Performance can be a problem if you run additional services like Sharepoint, Exchange, or SQL on a Windows server. Luckily, the Windows tools described here can help administrators identify and resolve these problems.
Virtualized systems are inflationary when it comes to RAM requirements. Storage access is faster when excess RAM is used as a page cache, and having enough RAM helps avoid the dreaded performance killer, swapping. We take a look at the current crop of RAM.
Most cloud providers offer their own APIs, which means cloud users sign up for the services of one provider at the expense of being able to migrate easily to other providers later. Apache Deltacloud addresses this issue by offering a standardized API for infrastructure as a service (IaaS) clouds.
"Easy to remember but difficult to guess" isn't just a catchy phrase for choosing passwords, it's the law of the Net. Learn how to check your password using a tool network intruders use every day: John the Ripper.