The first Apple-sanctioned Mac OS-compatible systems have finally arrived.
[theme : SYSTEMS]
Features associated with high-end PC LAN servers are migrating to the low end.
[theme : SERVER TRENDS]
Better graphic performance thanks to new kinds of graphics memory.
Microsoft's File and Print Service for NetWare eases the transition to Windows NT Server.
[theme : NETWORKS]
Features of the Internet that users currently use for free may cost them in the future.
[theme : INTERNET]
[theme : INTERNET]
VRML (Virtual Reaity Markup Language) could make navigating on-line a snap.
WorkPerfect's new applications suite is powerful.
[theme : WINDOWS APPLICATIONS SUITES]
Legal problems lurk behind multimedia development.
[theme : CONTENT LICENSING]
The PowerLite 85 notebook offers Micro Sparc II performance, Linux includes Unix source code; DragStrip organizes your Mac programs; and more.
[theme : NEW PRODUCTS]
A worthy successor to the Pentium, the P6 furthers blurs the already fuzzy boundaries between CISC and RISC.
A look at four dominant client/server paradigms.
[author : Robert Orfall and Dan Harkey and Jeri Edwards]
[author : Jim Gray and Jeri Edwards]
How TP monitors enable client/server applications to scale up.
With Notes, users can build client/server document repositories.
[author : Jonathan Mackenzie]
Tools that bring multidimensional analysis to the client/server world.
[author : Edmund X. Dejesus]
CORBA 2.0 mechanisms and services pave the way for client/server computing with distributed objects.
[author : Robert Orfali and Dan Harkey]
Satellites and computer-based communications helps a trucking firm cut costs.
[theme : GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS] [author : Christine White]
Knowing the fundamentals of ISDN costs and service options can help you save money and avoid frustration.
[theme : COMMUNICATIONS] [author : Lenny Tropiano and Dinah McNutt]
An efficient software-monitoring strategy can save organisations thousands of dollars in unnecessary licensing fees.
[theme : SOFTWARE METERING] [author : Salvatore Salamone]
Setting up a WWW server offers real benefits for many organizations, and it's probably easier to accomplish than you think. Here's a look at what's involved.
[theme : WORLD WIDE WEB] [author : Bob Friesenhahn]
Finding a safe path through the potential minefields of the Internet calls for planning.
[theme : NETWORK SECURITY] [author : Russell Kay]
Protect your networks from unwanted intruders - build a firewall.
[author : John Bryan]
Here's a look at five different firewall products and services that you can install today.
[author : John Bryan]
If you want to run both PC and Mac applications, Apple's DOS-Compatible Power Macintosh offers the best of both worlds.
[theme : SYSTEMS] [author : Tom Thompson]
With versions on Intel, Mips, and Alpha; a slick, well-designed integrated environment; class-library enhancements; and a Macintosh cross-development package, Visual C++ is an impressive package. But be prepared to jump into 32-bit development with both feet.
[theme : APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT] [author : Steve Apiki]
The Internet is a two-way street that can let unauthorized users into your network. CheckPont's FireWall-1 software monitors your gateways for such security breaches.
[theme : NETWORK SECURITY] [author : J. Bruce Dawson]
Using object-oriented tools to capture business processes and data is a hot trend in client/server computing. Next's Enterprise Objects Framework is among the best at exploiting this potent application of the object paradigm.
[theme : VISUAL DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS] [author : Kevin Sven Berg]
CA-Visual Objects, Computer Associate's classy new entry into the Windows application-development field, is also a migration path for DOS-based Clipper developers.
[theme : OBJECT-ORIENTED MIDDLEWARE] [author : Rick Grehan]
Microplex's M204 multiprotocol print server is winning the features-for-the-price war among stand-alone print servers, and it has little to do with the unit's PCMCIA network adapter design.
[theme : PRINT SERVERS] [author : Ben Smith]
While supporting time-honored models, such as Gantt and PERT charts, the current generation of projects managers also use newer E-mail and workgroup concepts to involve groups of people in project tracking.
[author : Scott Higgs]
We run 30 active-matrix, 3.3 volt 486DX4 and Pentium notebooks through extensive benchmarks and choose the best Windows and DOS portables for power users. We also report on Apple's PowerBook 540c and compare the performance of AST's 66-MHz Ascentia 810N to the 75 MHz 486DX4 notebooks.
[theme : HIGH-END NOTEBOOKS]
[theme : CPUS] [author : Tom Thompson]
The 602, 603, and 603e PowerPC processors zero in on both camps in the low-power market: the low-cost, single-user segment and the long-battery-life, high-performance group.
Hewlett--Packard's new HP-UX 10.0 will be faster, more reliable, and easier to use.
[theme : OPERATING SYSTEMS] [author : John Sontag]
Optimize time-consuming routines with high-resolution software timers.
[theme : PROGRAMMING] [author : Rick Grehan]
Network managers facing IP address change have many options.
[theme : NETWORKS] [author : Tim Winston]
What Jerry liked and didn't like in 1994
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
An original work of theology, a CD-ROM to help you redesign your yard, and graphics file formats.
[author : Rich Cook and Rich Friedman and Brenda Daunt and Matt Trask]
Will computers replace singles bars?
[author : Sal Salamone]
[author : Raphael Needleman]
Highlights from two decades of covering the PC revolution.
Information overload and Apple's Newton MessagePad.
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