Microsoft recently published its " Windows XP Security Guide ," which offers both instruction and a set of tools (several documents, templates, and scripts) that can help you better secure Windows XP systems whether they are part of an Active Directory (AD) domain or are standalone systems. The guide also offers advice about configuring XP in environments that require "an extremely high level of security in which application compatibility or usability may be constrained."
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Some say performance tuning SQL Server is an art; others say it’s a science. It’s a bit of both of those, but also more. Many factors determine how well (or poor) SQL Server will perform, and it starts well before any application database is installed into an instance.