A new component in SQL Server 2008 R2 gives users the autonomy to set up business intelligence functionality in Excel without taking control of the process away from IT.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Microsoft today updated some of its free tools to help users move to Microsoft SQL Server and released a new Oracle MySQL migration tool.
Microsoft issued even more details about Windows security concerns, even after releasing its August security update on Tuesday.
- By Jabulani Leffall
B.I. projects can be complex and expensive, but there are increasing options for smaller shops -- with big payoffs.
Microsoft last week released the next version of a free tool that provides upgrade advice for those using the company's flagship software products.
Microsoft on Monday announced two new "previews" to come for its Windows Small Business Server product suite.
Addressing one of the key objectives of cloud computing, Microsoft today said its Windows Azure platform will be available as an appliance that can run on customer and partner premises.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
You may be tempted to jump right into a SharePoint 2010 upgrade, but it requires a substantial amount of planning. This will guide you through the upgrade planning process.
How to use SQL Server to build a business intelligence (BI) platform without getting your organization's top brass involved.
- By Andrew Peterson
SAP will acquire database vendor Sybase Inc. for $5.8 billion in cash, a 44 percent premium in the company's closing price Wednesday.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft is offering a kit designed to streamline the evaluation process for orgs considering its new software products.
- By Herb Torrens
Microsoft released versions of SQL Server 2008 R2 products to IT professionals on Monday.
Most IT pros have multiple machines, but keeping files in sync can be a challenge.
So recently, it was just a short hop from here to the Waltham, Mass., offices of Microsoft, where I enjoyed the Customer Immersion Experience and saw many 2010 products up close and personal. They even made me use them!
Microsoft today announced that SQL Server 2008 R2 has achieved release-to-manufacturing status and will be released in May worldwide.