Microsoft Readies SQL Server 2012 for April 1 Release
The biggest improvement is that it's been infused with a set of new features designed to handle larger workloads -- whether on premises or in the cloud.
New Hadoop connectors from Microsoft
Microsoft plans to release a community technology preview (CTP) of two new Hadoop connectors, one for SQL Server and one for the Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) solution.
SQL Server 2012 Codenamed Denali CTP3 Now Available
SQL Server 2012 codenamed Denali CTP3 is now available for download from Microsoft Beta Experience site.
SQL Server Denali: Microsoft Wants Your Feedback on Upgrade Paths and Supported Operating Systems
Dan Jones, Microsoft’s SQL Server Manageability Principal Program Manager, recently posted the proposed list of SQL Server Code Name Denali upgrade paths and operating systems.
SQL Server 2005 Hits End of Support on April 12
In just three months, customers still running SQL Server 2005 will no longer be able to enjoy Mainstream Support from Microsoft.
Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server Get Updated
Microsoft has released an update designed to fix a number of issues in the most recent release of the company’s drivers designed to allow PHP developers to build applications that can connect seamlessly with SQL Server databases.
Microsoft Details SQL Server Assessment Technology 'Atlanta'
Microsoft revealed some more details about a cloud-based configuration assessment service for SQL Server codenamed Atlanta.
Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2008 SP2 With Enhancements
Microsoft announced the availability of SQL Server 2008 SP2.
Cumulative Updates Available for SQL Server 2008 R2, 2008 SP1 and 2005 SP3
Customers running the latest versions of Microsoft’s data platform have a range of update packages available from the company.
SQL Server JDBC Driver 3.0 Community Technology Preview (CTP)
A preview of the upcoming Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) driver is currently up for grabs via the Microsoft Download Center.