Complexity requirements for Vista Passwords

When assigning a password in Vista / Win2k8 it should meet the following requirements: 1. Not contain the user’s account name or parts of the user’s full name that exceed two consecutive characters2. Be at least six characters in length3. Contain characters from three of the following four categories:    a. English uppercase characters (A through…


The Middle Out approach to SOA

Microsoft has its own approach to implementing SOA. Termed as the middle out approach, the basics behind it is to provide a balance between the Top down (too much design) and the bottom up (scattered implementations). It suggests that an organization starts off with a small portion of the business and make it service oriented thereby…


Microsoft is Service Oriented!!: An analogy

  Ok let’s think about it , Microsoft is a software company which provides a huge set of products to solve various business problems, each product is complete by itself but can also be used in conjunction with other products in a loosely coupled manner. (e.g. Biztalk Server and WCF) .   To solve business problems…


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