Windows Storage Systems Hardware

  • August 06, 2008 06 Aug'08

    Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 goes gold

    Policy-based management is one feature of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 expected to appeal to IT managers and database administrators.

  • March 01, 2007 01 Mar'07

    Worm uses Symantec tools to infiltrate SQL Server

    Considered a moderate threat, the worm gains access to Microsoft's SQL Server and SQL databases by exploiting vulnerabilities in Symantec's antivirus software.

  • February 12, 2007 12 Feb'07

    SQL Server 2005 adoption on course for most IT shops

    The delays and extra testing has paid off for Microsoft, with SQL Server 2005 now getting a warm reception from IT managers.

  • January 16, 2007 16 Jan'07

    New SQL Server 2005 release targets remote users

    The latest version of Microsoft's database tool allows IT administrators to encrypt data while making it accessible to mobile workers.

  • September 20, 2006 20 Sep'06

    Dell and Symantec bundle hardware, security

    Dell and Symantec are offering an integrated package of server, storage, mail and security software to entice midsized companies that don't want to manage mail the hard way.

  • March 17, 2006 17 Mar'06

    Microsoft releases CTP for SQL Server SP1

    Community preview of SP1 for SQL Server 2005 includes new features, fixes.

  • January 18, 2006 18 Jan'06

    Microsoft unwraps its JDBC driver for SQL Server

    Microsoft is polishing its interoperability story with the general release of a driver that links J2EE/Java applications on any platform to a SQL Server database.

  • December 08, 2005 08 Dec'05

    Microsoft fleshes out Storage Server upgrades

    Microsoft announced enhancements to its DFS, took some time out to trash NFS and hinted at what's to come in the next major server release.

  • November 07, 2005 07 Nov'05

    SQL Server launch: Milestone or stepping stone?

    SQL Server 2005 is ready to go, but applications that make the most of its new features may take some time to reach the market.

  • October 27, 2005 27 Oct'05

    SQL Server 2005 reaches RTM

    Microsoft's SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 were released to manufacturing today. The new database server is poised to make real inroads in the large enterprise market.

  • October 19, 2005 19 Oct'05

    SQL Server 2005: Users will upgrade … eventually

    Big enterprise users want the security enhancements of SQL Server 2005 and will upgrade sooner; smaller shops worry about new-release glitches, and many say they'll wait for the first service pack.

  • October 12, 2005 12 Oct'05

    Microsoft Capacity Planner hits beta milestone

    Software that helps IT administrators monitor performance and plan for system deployments is closer to shipping. The System Center Capacity Planner 2006 went into beta last week.

  • September 15, 2005 15 Sep'05

    SQL Server 2005 reaches final milestone

    The final update before SQL Server 2005 goes out in November has some tweaks in the user interface and management tools.

  • June 28, 2005 28 Jun'05

    Virtual private servers virtualize the OS

    In today's never-ending crusade to reduce IT costs, various techniques are used to squeeze every drop of computing power out of servers. One way to get a finer-grained and lower-overhead partition is through a virtual private server (VPS).

  • November 10, 2004 10 Nov'04

    Common sense dictates data center choices

    The business of managed data center hosting has greatly matured during the past several years, particularly for the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market. Better software has become available, and there is far more Web enablement than in the ...