Microsoft on Tuesday showed off a pre-beta version of Windows Server 2008 R2 at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles.
Microsoft is evolving its strategy for relational data services in the cloud.
Microsoft today articulated how it will bridge PCs and mobile devices with an extraordinary blitz of announcements that included the first demonstration of Windows 7, its Live Framework, a bevy of new offerings for developers including WPF support for Visual Studio, and the first preview of Office 14.
New security appliance gives DBAs a leg up on flaws and vulnerabilities lurking in corporate database management systems.
Microsoft kicked off its BI Conference this week in Seattle with news that it's planning to enhance the BI capabilities in the next version of SQL Server database.
Oracle launches HP Oracle Exadata Storage Server and the HP Oracle Database Machine.
One thing you won't find underlying a cloud computing initiative is a relational database. And this is no accident: Relational databases are ill-suited for use within cloud computing environments.
Security firm Sophos disclosed on Monday that BusinessWeek magazine's Web site had been hacked.
The companies plan to foster an interoperability spec for ECM systems through OASIS.
Microsoft described rollout plans for BizTalk, which can be used to enable service-oriented architectures.
Although the overall number of vulnerabilities being discovered in software appears to be leveling off or even dropping, two recent reports on Web security say that the overwhelming majority of Web sites studied still have unpatched vulnerabilities that could expose visitors to malicious code.
MessageLabs reports that the number of SQL injection attacks spiked sharply last month.
Revamped BEA software will be key part of company's SOA, BPM and WebCenter suites.
Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 to manufacturing and, as an evaluation edition, to subscribers of its Microsoft Development Network and TechNet services
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