Database Development News & More


Q&A: How BeyondTrust Addresses Windows Security

Earlier this month, BeyondTrust released a report on security threats to IT shops running Microsoft software.

Top MySQL Officials Leave Sun

After months of mounting dissatisfaction with the way Sun Microsystems was evolving the MySQL database, the founders of the popular open source vendor have decided to move on.

Four Security Fixes Planned for Patch Tuesday

Microsoft expects to fix Internet Explorer, SQL Server and Visio in its upcoming February security patch.

VMware's Revenue Rises 42 Percent in 2008

One bright spot in the IT economy appears to be virtualization, with leading provider VMware today announcing that its yearly revenue rose 42 percent in 2008 to $1.9 billion. Fourth quarter revenues were a "solid" $515 million -- up 25 percent over last year.

Microsoft Shutters PerformancePoint Server

Microsoft will discontinue its PerformancePoint business intelligence product and will merge its function into SharePoint Server, the company said late last week.

Amazon's Public Data Sets Released

Offers centralized repository of publicly available scientific, demographic and medical data that can be integrated into AWS cloud-based applications.

Datacenter Managers Doing More with Less

Datacenter managers in both the public and private sectors report being caught between increasing demands for performance and shrinking budgets, according to a Symantec study.

January's Patch Addresses Bug in Server Message Block

Microsoft's January security update contains one patch to stave off potential remote code execution attacks.

FileMaker Database Gains New UI, Support for SQL Server 2008

Database software vendor FileMaker Inc. released a new version of its namesake product at this week's Macworld Expo.

Enterprise Data Breaches on the Rise, Report Finds

Organizations need a commitment to security and better implementation of security tools, experts say.

SQL Injection Hits Amid the Holidays

Redmond continues to investigate a new zero-day bug affecting popular database application SQL Server.

Microsoft Delivers SQL Server 2005 SP3

Microsoft ratcheted up its product support for SQL Server 2005 by releasing Service Pack 3 (SP3) on Monday, along with SP3 Cumulative Update 1.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server Security Tools

Microsoft released a beta version of its Code Analysis Tool and Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library for developers.

ISO - IEC Publishes Office Open XML Standard

ISO/IEC on Tuesday published the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format standard, formally known as ISO/IEC 29500:2008.

Intel Exec Thanked Ballmer for Vista Capable Help

Court documents may contain a "smoking gun" reference to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's participation in a crucial decision to downgrade capabilities needed to gain Windows Vista Capable certification in new PCs.

Upcoming Events

AppTrends

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.