Dan Holme, MVP, has 10+ years of experience as a consultant and trainer. He is the author of Windows Administration Resource Kit: Productivity Solutions for IT Professionals.
Orin Thomas, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, Microsoft® MVP, is a consultant and writer whose books include the SELF-PACED TRAINING KITs for Exams 70-662, 70-680, 70-646, and 70-647. He is also a contributing editor to Windows® IT Pro magazine.
I've just finished reading this book, it contained almost everything I needed to know for the exam. It was written in easy to understand language and coupled with the recommended... Read morePublished on June 17 2004 by James Hoggett
I did the exam 2 weeks ago (passed) after using this book along with Trancenders but struggled in the exam. Read morePublished on April 15 2004 by Cricket Fan
Poorly written and way out of context. My advice to anyone wishing to learn the real ins and outs of 2003 server would be to buy Mark Minasi's book - he offers much better advice... Read morePublished on March 12 2004 by "madd0g"
If you get handon experience with Windows admin, you will pass even without this book. If you don't have experience, you will fail for sure with this book. Read morePublished on Feb. 11 2004 by oncerest
I thought that Holme and Thomas did an excellent job of writing a book designed to help students prepare for and pass the 70-290 exam. Read morePublished on Feb. 8 2004 by Alan Stevens
I bought the whole set of MCSE. I took the first one 70-290. I found that it is difficult to follow.Published on Feb. 4 2004 by Isara Ratapipat
If you don't know the product, you will not pass. This book will help you pass. If your only experience with Windows Server 2003 is installing it twice and running a few... Read morePublished on Nov. 26 2003
This book was terrible. It was disjointed, and very difficult to follow. The organization and flow made no sense to me, and I felt the author, as it typical with MS Press, was long... Read morePublished on Oct. 28 2003