July 2006 - Beta Blowout!
Sizing up the latest versions of Office, Vista and Longhorn Server. Plus: Tour de SQL Finale, virtualization face-off, Visual Studio 2005 reader review, Microsoft tech support survey, more.
A three-headed beta release lights the fuse on Office, Windows and Longhorn Server.
Our final sprint to the finish line stretches over replication: its limitations, high availability and the many improvements since the last version.
Virtualization is here to stay, so make sure you're using the right tool.
Visual Studio 2005 is packed with features, but is it too much?
How does the world's No. 1 software company deal with you when something goes wrong? Our readers speak out.
An HP hardware troubleshooting guru shares some of the worst snafus he's experienced so you can learn from them.
Softricity acquisition fills in its virtualization portfolio.