Vol.22 n°5 may 1997

Vol.22 n°5 may 1997

p.4 Contents

p.4 Contents

Cover Story

p.66 Enterprise Ready NT 5.0

p.66 Enterprise Ready NT 5.0

Windows NT is gaining powerful distributed features for advanced networking.

[author : David Chappell]

p.88A Intranet Politics and Technologies

p.88A Intranet Politics and Technologies

VARs and integrators are successfully tangling with the intranet maelstrom.

[author : David Baum] [theme : Reseller]

p.88M Cutting-Edge Health Care

p.88M Cutting-Edge Health Care

Medicine counts on IT to take the knife to paperwork and inefficiency.

[author : Cate T. Corcoran] [theme : Reseller]

p.88NA3 Parallel Goes Populist

p.88NA3 Parallel Goes Populist

[author : Dick Pountain] [theme : Managing data]

Three new technical trends could push parallel processing onto your desktop.

p.75 A Blueprint for Managing Documents

p.75 A Blueprint for Managing Documents

Ways to find the needle in the gigabyte haystack.

[author : James Boyle] [theme : Managing data]

p.81 PCs Strike Back

p.81 PCs Strike Back

Armed with Zero Administration and NetPCs, Microsoft and Intel counterattack the NC rebels.

[author : Mike Hurwicz] [network : integration]

p.89 Avoiding Hostile Applets

p.89 Avoiding Hostile Applets

They're out there. and they want to get in.

[author : G. McGraw and E. Felten] [theme : building net apps]

p.93 The Component Enterprise

p.93 The Component Enterprise

Future apps will create a more flexible client/server architecture.

[author : Dick Pountain] [theme : building net apps]

Editorial

p.14 Serve 'Em Up Hot

p.14 Serve 'Em Up Hot

[author : Mark Schlack]

Inbox

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p.19

Bits

p.26 x86 Breaks 200 MHz

p.26 x86 Breaks 200 MHz

p.28 New Storage Technology

p.28 New Storage Technology

p.32 Fatter, Cheaper Pipes

p.32 Fatter, Cheaper Pipes

Eval

p.41 "Thin" Windows Firms Up

p.41 "Thin" Windows Firms Up

Citrix's WinFrame 2.0.

[author : Bob Quinn] [theme : Client technology]

p.42 Real Remote Control from Your Pocket PC

p.42 Real Remote Control from Your Pocket PC

Symantec's pcAnywhere CE.

[author : Peter Wayner] [theme : CE software]

p.47 C++ on Every Level

p.47 C++ on Every Level

Microsoft's Visual C++ 5.0.

[author : Steve Apiki] [theme : Development tools]

p.48 Quick-Striking Mighty Mite

p.48 Quick-Striking Mighty Mite

Avatar's Shark portable drive.

[author : Robert L. Hummel] [theme : Mobile storage]

Core

p.51 Smarter and Faster I/O for Servers

p.51 Smarter and Faster I/O for Servers

I2O blasts bottlenecks.

[author : Chris Briggs] [theme : Operating systems]

p.55 Inside Gigabit Ethernet

p.55 Inside Gigabit Ethernet

Ethernet and Fibre Channel team up for 1-Gb throughput.

[author : Selina Lo] [theme : Networking]

p.59 Alpha Arrives at the Desktop

p.59 Alpha Arrives at the Desktop

A low-cost version brings workstation power to desktop PCs.

[author : Peter J. Bannon] [theme : CPUs]

p.63 The Internet Robot's Guide to a Web Site

p.63 The Internet Robot's Guide to a Web Site

How to block Netbot access.

[author : Tonya Engst] [theme : Programming]

Lab Report

p.106 Multiprocessor Intranet Servers

p.106 Multiprocessor Intranet Servers

We stress-test six SMP boxes.

[author : Robert L. Hummel] [theme : Hardware]

p.116 Put Your E-Mail on the IMAP

p.116 Put Your E-Mail on the IMAP

These e-mail servers make for handier management.

[author : David Seachrist and Tom Yager] [theme : Software]

Web project

p.99 JavaScript Revisited

p.99 JavaScript Revisited

JavaScript is now less buggy, more available, and more compelling to use.

[author : John Udell]

Javatalk

p.103 Jet-assisted Java

p.103 Jet-assisted Java

Powersoft's PowerJ IDE leverages Optima++ technology.

[author : Rich Grehan]

Chaos manor

p.127 Two Heads Are Better Than One

p.127 Two Heads Are Better Than One

Chaos Manor gets a new multiprocessor Windows NT machine for high-end graphics.

[author : Jerry Pournelle]

Reviews

p.121 Redesigned Delphi Masters Networked Apps

p.121 Redesigned Delphi Masters Networked Apps

The emphasis is on Web and distributed applications.

[author : Rick Grehan] [theme : Development tools]

p.123 Netscape's Enterprising Server Upgrade

p.123 Netscape's Enterprising Server Upgrade

3.0 has promising cross-platform directory support.

[author : Pete Loshin] [theme : Web server software]

p.124 Color That's Simply Amazing

p.124 Color That's Simply Amazing

Epson's nifty and thrifty color ink-jet prints super images.

[author : Russell Kay] [theme : Color printer]

p.125 Maximum DAT Backup

p.125 Maximum DAT Backup

HP's SureStore DAT24 offers great backup speed.

[author : Stan Miastkowski] [theme : Storage]

p.126 Throw Me a LifeBook

p.126 Throw Me a LifeBook

Fujitsu squeezes all the essentials into a 4-pound package.

[author : Peter Wayner] [theme : Notebook]

p.155 What's new

p.155 What's new

NEC's low-cost SuperScript 660Plus prints 600 dpi; Corel's Lumiere moves video editing into the mainstream.

Improbable

p.160 Advances and Retreats in Computing

p.160 Advances and Retreats in Computing

The amazing new Content Analyzer; the fab combo of chips and snacks; and how Plug and Play has saved lives.

[author : Marc Abrahams]

SERVICE

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p.152 Alphabetical Order

p.152 Alphabetical Order

p.154 Editorial Index by Company

p.154 Editorial Index by Company

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