Microsoft's fiscal fourth-quarter and 2008 year-end financial results were announced in a Webcast on Thursday.
Oracle databases 9i through 11g, Oracle Application Server, Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise CRM among products patched.
New director of product management talks up database and hints at future technologies.
Security layer product is designed to help database administrators when databases go unpatched.
Redmond divulges tidbits of SQL Server 2008 release information at this week's Worldwide Partner Conference.
In a move that sent shock waves across the virtualization market, VMware's board of directors announced that Diane Greene, the company's co-founder, president and CEO, will be replaced by Paul Maritz, a 14-year veteran of Microsoft and head of EMC's Cloud Division.
Hundreds of dissatisfied testers of Microsoft's ADO.NET Entity Framework V1, which is still in beta, are staging a protest against the software giant by expressing what they call a "vote of no confidence" in the technology.
Verizon Business reports that more than half of the data breaches on enterprise systems go undetected and are caused by general negligence and lax security.
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.