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The Microsoft Reference Architecture for Commerce, Version 2.0 consists of code and documentation designed to accelerate the development of e-commerce solutions for medium to large businesses. This volume includes an e-commerce application, which contains reusable and customizable components and was designed to address many of the general business requirements that are common to e-commerce solutions. It also provides complete documentation, including a thorough explanation of the application components and the decisions behind the code design and development process. Also: instructions for using, modifying, and testing the code, and procedures for setting up the development environment and installing the application.
Ensuring 24/7 database availability is crucial to your company's success. Discover the best ways to help keep your critical, Microsoft SQL Server 2000-based systems up and running and secure with this in-depth guide, straight from the source.
Designed for database administrators and system engineers, this guide provides real-world, task-based information and best practices for the day-to-day management of SQL Server 2000. It draws on the combined knowledge and experience of Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS), Microsoft's Internal Technical Support Group, and the SQL Server Developer Team--illustrating both the theory behind and the field-tested practices for improving database operations. Get specific instructions and recommendations for server monitoring, backup, verification of scheduled events, capacity planning, developer and end user support, and other key procedures--exploiting the lessons learned from real enterprise settings to improve team responsiveness and effectiveness and help avoid common errors. All PATTERNS & PRACTICES guides are--reviewed and approved by Microsoft engineering teams, consultants, partners, and customers--deliver accurate, real-world information that's technically validated and tested.
Here's official documentation for the Visual Basic® .NET language, including descriptions of all language elements from A to Z. This LANGUAGE REFERENCE is taken from the electronic product documentation for Visual Basic .NET. In its printed form, this material is portable, easy to use, and easy to browse--a comprehensive alternative to the substantial online help system in Visual Basic .NET Standard software. Get the details you need on language and run-time elements, including: Attributes Constants and enumerations Data types Directives Functions Keywords Methods Objects Operators Properties Statements
Here's official documentation for the Microsoft® Visual C#® .NET language, including descriptions of all major features. This LANGUAGE REFERENCE is taken from Microsoft's electronic product documentation for Visual C# .NET. In its printed form, this material is portable, easy to use, and easy to browse--a comprehensive alternative to the substantial online help system in Visual C# .NET Standard software. Get the technical details you need to work with: Types Modifiers Statements Method parameters Namespaces Operator keywords Conversion keywords Access keywords Literal keywords XML documentation Attributes Preprocessor directives
Here's official documentation for the Visual C++® .NET language, including descriptions of all major language elements. This LANGUAGE REFERENCE is taken from Microsoft's electronic product documentation for Visual C++ .NET. In its printed form, this material is portable, easy to use, and easy to browse--a comprehensive alternative to the substantial online help system in Visual C++ .NET. Get the technical details you need to work with: Keywords Modifiers Statements Operators Attributes Declarations Namespaces Abstract Declarators Initializers Classes, Structures, and Unions Managed Extensions Keywords Compiler Options Linker Options LINK Input and Output Files
Capitalize on the built-in security services in Windows Server 2003--and deliver your own robust, public key infrastructure (PKI) based solutions at a fraction of the cost and time. This in-depth reference cuts straight to the details of designing and implementing certificate-based security solutions for PKI-enabled applications. Written by Brian Komar, a well-known network security and PKI expert, along with members of the Microsoft PKI Team, this guide describes real-world solutions and best practices for wireless networking, smart card authentication, VPNs, security-enhanced e-mail, Web SSL, EFS, and code-signing applications. Get the inside information and guidance you need to avoid common design and implementation mistakes, help minimize risk, and optimize security administration. Discover how to: Strengthen PKI design with policy documents--security policies, certificate policies, and Certificate Practice Statements (CPS) Deploy a Windows Server 2003 PKI in an Active Directory environment Design, install, and take measures to help secure the CA hierarchy Plan PKI membership and implement role separation Issue certificates to computers, users, or network devices Create trust between organizations by using code signing and security-enhanced email Recover a user's private key by archiving it for encryption certifications Plan and perform the deployment of Encrypting File System (EFS) Implement Web Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Install the hardware and software required for smart card authentication CD features: Timesaving tools and scripts Complete eBook in PDF format A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is not a manual for Windows XP Professional, but it does contain information useful when setting up and starting to use Windows XP. This book file contains tables reformatted for use with speech and braille. Important picture captions have been included. The recommended changes to XP for use with a screen reader will change many of the things listed on the second page of this booklet.
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Get reliable, real-world answers to your questions about application deployment for Microsoft® .NET. This guide provides practical, prescriptive guidance for administrators monitoring and maintaining enterprise-level business applications based on the.NET Framework within hybrid data center environments. It also provides key information for developers designing and creating these .NET Framework-based applications. Focusing on three critical areas--security, monitoring and reporting, and sizing and capacity planning--the book recommends best solutions within each scenario. All PATTERNS & PRACTICES guides are reviewed and approved by Microsoft engineering teams, consultants, partners, and customers--delivering accurate, real-world information that's been technically validated and tested.
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This guide delivers procedures and best practices for system administrators to create and maintain a secure environment on servers running Microsoft Exchange 2000 with a focus on two specific server roles: Microsoft Outlook® Web Access (OWA) front end servers and back-end servers. This guide was created as a supplement to Security Operations Guide for Microsoft Windows 2000 Server.
Get expert, pragmatic guidance on how to design and build smart client solutions that combine the benefits of traditional, rich-client applications with the manageability of thin clients. Software architects and developers will learn how to evaluate whether a smart client solution is appropriate for their client architecture, and get practical recommendations on how to deal with the design and technical challenges associated with building smart clients solutions using Microsoft® Windows® Forms technology in the Microsoft .NET Framework. Topics include handling data, connecting to the back end, offline functionality, security features, multithreading, deployment, and performance. PATTERNS & PRACTICES guides are reviewed and approved by Microsoft engineering teams, consultants, partners, and customers--delivering accurate, real-world information that's been technically validated and tested.
The SQL Server 2000 High Availability Planning Guide helps database designers and systems engineers design data centers that can achieve the level of availability needed for particular business environments. This guide discusses each barrier to achieving a highly available data center and analyzes the solutions to each of these barriers. The importance of using a combination of best practices, database backups, redundant components, and redundant servers is emphasized as the key to ensuring high availability. What this guide covers: Best practices to prevent downtime Using backup to recover from disaster Using hardware redundancy to prevent downtime Using redundancy to minimize downtime Patterns & practices contains specific recommendations illustrating how to design, build, deploy, and operate architecturally sound solutions to challenging business and technical scenarios. The technical guidance is reviewed and approved by Microsoft engineering teams, consultants, and Product Support Services, and by partners and customers. Patterns & Practices are: Proven: Based on field experience Authoritative: Offers the best advice available Accurate: Technically validated and tested Actionable: Provides the steps to success Relevant: Addresses real world problems Contents: Introduction to High Availability Overcoming Barriers to High Availability Recovering a Data Center by Using Database Backups Preventing Downtime by Using Redundant Components Minimizing Downtime by Using Redundant Servers
The SQL Server High Availability Solution Guide helps database designers and systems engineers implement targeted server redundancy solutions. This guide provides step-by-step guidance for implementing the following solutions: failover clustering, log shipping, log shipping with network load balancing, transactional replication, transactional replication with network load balancing, stretch clusters, and remote mirrors for achieving high availability. Step-by-step guidance is also provided for failing over to or changing the role of a redundant server. This book covers the following topics: Implementing Failover Clustering Implementing Log Shipping Implementing Transactional Replication Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB) Implementing Remote Clustering
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This guide shows you how to get the most out of Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server to help improve the effectiveness of your team-based software development. Whether you are already using Team Foundation Server or adopting from scratch, you'll find guidance and insights you can tailor for your specific scenarios.
Complex software environments require more in-depth testing. This book delivers the detailed guidance you need to plan and execute testing for the solutions you develop with Microsoft PATTERNS & PRACTICES application blocks. Whether you're customizing the application blocks or integrating them into existing applications, you'll understand the key considerations for verifying that your code meets its requirements for performance, availability, scalability, compatibility, globalization, and security features. You'll find code examples, sample test cases, and checklists that demonstrate how to plan and implement each type of test; the guide also recommends tools to use to run the tests. While this book was designed specifically for use in testing Microsoft PATTERNS & PRACTICES application blocks, it also provides an excellent resource for testing other .NET code. All PATTERNS & PRACTICES guides are reviewed and approved by Microsoft engineering teams, consultants, partners, and customers--delivering accurate, real-world information that's been technically validated and tested.
Drawing on the experience of Microsoft consultants working in the field, as well as external organizations that have migrated from UNIX to Microsoft® Windows®, this guide offers practical, prescriptive guidance on the issues you are likely to face when porting existing UNIX applications to the Windows operating system environment. Senior IT decision makers, network managers, and operations managers will get real-world guidance and best practices on planning and implementation issues to understand the different methods through which migration or co-existence can be accomplished. Also detailing changes required at the coding level, this guide is a valuable resource for both UNIX programmers and Windows programmers. All PATTERNS & PRACTICES guides are reviewed and approved by Microsoft engineering teams, consultants, partners, and customers--delivering accurate, real-world information that's been technically validated and tested.
Web Service Security: Scenarios, Patterns, and Implementation Guidance for Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 3.0by Microsoft Corporation
There are a considerable number of options available to architects and developers when it comes to Web service security. The WEB SERVICE SECURITY guide helps developers and architects make the most appropriate security decisions in the context of the solution's requirements. This asset contains reliable, accurate guidance on how to design and implement secure Web services.
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