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WebDAV & IIS--A remote file access solution to consider: http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com/netos/article.php/3680911.


I was curious to understand Kerberos on a much deeper level so I decided to gather some resources in order to learn what was really going on under the hood: Kerberos Wikipedia.org http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... Kerberos Explained (Windows Server 2000) http://www.microsoft.com/te... Introduction to Kerberos Webcast (Windows Server 2000) http://support.microsoft.co... Kerberos Auth in ......

Here is a useful article containing an overview of the new simplified thread synchronization capabilities in Windows Vista: http://www.codeguru.com/columns/kate/article.php/c13387/. These include CONDITION_VARIABLE, AcquireSRWLockExclusive/ReleaseSRWLockExclusive, and AcquireSRWLockShared/ReleaseSRWLockShared.

Mark Russinovich has written an interesting article that covers some of the Windows kernel improvements in Vista. These include CPU cycle counting, the multimedia class scheduler service, file-based symbolic links, I/O completion and cancellation, and I/O priority.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/technetmag/issues/2007/02/VistaKernel/default.aspx


This review on rootkits might save you some day: http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=196901062&pgno=1.

The new Windows SysInternals website has been up, but I just noticed today: http://www.microsoft.com/te... The Sysinternals web site was created in 1996 by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell to host their advanced system utilities and technical information and Microsoft acquired Sysinternals in July, 2006. Whether you’re an IT Pro or a developer, you’ll find Sysinternals utilities to help you manage, troubleshoot and diagnose your Windows systems and applications. If ......

I've known about Channel 9 for quite some time, but a colleague of mine just shared the Going Deep section of it with me today. Here is a short description of what it is: “Charles Torre travels around Microsoft to meet the company’s leading Architects and Engineers to discuss the inner workings of our core technologies. Going Deep is primarily concerned with how things work, why they are designed the way they are, and how they will evolve over time.“ Check out the current line-up ......

I came across a few useful articles on AMD's developer website about programming Windows applications to take advantage of multi-core machines: Taking Advantage of Concurrent Programming for Windows, Part 1: The Simplest Multi-core Parallelism That Could Possibly Workhttp://www.devx.com/amd... Taking Advantage of Concurrent Programming for Windows, Part 2: Multi-core Programming in .NEThttp://www.devx.com/amd... ......

I just found out about this free software from Microsoft for sharing computers with Windows XP. It is called the Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP: http://www.microsoft.com/wi... It is particularly useful for places such as libraries or schools providing public access to computers, but I immediately thought of its application in another area. I am hoping that at least one person out there reading this post is involved in setting up shared computer labs ......

I used this article once before and today I had to find it again: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/vbcon/html/vbwlkwalkthroughcreatingwindowsserviceapplication.asp. (There was just one step that I was forgetting to do.)

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