A free toolkit helps database users migrate from MySQL to Microsoft's SQL Server database on-premise or in the cloud.
IBM on Monday said it has acquired Guardium, a leading supplier of real-time database application monitoring software.
In conjunction with Microsoft’s launch announcement of Windows Azure at this week’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles, Embarcadero Technologies released an Azure-related database administration tool.
The November CTP is "feature complete," but developers will still have to wait for the PowerPivot-enabled business intelligence with Excel and SharePoint.
Microsoft on Tuesday said it will release the feature-complete preview of SQL Server 2008 R2, the first major upgrade of its flagship database platform in nearly two years.
Oracle used this week's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco to roll out new tools aimed at providing better integration of its disparate wares, but much of the focus at this year's annual event was on the company's pending $7.4 billion agreement to acquire Sun Microsystems.
Noelios Technologies released a bridge designed to let Java developers to utilize Microsoft's ADO.NET Data Services.
Microsoft is taking another step towards cloud interoperability with today's launch of the Simple API for Cloud Application Services project. The Simple Cloud API gives PHP developers a set of programming interfaces for common operations to access cloud storage services across vendors.
Message queuing stalwarts such as IBM and TIBCO bring decades of messaging processing expertise to the table, but some would-be players, including Informatica, come to CEP from what seems like a tangential trajectory.
In a bid to attract more developers to its Berkeley DB open-source embeddable database, Oracle released two upgraded versions with new APIs for simplifying application development and for the first time, support for Microsoft's C# and .NET Framework.
The European Commission's decision to investigate Oracle's plan to acquire Sun Microsystems is focused largely on the future of the open source MySQL database.
Oracle released the first major update of its flagship database in two years with an upgrade focused on server consolidation, improved storage and extended data warehouse performance.
In its latest bid to show its support for PHP, Microsoft late last week released a toolkit that will bridge the popular scripting language to .NET-based data-driven applications.
Now that Microsoft is discontinuing its Oracle data providers, Oracle is readying an improved release of its own ODP.NET.
Language design leader Erik Meijer describes new framework as a "breakthrough"in asynchronous programming.