Databases


Troubles in Terrorist Database

A variety of technical flaws in an upgrade of the system that supports the government's terrorist watch list has drawn congressional fire and raised concerns that the entire system might be in jeopardy.

Microsoft Details SharePoint-SQL 2008 Integration

Microsoft really wants SharePoint users to upgrade to SQL Server 2008, which was released to manufacturing on August 6.

UPDATED: Microsoft Tool Helps Filter SQL Injection Attacks

Microsoft on Thursday released an improved security filter for its Internet Information Service (IIS) Web server that is designed to help thwart SQL injection attacks.

Microsoft Tool Helps Filter SQL Injection Attacks

Microsoft released an improved security filter for its Internet Information Service Web server that is designed to help thwart SQL injection attacks.

Microsoft Details SharePoint-SQL 2008 Integration

Microsoft really wants SharePoint users to upgrade to SQL Server 2008, which was released to manufacturing on August 6.

SQL Server 2008 BI Exam Goes Beta

Upcoming SQL Server 2008 exam for business intelligence experts expected to be available some time in November this year.

Windows 7 Gets a Blog

Microsoft's team developing the Windows 7 operating system has come out with a new blog called "Engineering Windows 7."

SQL Injection Attacks on the Rise

MessageLabs reports that the number of SQL injection attacks spiked sharply last month.

Microsoft Ships Visual Studio 2008 and .NET SP1

Microsoft released to manufacturing its widely touted first service pack (SP) of Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2008 to Manufacturing, IT Pros

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 to manufacturing and, as an evaluation edition, to subscribers of its Microsoft Development Network and TechNet services

Tooling Around in Your Database

These products can help make your occasional forays into the world of databases much easier to take.

Analysis: Behind Microsoft's DATAllegro Acquisition

You've already snapped up Microsoft-branded mice, keyboards and gaming consoles. Is a Microsoft data warehouse (DW) appliance in your future?

Microsoft Joins Apache Software Foundation

Microsoft inched closer to open source with a couple of announcements made last week at the OSCON open source conference in Portland, Ore.

Most Malware Found on Trusted Web Pages, Report Says

Five seconds into reading this story, a Web page somewhere will become infected with malware or some other malicious code.

Open Source Needs Better Security Focus, Study Says

The open source software community lags behind the commercial software sector in secure code development, according to a recent study of some commonly used open source packages.

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