Databases


Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 To Be Released June 1

Microsoft today announced that its next SQL Server version will hit general availability status on June 1.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 RC3

In a blog posted on Friday, Microsoft announced that the final release candidate for SQL Server 2016 is now available.

SQL Server 2005 Product Support Has Expired

Microsoft signaled the end of support today for its SQL Server 2005 product.

SQL Server's Road to Linux

Microsoft's improbable partnership with the open source platform continues, as the company sets its aim for more Linux integration among its products and services.

Microsoft Changes Patch Policy on SQL Server Cumulative Updates

Microsoft's SQL Server engineering team wants IT pros to keep up with cumulative update installations.

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 Hits Release Candidate 1 Milestone

SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC) 1 is now available, nearly feature-complete, according to Microsoft.

Evaluating Microsoft's SQL Server on Linux Gamble

Plus: Will Microsoft's courtship of Oracle customers be successful?

Microsoft Courting Oracle Users with SQL Server 2016

Microsoft laid out the case for enterprises to ditch Oracle's database system for its own at this week's Data Driven conference in New York City.

Microsoft Bringing SQL Server 2016 to Linux

Microsoft on Monday announced that its SQL Server 2016 database system will be coming to the Linux platform.

Microsoft Support Ending in 2016 for IE, .NET Framework and SQL Server Versions

The year 2016 will see the end of "extended support" for some Microsoft products.

Microsoft Buys Big Data Analytics Startup Metanautix

Microsoft announced the acquisition of Metanautix today, a three-year-old startup company that makes a Big Data analytics solution.

Microsoft Releases Latest SQL Server 2012 Service Pack

Microsoft has announced that SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 is now available.

SQL Server 2016 Preview Reveals Path to Azure and Big Data

The next version of the Microsoft flagship database promises to add dynamic extensions to Azure and real time links between structured and unstructured data.

Microsoft Announces SQL Server 2016 CTP 3, Azure Data Lake Preview and More

Joseph Sirosh, Microsoft's new Data Group head, today announced a new CTP of SQL Server 2016, along with a preview of Azure Data Lake Store and Analytics services and a preview of Azure SQL Database In-Memory OLTP and Operational Analytics.

Top 7 Features Coming to SQL Server 2016

SQL 2016 has a number of major enhancements which will help whether or not you are implementing on-prem, in Azure or in a hybrid model.

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