Some 13 years later, Microsoft has released the first preview of an ODBC driver for Linux.
Hadoop support at Microsoft is deep enough to have them abandoning LINC to HPC.
Thanks to the cloud, SQL Server development is about to get cheaper.
Hey, SQL Server developers! You can get onto Amazon's cloud.
The ties that bind are not so easily severed, especially between the teams who are developing these two platforms.
Microsoft isn't always the slow-moving dinosaur, but the visionary. Witness its work with SQL Azure beating Google and Apple to data-laden cloud.
Imagine data transfers at 2GB per second. Simple, right? Now, imagine that transfer happening in a virtualized environment that leverages SMB 2.2 multichannel and RDMA. Yeah, we thought that'd make you smile.
Database development and application development in the same tool--'Juneau' promises no more jumping through hula hoops.
NoSQL oponents see no future for the language. Proponents, though, are building new products around it.
I must have missed the memo about using beta software on real systems.
A few announcements by Microsoft at WPC this week haven't quelled the discussions on this issue of Denali supporting XP
I'm torn whether the next version of SQL Server should be backward compatible or move forward. Here are some of the arguments on both sides.
While PowerShell doesn't duplicate the complete functionality of SSMS, it can duplicate a lot of it.
Get your hands on the upcoming SQL Server development tools. All you need to do is join the program and provide feedback to the mothership.
There are some nifty, better-than-SSMS tools that cost nothing to use. One of them is already in your toolbox and you might not know it.