Windows Server storage management

  • June 09, 2006 09 Jun'06

    Ten freeware tools for administrators

    One of Desktop Management expert Serdar Yegulalp's missions is to scout out the best freeware utilities out there to help out his fellow systems administrators and Windows power users. Here he recommends 10 of these tools.

  • June 09, 2006 09 Jun'06

    Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager Fast Guide

    This guide examines Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager, a disk-based backup product.

  • May 30, 2006 30 May'06

    Windows Server pack punches up processing power

    Microsoft's Scalable Networking Pack, released at WinHEC last week, offloads some server processing onto an adapter. It's one way to get more power out of Windows Server 2003.

  • May 04, 2006 04 May'06

    Survey says: 64-bit on readers' minds

    New 64-bit technologies are coming fast and furious from Microsoft, leaving many customers with questions about what the new technology will mean for them. Expert Laura E. Hunter breaks down results from a recent survey, and sheds ...

  • April 26, 2006 26 Apr'06

    Scripting School: Creating new folders and setting permissions

    This Scripting School column will discuss how to read an external file and how to create folders programmatically from a list of names, as you might do when setting up a new terminal server and creating user home directories.

  • April 25, 2006 25 Apr'06

    All-in-One Guide: Active Directory backup

    Ensure that your Active Directory network remains intact -- even when the worst happens -- with this collection of tips and advice. Our categories of Backup Basics, Replication, and Disaster Recovery, include tips on establishing secure Active ...

  • April 19, 2006 19 Apr'06

    A Windows administrator's guide to managing iSCSI SANs

    This compilation of tips will help you optimize the use of your company's iSCSI SANs.

  • April 12, 2006 12 Apr'06

    Microsoft Exchange tips to make backup a breeze

    Your Exchange Server may be humming but there are always ways to make it run just a bit smoother or tricks for faster and more reliable backup and recovery. Discover the secrets to more efficient Exchange backups.

  • March 17, 2006 17 Mar'06

    Microsoft releases CTP for SQL Server SP1

    Community preview of SP1 for SQL Server 2005 includes new features, fixes.

  • March 03, 2006 03 Mar'06

    Are SANs too hard to install? Vote now

    Cast your vote in our current poll on Microsoft's plan for making SANs simple to install.

  • February 18, 2006 18 Feb'06

    Tricks to help Windows administrators manage user storage requirements

    Windows administrators are always trying to keep their users from running out of storage. This compilation of tips and workarounds will help administrators do that. .

  • February 18, 2006 18 Feb'06

    Server Management learning guide

    This compilation of tips, articles, expert advice and white papers will help you better manage your Windows servers.

  • February 14, 2006 14 Feb'06

    Microsoft's SMS admin gets a Valentine's Day update

    What better way to give SMS administrators some lovin' than to give them a service pack update and some new tools on Valentine's Day?

  • February 03, 2006 03 Feb'06

    Top IT Checklists

    We've gathered our most popular IT Checklists for your convenience. These checklists offer a quick resource for on-the-go Windows professionals who need timely, hands-on information.

  • January 23, 2006 23 Jan'06

    Scripting School: Taking inventory of drives

    Save your script output to a file, and then use it to take inventory of the drives in use or to help administrators keep track of a heavily-used volume. For more details, read Christa's latest column on scripting.