March 2009 - Windows 7: Microsoft's Redemption?
After Vista, readers think Windows 7 might be the OS that saves Microsoft. Also in this issue, SQL Server 2008 goes far with just a little code, Microsoft's Virtual Machine Manager and VMware's ThinApp get reviewed, Microsoft pushes enterprise apps during its Convergence conference, Live Mesh's best days are still ahead, and more.
Early versions of Windows Vista's successor could burnish the operating system's tarnished reputation in the desktop market.
SQL Server 2008 has a ton of new DBA features, but if you really want to make this thing go, just crank out a little code.
Microsoft's annual Dynamics conference will be all about how companies can benefit from enterprise applications in a down economy.