10 most powerful cloud companies

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Virtually every vendor has a cloud story to tell. But here are 10 companies that have distinguished themselves as the leaders in cloud computing, either by being first to market, by offering the broadest and deepest set of cloud services or by taking a leadership role in the cloud revolution. Other articles in this issue of Enterprise Cloud Services: 1. Amazon: The IaaS gold standard The online retailer came out of nowhere in 2006 to offer up idle compute cycles […]

Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC)

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Windows Server 2008: Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) A Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) is a new type of domain controller in Windows Server 2008. Its main purpose is to improve security in office branches. In this post, I summarize the functionality of RODC. In office branches, it is often not easy to provide sufficient physical security for servers. It is not a big deal to manipulate a Windows system if you can get physical access to it. Since Domain controllers store […]