SQL Server Slides Up Winter Corp. Scale

The Winter Corporation has recognized two companies for their SQL Server 2000 implementations in its Database Scalability Program 2000.

Wintercorp’s Database Scalability Program recognizes database implementations for scalibity and performance. The company uses proprietary metrics developed in-house.

Lifeminders Inc. an online direct marketing operation sends users reminders of personal events via email. The company uses SQL Server for DBMS, a Dell Computer Corp. server, and an EMC Corp. storage array. According to Wintercorp, Lifeminders led the field among NT-based decision support systems.

Inmar Technology Solutions, Inc. partnered with Microsoft Corp. for its SQL Server implementation. Inmar provides technology consulting and services to the manufacturing and transportation industries.

In previous years, the Database Scalability Program was skewed toward databases on mainframe and Unix platforms.

Microsoft sponsors the Database Scalability Program 2000 along with EMC Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM Corp., Informix Corp, NCR Corp, NetGenesis Corp, Oracle Corp, Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Sybase Inc. Christopher McConnell

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