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Next SQL Server Reaches CTP Stage

Improvements coming to Web-based data viewing, high availability and query performance.

Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse Hits Metal This Month

Release on HP hardware marks integration of technology from DATAllegro acquisition into the flagship Microsoft database technology family.

Microsoft Taps SQL Server PDW To Boost Security Forensics

Microsoft published details this month about how it used its own Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) edition of SQL Server 2008 R2 to improve the performance of its company-wide security monitoring system.

UPDATE: Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse Hits Metal Next Month

The parallel data warehouse edition of Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 solution will soon see the light of day.

SQL Server 2008 SP2 Now Available

Microsoft today released Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008.

Hurd Resurfaces at Oracle

Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president.

Tallan Acquires twentysix New York

Systems integrator Tallan has acquired twentysix New York, expanding the scope of Microsoft-focused services it provides to enterprise customers.

Come to SQL: SQL Server Migration Assistant Updated

Microsoft offers new SQL Server migration tools for MySQL and updated tools for Access, Oracle and Sybase.

Microsoft Offers New SQL Server Migration Tools

Microsoft today updated some of its free tools to help users move to Microsoft SQL Server and released a new Oracle MySQL migration tool.

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 Released

Microsoft last week released the next version of a free tool that provides upgrade advice for those using the company's flagship software products.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Small Business Server Previews

Microsoft on Monday announced two new "previews" to come for its Windows Small Business Server product suite.

Coming This Fall: Windows Azure Cloud Appliances

Addressing one of the key objectives of cloud computing, Microsoft today said its Windows Azure platform will be available as an appliance that can run on customer and partner premises.

SAP To Acquire Sybase

SAP will acquire database vendor Sybase Inc. for $5.8 billion in cash, a 44 percent premium in the company's closing price Wednesday.

Microsoft Offers Evaluation Kit for 2010 Products

Microsoft is offering a kit designed to streamline the evaluation process for orgs considering its new software products.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Released to IT Pros

Microsoft released versions of SQL Server 2008 R2 products to IT professionals on Monday.

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