Vol.23 n°6 june 1998

Vol.23 n°6 june 1998

Cover Story

p.66 Win98 roadmap

p.66 Win98 roadmap

If you think you have to upgrade to Windows 98, you should think again.

[author : John Montgomery]

E-business technology

E-business technology

p.96H The Web Gets Personal

p.96H The Web Gets Personal

Customizing your site to meet each customer's preferences could mean more business.

p.96D Smartcards Enhance Mobile E-Commerce

p.96D Smartcards Enhance Mobile E-Commerce

p.96E Wireless Electronic Funds Transfer

p.96E Wireless Electronic Funds Transfer

p.96E GSM's Short Message Service

p.96E GSM's Short Message Service

p.81 Inside IA-64

p.81 Inside IA-64

Behind Intel/HP's chip for tomorrow are ideas from yesterday, like long instruction words and parallel processing.

[author : Tom R. Halfhill]

p.89 Get a Grip on Scripts

p.89 Get a Grip on Scripts

Harness the strenghts of scripting languages to power your Web applications.

[author : Cameron Laird and Kathryn Soraiz]

p.97 Part I: Enterprise Databases Battle On

p.97 Part I: Enterprise Databases Battle On

Relational DBMSes are doing more than ever before. Can they keep meeting user demands?

[author : Karen Watterson] [theme : Managing Data]

p.100 Part II: Relations with Your Data

p.100 Part II: Relations with Your Data

We examine four major relational database systems: IBM's DB2 Universal Database 5.0, Sybase's Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.5, Microsoft's SQL Server Enterprise 6.5, and Oracle's version 7.3.

[author : Barry Nance]

International Section

International Section

p.40IS-3 Chip-Secured Electronic Transactions

p.40IS-3 Chip-Secured Electronic Transactions

p.40IS-5 Real-Time Web Language Translators

p.40IS-5 Real-Time Web Language Translators

p.40IS-11 Flat Panels Take Off

p.40IS-11 Flat Panels Take Off

Editorial

p.14

p.14

Inbox

p.17

p.17

Bits

p.24 Intel's Low-Cost CPU

p.24 Intel's Low-Cost CPU

p.30 Byte's Best of CeBIT

p.30 Byte's Best of CeBIT

p.34 Voice-Mail Purgatory

p.34 Voice-Mail Purgatory

p.34 GartnerGroup Report: Firewalls

p.34 GartnerGroup Report: Firewalls

p.40 Detecting Hackers

p.40 Detecting Hackers

Eval

p.41 Visual InterDev Grows Up Fast

p.41 Visual InterDev Grows Up Fast

Microsoft's RAD Web tool.

[theme : Web Development]

p.42 SmartSuite Heads for the Millennium

p.42 SmartSuite Heads for the Millennium

Lotus adds Web technology.

[theme : Office Suite]

p.47 Qube Is Convenience Squared

p.47 Qube Is Convenience Squared

Services for small LANs.

[theme : Microserver]

p.48 A Portable Device for PBX@Home

p.48 A Portable Device for PBX@Home

EXTender lets phones roam.

[theme : Telephony]

Core

p.49 Bringing Quality of Service to IP

p.49 Bringing Quality of Service to IP

RSVP allows networks using IP to establish QoS connections between applications.

[author : Dinesh Dutt] [theme : Networks]

p.51 MkLinux: Linux for the Power Mac

p.51 MkLinux: Linux for the Power Mac

The Power Mac has a new Unix-like OS that's robust enough to host Web, name, and e-mail servers.

[author : Tony Cox] [theme : Operating Systems]

p.57 TriMedia Powers a Videophone

p.57 TriMedia Powers a Videophone

Philips' chip implements video, audio, and modem operations.

[author : Osman Khan] [theme : CPUs]

p.61 Storing Java in a Relational Database

p.61 Storing Java in a Relational Database

Java's object-oriented nature makes database programming and maintenance easier.

[author : John Dreystadt] [theme : Programming]

p.63 Data-Warehouse Scalability

p.63 Data-Warehouse Scalability

The decisions you make when you first build the warehouse will determine whether it can grow with the company or become a project stopper.

[author : Ron Fryer] [theme : Databases]

Lab Reports

p.100 Relations with Your Data

p.100 Relations with Your Data

[author : Barry Nance] [theme : Software]

p.114 Eight-Way Servers Race for the NT Prize

p.114 Eight-Way Servers Race for the NT Prize

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

The BYTE Lab tests SMP machines with multiple Pentium Pros. Here's how they stack up.

Web Project

p.105 Local Web Servers

p.105 Local Web Servers

Here's how to bring benefits of Web-style development to disconnected clients.

[author : Jon Udell]

Javatalk

p.109 Rapid Java Development

p.109 Rapid Java Development

Vision Jade provides tools for building enterprise databases.

[author : Rick Grehan]

Future Vision

p.111 Quantum Leaps

p.111 Quantum Leaps

Someday PCs might use quantum coprocessors that do massive calculations instantaneously.

[author : Udo Flohr]

Reviews

p.122 A Pentium II Notebook That Talks to You

p.122 A Pentium II Notebook That Talks to You

Digital's HiNote VP 765.

[theme : Notebook]

p.123 Is That Really You?

p.123 Is That Really You?

Nuance Verifier knows.

[theme : Authentication]

p.124 C++ Forever!

p.124 C++ Forever!

Borland's C++ Builder 3.

[theme : Programming]

p.125 100-MHz: A System Bus for Tomorrow

p.125 100-MHz: A System Bus for Tomorrow

PIIs ride a faster bus.

[theme : PC Workstations]

p.128 A "Box" Designed for Manageability:

p.128 A "Box" Designed for Manageability:

Toshiba's Equium 7000S

[theme : Desktop PC]

Chaos Manor

p.129 A Smarter Windows 95.

p.129 A Smarter Windows 95.

Jerry gives Cyrus a CPU upgrade and experiments with the 'b' version of Win 95.

[author : Jerry Pournelle]

What's New

p.155 HP's multifunction machine, Photoshop 5, graphics accelerators, do-it-yourself G3 Mac upgrades, PII servers, and lots of development tools.

p.155 HP's multifunction machine, Photoshop 5, graphics accelerators, do-it-yourself G3 Mac upgrades, PII servers, and lots of development tools.

Improbable

p.160 ...

p.160 ...

An experimental lecture hall and software for the next celebrity requiem.

[author : Marc Abrahams]

SERVICE

Product Information

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Index to Advertisers

p.152 Alphabetical Order

p.152 Alphabetical Order

p.154 Editorial Index by Company

p.154 Editorial Index by Company

THE BYTE WEB SITE and THE VIRTUAL PRESS ROOM

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