Currently, Microsoft is accepting nominations for the 64-bit version of the SQL Server beta program, code named "Liberty." The Liberty beta program is slated to start in February 2002. Important: You must have access to 64-bit hardware running Windows LE to participate in the Liberty beta program. This beta does not install on 32-bit hardware. Before signing up for the beta, verify that you have access to the appropriate hardware.
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.