February 19, 2004

Exploring WMI: Integrate WMI into the .NET Framework

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is one of the most fascinating technologies for managing distributed corporate computer systems. As the Windows implementation for WBEM (Web Based Enterprise Management), a standard developed by the DMTF (Distributed Management Task Force), WMI allows a completely new approach for managing system resources on the Windows

Open Source and Security: Letters to the Editor

o call last week’s featured opinion unpopular would be understated to say the least. In his commentary, DevX Executive Editor A. Russell Jones opined that open source software is more likely be altered by those with ill-intentions than is closed source, because such people will capitalize on the availability of