Microsoft embraces all data

Connectivity is getting lots of attention from Microsoft, and the company wants you to know it. On its blog, it views the Internet of Things (“IoT”) as connecting everything from devices to cloud to

Published on: April 16th, 2014 Chris Lau

Software moves SQL Server instances for disaster recovery

Database files are likely the biggest and most complex in an organization. Protecting them with a business continuity/ disaster recovery strategy is essential. DH2i Co., a small U.S. company came up with a

Published on: October 31st, 2013 Howard Solomon

Oracle lures SQL Server users with MySQL tool

BOSTON -- Oracle is going after users of Microsoft's SQL Server with a new tool for migrating data from SQL Server to its own MySQL database, the vendor announced Wednesday.The tool has been

Published on: July 25th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus

Windows Phone 7 gets open source database

A UK-based mobile software developer has ported an embedded database product to Microsoft's Windows Mobile 7 operating system. The port creates an on-device database for individual Windows Phone applications, something so far missing

Published on: July 6th, 2010 John Cox

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 set for May release

SQL Server 2008 R2, the latest version of Microsoft's flagship database, will be generally available in May, the company said Tuesday.Now in a technology preview, the release features improved server management and data

Published on: January 19th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

TechEd: Exchange 2010 faster, more scalable than Exchange 2007

Microsoft Corp. said Monday that its upcoming Exchange Server 2010 software will be able to read and write e-mails to disk 70 per cent faster than Exchange 2007, despite the fact it uses

Published on: May 11th, 2009 Eric Lai

Microsoft to boost SQL scale after DATAllegro buy

Within the next 12 months, Microsoft will start extending SQL Server to support very large volumes of data, based on technology it acquired from DATAllegro. Microsoft announced plans to acquire the developer of

Published on: September 17th, 2008 Nancy Gohring

SolarWinds improves application monitor

Hate when a user asks why the network is so slow? If you’re running SolarWinds’ Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM), the latest plug-in that could help you answer, ‘It’s not the network.’ Texas-based

Published on: August 26th, 2008 Howard Solomon

Analyst, Forrester Research

Microsoft Corp. continues its shopping spree to bolster its SQL Server database platform to make it more suitable for large-scale enterprise deployments. On Thursday the company said it plans to buy DATAllegro Inc.,

Published on: July 24th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano