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Microsoft® Windows® Internals: Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000, 4th Edition by David A. Solomon, Mark E. Russinovich

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Historical Perspective

Again I find myself indebted to David Solomon and Mark Russinovich for providing the opportunity to write a few words about their newest edition to a series of books on Windows Internals. It has been over three years since the last publication in this series, and this passage of time has seen two major releases: a very significant update to the client system, and another very significant update to the server system, currently being readied for shipment.

Two of the growing problems faced by the authors of a book such as this are tracing the implementation evolution of the Microsoft Windows NT system and documenting the way in which feature implementation has changed in each version. To this end, the authors have done a remarkable ...

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