There was a lot of head scratching at this year's MySQL Conference and Expo when Microsoft was singled out for its contributions to open source development.
Microsoft's announcement that it will release SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (SP3) this summer raises the question: What's the status of SQL Server 2008?
As reported last week, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta), a group that advises the British government on education technology issues, referred a complaint to the European Commission about the impact of Microsoft's interoperability issues in education.
On Tuesday, Redmond rolled out four patches for the month of May as expected, with three deemed "Critical" and one "Moderate."
Redmond hopes to challenge SAS Institute and SPSS for data mining and predictive analytic bragging rights.
Just two days after walking away from its $49.6 billion bid for Yahoo, the Times Online U.K. is reporting that Microsoft is meeting with Time Warner executives regarding a possible bid for America Online -- the very company Yahoo turned to in a possible attempt to stave off the takeover bid from Redmond.
Microsoft's end-to-end trust initiative is long on vision, but short on developer details.
Microsoft has enhanced its datacenter monitoring solution by releasing three public betas.
Microsoft had flat revenue results as reflected in its third-quarter 2008 report.
Microsoft is finally tuning up its Microsoft Developer Network site and promises to resolve long-running frustrations developers have encountered working with it.
sQL Server 2008 offers new support for spatial data types that some analysts say should deliver a real boost to geospatial applications and data sharing.
One week after Microsoft officially launched the 2008 versions of Windows Server, Visual Studio and SQL Server, the company has taken its show on the road.
A Forrester report describes software-as-a-service and open source solutions as potential agents for change.
AMD, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based CPU chipmaker, announced its collaboration efforts with Microsoft leading up to Microsoft's big launch yesterday.
Redmond officially rolls out Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008 in Los Angeles event.