This document (divided in chapters for your convenience) describes how to design a secure, scalable, highly available, and manageable Internet data center that is based on Microsoft products. This documentation examines the major challenges to consider when designing an Internet data center architecture and how this design addresses these challenges.
This webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2002 at 10:00 AM Pacific time.During this session, we will show a practical approach to analyze performance tuning problems that involve Microsoft SQL Server lock monitoring data. We will briefly discuss sp_who2, sysprocesses, and syslocks.
The major part of the article, however, is dedicated to a topic that often confuses people and leads to some of the strongest disagreements among IT professionals and developers: the benefits and drawbacks of enforcing security in the middle (or business) tier versus the data tier.
Please join Jim Gray, Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft Research, for this Q&A Session. Jim, the father of Structured Query Language, has been looking at LARGE databases like Google, Hotmail, BarBar, CERN, EOS/DIS, Internet Archive, and others that are either at a Petabyte or will grow to a petabyte scale in the next year or so.
See how to configure and troubleshoot an HTTP connection to Analysis Services over both the Internet and an intranet. We will show you how to configure Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), and discuss the different security options for IIS in regard to Analysis Services.
The Web Data Administrator is a utility program implemented in ASP.NET that enables you to easily manage your SQL Server data wherever you are. Using its built-in features, you can do the following from Internet Explorer or your favorite Web browser.
Start the new year right with a new operating system or book. Be the user who enriches the SQL Server community the most and receive the top price of a full version of Windows XP (a $299 value!). Any SQLServerCentral.com user who helps to build the SQL Server community by submitting a script, posting in the forum or posting an original FAQ is eligible (US and Canada residents only for the first prize in this contest).
The OLE DB Simple provider for XML (XML OSP) can be used to load the hierarchical data that is in an XML document into a read-only ADO recordset. The data can then be read and accessed by using the standard methods of the ADO Recordset object. The XML OSP can be used to provide a different method for working with data that is contained in XML documents.