Plus: Will Microsoft's courtship of Oracle customers be successful?
- By Joey D'Antoni
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 on Monday announced that its SQL Server 2016 database system will be coming to the Linux platform.
The year 2016 will see the end of "extended support" for some Microsoft products.
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Metanautix today, a three-year-old startup company that makes a Big Data analytics solution.
Microsoft has announced that SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 is now available.
The next version of the Microsoft flagship database promises to add dynamic extensions to Azure and real time links between structured and unstructured data.
- By Andrew Peterson
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.
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.
- By Joey D'Antoni
Microsoft released a preview of SQL Server 2016 that can be downloaded today.
Microsoft republished Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2014 on Thursday.
Microsoft released SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 this week, but later pulled it after install errors surfaced.
Organizations running SQL Server 2005 have less than a year before the product's lifecycle support will come to an end.
Microsoft released multiple Azure products and previews yesterday, with lots of Active Directory improvements.
Microsoft has rolled out two new cloud-based solutions in recent days, including Disaster Recovery to Azure and Redis Cache services.