April 2006 - Extreme Computing

Making IT work in the harshest environments, the many versions of SQL Server 2005, password tips, MapPoint reader review, Exchange 12 beta, system hardening guides and more.


Tour de SQL Part I: Versions

Join us on a journey through the lush fields and tricky backroads of SQL Server 2005.

Where the Heck Are We?

Microsoft's MapPoint is a solid business-savvy mapping tool, but it needs more frequent updates.

9 Perfect Password Pointers

Passwords are often the weakest part of a security infrastructure. Here are nine ways to make them one of the strongest.

Extreme Computing

IT is being applied in some of the most extreme and inhospitable places on -- and above -- the Earth.


A Delicate Balance?

U.S. Internet service firms face ethical questions in China.

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