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Feb 10 2009   3:17PM GMT

IT Knowledge Exchange Community Update for 02/10/09

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Here is what’s happening in our community lately:

  • Win a t-shirt from IT Knowledge Exchange
  • Featured member of the week: Mimo
  • Featured questions
  • Featured blog posts
  • New community blogs
  • Messages from the TechTarget network

Win a T-Shirt from IT Knowledge Exchange

IT Knowledge Exchange is currently running a promotion to welcome new members — ask and answer one question each, and you will be eligible to receive an IT Knowledge Exchange t-shirt. Simply e-mail me at once you have asked a question and answered a question, and tell me your address and preferred t-shirt size. You will receive a t-shirt as thanks within 2-3 weeks. Anyone is eligible, so get into the community and start spreading the knowledge!

Our “Best Questions” t-shirt giveaway has ended and we’re sifting through some stellar questions. Stay tuned for Thursday’s community newsletter, where we’ll announce the winners!

Featured ITKE Member of the Week

This week’s IT Knowledge Exchange featured member is Mimo. Michel Monette of Montreal joined us just over a week ago on February 2nd, and he’s been on fire ever since, earning 255 points so far. He specializes in data management and Domino administration. We’re happy to have you with us, Mimo!

You can view Mimo’s profile here.

Featured Questions

Over the past week, we’ve seen some great questions come through IT Knowledge Exchange, but some questions are still waiting for an answer. Click on one of our selected questions below, and spread the knowledge!

>> How to mount Exchange 2007 mailbox databases after power failure

>> Active Directory migration question

>> SQL Server – fill factor on subscriber

>> Any common tool for measuring controller throughput?

>> Sorting and rearranging columns in CL_GUI_ALV_TREE

>> Exchange data between client (VBScript variable) and server (PHP)

>> Using MIME to send email from SAP on Unix

>> Does Oracle Stream data replication require identical table structure between source and target databases?

>> VMware VirtualCenter in Backup Exec 12

>> VMware virtual infrastructure and Backup Exec 12.5 error

Featured Blog Posts

Browse the sampling of selected blog posts below or go here to view all.

>> OpenDNS service to track and block Conficker worm (Security Corner)

>> Holy Countersuit Apple Man! (System i Blogger)

>> IT Worker Telecommuting (Custom Application Development)

>> Preview of Patch Tuesday attractions (Vista Enterprise Desktop)

>> Why are some open source people so adamant about doing a disservice to their users? (SQL Server with Mr. Denny)

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New Community Blogs

>> TotalCIO | A blog
TotalCIO is a forum for enterprise CIOs and other readers of This is a space to discuss IT and business management trends, emerging technologies and other news for IT leaders.

>> Security Bytes | A blog
Written by the staff of and Information Security magazine, Security Bytes covers topics across the spectrum of security, privacy and compliance, such as network security, IAM and data breaches, as well as the people and issues driving enterprise infosec today.

Messages from the TechTarget Network

>> How to make agile software development work

What does agile software development really mean? This all-in-one guide explains how to implement agile software development, how agile differs from traditional methods, and tools to help agile projects succeed, including requirements management and testing.

>> TheServerSide Java Symposium: March 18-20, 2009

Framework founders discuss the latest features of Spring, JSF, Wicket, Tapestry, Seam and Google Web Toolkit. Get expert recommendations on when to leverage Groovy, Scala and JRuby in your projects. Dive into popular open source tools such as HtmlUnit, soapUI, Eclipse, Mavene and Lucene to fix and find problems and accelerate development. Register now to choose from over 45 technical sessions being presented at TheServerSide Java Symposium.

>> What is the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on IT operations?

This FAQ from our sister site provides guidance to IT professionals on how Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) affects IT operations, including who it affects, what is required and what penalties are applied. Get the answers to your burning SOX questions, including: who is affected by SOX compliance, what is generally required by SOX, what are the penalties for noncompliance, what is the role of IT in SOX compliance. Access these answers and more here.

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