04/01/2006

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.


In-Depth

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.


News

A Delicate Balance?

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