Michael D. Reilly

Michael D.
Reilly

Michael D. Reilly is a former contributing editor for SQL Server Magazine and Windows & .NET Magazine, an MCSE, and an MCT.

Articles
Creating SQL Server Databases
If database administration has been recently added to your list of duties, you'll appreciate these step-by-step instructions about how to create and maintain SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 7.0 databases.
SQL Server 7.0 Installation Procedures
Here's a step-by-step guide to setting up SQL Server 7.0.
Installing SQL Server 3
Are you a network administrator who has recently become a database administrator, too? Here's your guide to setting up SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 7.0.
Introducing SQL Server Security 1
Learn how SQL Server logins, server roles, database roles, and permissions help you protect your enterprise data.
Group Policy - 09 Feb 2000 13
Although Win2K's Group Policy is far more complex than NT's system policies, Group Policy might lower Win2K's TCO.
Configuring Windows 2000 2
Before you begin your rollout, create a configuration checklist. Here's where to find Win2K's configurable options.
A Tour Through Beta 3
Take a tour of Win2K's MMC, where you'll find some new tools, as well as new locations for your favorite NT tools.
Installing Win2K Beta 3 3
The author shares his experiences installing the beta versions of Win2K Pro and Win2K Server.
Thumbs-Up or Thumbs-Down?
The author rates several NT-related companies, products, and resources.
Best NT Practices
Before you shift your focus to Win2K, reevaluate your dos and don'ts for NT.
Windows NT Backup Strategy 3
Choose the right backup method to safeguard important data.
The Mysterious Disappearing Tape Catalog 9
Where to find this backup catelog.
Help Desk on a Budget
If you need to administer several computers remotely but can't justify the time or cost to use SMS, try using NT's tools. You might be surprized at how much you can do.
Setting NT System Policies 2
By setting proper systems policies, you can reduce Help desk calls, increase security, and possibly increase productivity.
Domain Name Resolution with DNS
DNS provides name resolution for IPaddresses outside your network and works with WINSto keeo up with IP address changes.
John Savill's Microsoft Stack Master Class

Join John Savill for the ALL NEW Microsoft Stack Master Class!

Get 30 hours of detailed instruction covering the complete Microsoft solution stack. Invest a few hours each week and become THE Microsoft expert in your organization.

Thursdays, October 8th to December 17th

John will cover topics including:

* Key Features of Active Directory for every version of Server OS, including Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016
* Key elements of Microsoft System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 PLUS major changes in the 2016 wave
* Deploying, Migrating to, and Managing Hyper-V in Your Organization
* Implementing a Private Cloud
* Using PowerShell to Automate Common tasks
* Key Windows 10 changes including the new Start menu, Cortana, Microsoft Edge, and more
* And much more!

 

Enroll by October 1st and SAVE $245!

 

 

Windows Forums

The Windows IT Pro forums are moving to myITforum.com! Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community.

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×