July 2, 2002

Avoid Database Deadlocks with Planning

esolving deadlocks is one of the more elusive solutions in database application development. Deadlocks are the dark side of concurrency, that is, they occur when some combination of locking, coding,

Comparing Computer Information with WMI, Part II

n part one of Comparing Computer Information, I covered some of WMI’s low-hanging fruit (meaning, information that is relatively easy to retrieve). However, there are other, rather interesting pieces of