Databases


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.

Power Pack 1 Unveiled for Windows Home Server

Update adds product support plus a fix for an infamous bug that has plagued Microsoft's consumer server offering since December.

Microsoft's $60B Year-End Revenue Dogged by Search Costs

Microsoft's fiscal fourth-quarter and 2008 year-end financial results were announced in a Webcast on Thursday.

Oracle Releases Critical Updates

Oracle has released the latest quarterly round of critical patches for all its products.

Embarcadero Releases SQL Optimizer

In its first product release since acquiring Borland's CodeGear business, Embarcadero Technologies Inc. this week released a new tool set designed to help developers optimize SQL code in databases.

Q&A: Fausto Ibarra Takes SQL Server Reins

New director of product management talks up database and hints at future technologies.

Sentrigo Offers Help for Database Patching Woes

Sentrigo Inc. released its new Hedgehog vPatch database security software product on Tuesday.

Microsoft Says SQL Server 2008 To Ship This Quarter

Redmond divulges tidbits of SQL Server 2008 release information at this week's Worldwide Partner Conference.

Greene Out at VMware

In a move that sent shock waves across the virtualization market, VMware's board of directors announced that Diane Greene, the company's co-founder, president and CEO, will be replaced by Paul Maritz, a 14-year veteran of Microsoft and head of EMC's Cloud Division.

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