Security Essentials, Forefront products bug fixed by Microsoft

Microsoft has issued an advisory alerting customers to a security update that fixes a vulnerability across all of its antimalware products, including Security Essentials and its Forefront ...

How to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Microsoft has just released the final version of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7, but should you drop everything and go through the process of installing it? Where can you get it? We’ve ...

Configure TMG as Cache Proxy

One of the primary reasons for deploying a Web proxy server is to reduce bandwidth utilization to the Internet. Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 provides very ...

How to correlate SQL Server Profiler with Performance Monitor

Both Performance Monitor and SQL Server Profiler provide valuable information about your server. However, if you combine the data from the two sources, then this correlated information ...

SQL Scripts Manager with PowerShell

The free tool SQL Scripts Manager (SSM) does much more than just run SQL Scripts. It will also run IronPython and PowerShell scripts. By using PowerShell, you’ll be able to run SMO ...

Virtual Machine role in Windows Azure

Windows Azure now includes a Virtual Machine role that allows organizations to host their own virtual machines in the cloud. Microsoft introduced this role as a way to ease the migration ...

How to Import PST into Exchange 2010 with Powershell

The process of importing multiple users’ PST files into Exchange 2010 is not as simple as perhaps you might expect, and certainly not as simple is probably should be, given how common ...

Configuring and Troubleshooting Active Directory Replication

An Overview of Active Directory Replication Active Directory is a distributed multimaster replicated database. All domain controllers host a full replica of the domain information for ...

Maintenance Performance Tuning for Large Tables in SQL Server

It is nothing really new that indexes have their right to exist in SQL Server. It is also nothing really new, that these indexes need to be maintained every now and then, even though ...