“Demystified Series” Covers AzMan from A-to-Z on Channel 9

“Demystified Series” Links: Getting Started with AzMan Programming AzMan – (Code Sample)AzMan in the Enterprise – (Code Sample) AzMan on Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” and Windows Vista   (Thanks to Donovan Follette http://blogs.msdn.com/donovanf/ for this great content! )    

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How do you measure up with Reporting Services?

http://assessment.learning.microsoft.com/test/home.asp  Evaluate Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server™ 2000 Reporting Services       This assessment focuses on the features and functionality of SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services. Topics include authoring reports by using the report designer; deploying, publishing, and managing reports; and manipulating datasets.      Take the Assessment   Check High Scores

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Random Thoughts on Optimization and Choices with Authorization Manager – Windows 2003 SP 1

The following is my opinion… and my opinion may change based on the context that the individual items are placed.  With that said… I hope you find them useful.   Store Selection: prefer AD to leverage existing investment in availability and performance then ADAM (functional mode, political, organization policies, etc)   Authentication: prefer AD to take advantage of…

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Implementing Claims-Based Authentication with SharePoint Server 2010 (whitepaper)

Check it out!  Published: September 27, 2011 This white paper describes how Web applications in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 can use claims-based authentication to provide authenticated access to entities that are external to your organization and enable multiple authentication types within a single zone. It also provides many of the details related to setting up…


14 Free on-line BizTalk Server 2004 Hands-on labs available – see http://blogs.msdn.com/sspotts

This is something that anyone interested in BizTalk 2004 should look at… 14 Free on-line BizTalk Server 2004 Hands-on labs available 14 BizTalk Hands-on Labs are now publicly available in the full-featured MSDN Virtual Lab at: http://msdn.demoservers.com/login.aspx?group=biztalk  See the following for details: http://blogs.msdn.com/sspotts  


Check out the Interoperability Webcast Series

a month-long webcast series focusing on interoperability – why it matters to the business, common strategies and methods, and guidance on specific implementation scenarios between the major platform players. We’ll feature over 40 webcasts, cool giveaways, and brand-new technical guidance from experts such as Simon Guest, Dino Chiesa, and Navdip Bhachech. https://www.interopmonth.com/home/ Great stuff… check…


BizTalk Adapter for MSMQ v2.0 Released!

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CBA87D07-7F50-4D7B-A888-388D123F736E&displaylang=en  Overview The BizTalk 2004 Adapter for MSMQ provides support for sending and receiving messages using MSMQ 2.0 and 3.0, and takes advantage of the new features in MSMQ 3.0. Major features of the adapter include support for: • MSMQ 2.0 and 3.0• Multi-threading option for faster performance• Guaranteed delivery when using transactional queues• Reading…