habits to your bag of tricks, and you may never have to worry about performance
Get more work done. In this first of three parts, Harry Brelsford
explains the advantages of this jewel of Win2K technology.
With everyone jumping on the Internet bandwagon, address space has become hot property. But with NAT as a core function in Windows 2000, even smaller businesses can have their share of the pie.