For now, Microsoft has changed the delivery schedule to the first half of 2005. Look for more details about the timetable and specifics on the feature set at the SQL PASS conference later this month.
Even in advance of that, third-party software vendors and partners are eager for the Yukon release as they seek to leverage new baseline functionality Microsoft will be bringing to its database management system. ENT contributing editor Joe McKendrick has that story.
As the world waits for Yukon, the four-year-old SQL Server 2000 database is increasingly coming under attack from rival Oracle from a surprising angle -- price. Steve Swoyer takes a sharp look at what lurks underneath price claims from both Oracle and Microsoft.
Meanwhile, IBM hasn't stood still. Later this month the database giant will unleash its next major release of the DB2 Universal Database, code-named "Stinger."
Microsoft acknowledged that its emerging AI-based Bing search could affect content publisher revenue models, but also suggested that it is willing to talk terms.
Microsoft gave notice to organizations using perpetual-license Office versions about a coming 2023 milestone that could result in iffy Microsoft 365 services connections in this Wednesday announcement.
Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas in May.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new predictive language chat tool for security experts called Microsoft Security Copilot.
Microsoft announced on Monday that it has rebuilt and improved the performance of its Microsoft Teams application, and released a preview of this "new" app for commercial Windows users.
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