Microsoft released SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 this week and announced that it's available for download.
Microsoft last week updated the SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit to "release to manufacturing" status, according to a tweet from the product's Twitter page.
Data management software provider Versant Corporation announced that its Java interface is now compatible with the Spring framework.
Oracle announced it will release its public cloud platform as a service (PaaS) on Wednesday, June 6.
It's not SQL versus NoSQL anymore, according to Starcounter, which earlier this week announced what it calls the "world's fastest consistent database."
Amazon Web Services launched Amazon Relational Database Services on Monday for Microsoft SQL Server and ASP.NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
SQL Server 2012 has hit its release-to-manufacturing milestone and is available for testing as an evaluation version, Microsoft announced today.
Oracle on Wednesday announced the general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.2, a high-availability, high-redundancy version of the open source MySQL database adapted for distributed computing environments.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Wednesday launched a new database service that will let customers modify and store huge amounts of unstructured content while providing rapid access to data.
According to Visual Studio Magazine's 2012 .NET Developer Salary Survey, database-related jobs provide good job security and competitive salaries.
Oracle this week officially released the Oracle Big Data Appliance, its new "engineered system" that tightly bundles servers and software into a unified system.
Neo Technology brought the Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database to the Spring framework this week with the launch of Spring Data Neo4j 2.0.
Google on Thursday announced a free preview of Google Cloud SQL, which adds a MySQL database Web service to Google's cloud-based App Engine development stack.
Version 11 of Quest Software's Toad for Oracle database management solution offers a new code analysis feature for developers.
On Tuesday, Amazon announced that its Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Relational Database Service (RDS) can now support Oracle 11G Release 2 databases.