Windows Server storage management

  • October 05, 2004 05 Oct'04

    Microsoft investigates ASP.NET vulnerability

    Microsoft is investigating reports of a vulnerability that an attacker could use to bypass authentication on a Web site running ASP.NET applications on Windows 2000 or Windows XP.

  • August 30, 2004 30 Aug'04

    Microsoft supports iSCSI SAN clusters -- kind of

    Microsoft now supports iSCSI storage area networks using clustering, but for the time being, that support is limited to two nodes.

  • July 16, 2004 16 Jul'04

    Built-in Windows defragmenter better by leaps and bounds

    Life is a lot easier for administrators now that the Disk Defragmenter utility is a built-in feature in newer versions of Windows Server. There are some limitations in an enterprise environment, however.

  • May 26, 2004 26 May'04

    EMC draws battle line with iSCSI

    EMC is tapping its partner Dell to sell its latest low-end Clariion at a price it hopes will stop iSCSI arrays sucking up the midrange market

  • May 19, 2004 19 May'04

    Stinger to take flight -- slowly

    IBM released the full beta of Stinger this month, but some DBAs say the next version of the universal database has yet to hit their radar screens.

  • December 18, 2003 18 Dec'03

    Windows 2000 Server death watch begins

    Microsoft has begun reminding customers that it will stop selling Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server in the spring. The software maker also issued an end-of-life schedule for these enterprise products.

  • October 21, 2003 21 Oct'03

    Gates zones in on ROI at Office 2003 launch

    Microsoft threw an Office party in New York on Tuesday and ROI was the guest of honor. At the launch of the Office 2003 suite, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates stressed that the package of applications will save enterprise users time and boost their ...

  • August 11, 2003 11 Aug'03

    Free utility pinpoints needed file changes in Office

    ConverterTechnology is offering a free utility that scans Microsoft Office to determine which files would be affected during an upgrade to a newer version of the software.

  • May 28, 2003 28 May'03

    KIA Quiz #33: Blurred vision

    KIA Quiz #33: Blurred vision

  • February 12, 2003 12 Feb'03

    E-gads! Glut of e-mail could mean storage space race

    Keeping track of your company's e-mail is an important business. Just ask the people at WorldCom and Enron. If you can't shred it, you have to store it, and with the number of corporate e-mails expected to hit 60 billion within three years, finding ...

  • November 15, 2002 15 Nov'02

    A decade of data -- Seattle summit to celebrate SQL Server, preview Yukon

    Microsoft is throwing a birthday party to celebrate a decade of data. SQL Server, the software giant's darling database, turns the big 1-0, but customers won't be going to Seattle simply to sing "Happy Birthday," have cake and talk smack about ...

  • September 23, 2002 23 Sep'02

    Battening down the Windows: Don't forget the database!

    Web servers may catch the most flak when it comes to intrusions, but security experts say don't let the trials of IIS distract you from locking the door to your database.

  • September 10, 2002 10 Sep'02

    IM pings corporate decision-makers

    Few applications, with the possible exception of e-mail, have caught fire as fast as instant messaging (IM). But the vast majority of the success has occurred under the radar of corporate IT. Many enterprises still ban IM because it lacks proper ...

  • September 06, 2002 06 Sep'02

    Storage vendors to support Microsoft driver

    Microsoft is letting down a drawbridge of sorts, and storage vendors are taking advantage of it. They are getting behind the software giant's new multi-path driver, whichone that will connects Windows servers to a multitude of storage devices.

  • June 26, 2002 26 Jun'02

    Disaster Recovery dos and don'ts: How to plan for worst-case scenarios

    Even after those months of planning against the worst possible outcome, the unthinkable can happen. In fact, chances are good that it will happen. Prepare yourself with SWM Expert Laura E. Hunter's list of critical dos and don'ts.