Monday, June 25, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
US Summit Supercomputer Leads the Latest TOP500 List
FCC to Seek for Flexible Use of C-band and 6GHz Airwaves
AMD Presents Modular Routing Design for Chiplet-based Systems
Software Business Continues to Work For BlackBerry
Apple Turns to the U.S. Patent Office to Invalidate Qualcomm Patents
Samsung Patents Bezel-less, Notch-free Smartphone Design
China is Home to Most Smartphone Vendors
VidCon 2018: Youtube Announces Memberships, Merchandise as Alternatives to Ads
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 08, 2005
Microsoft Launches new SQL Server, Visual Studio


Microsoft announced the arrival of Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 at a special event in San Francisco Monday.

Microsoft had released an update for SQL Server five years ago. Both SQL Server and Visual Studio 2005 are critical releases for Microsoft as it gears up for the debut of Windows Vista next year.

The launch of Microsoft's SQL Server 2005 was delayed several times in the past. Steve Ballmer emphasized the major changes in the release and explained that Microsoft engineers needed time to to make the software more reliable and secure.

SQL Server 2005 can now handle up to 93,000 concurrent users, and integration with .NET Framework 2.0 brings "183 percent better performance than equivalently coded EJB-applications running on IBM WebSphere 6.0 against and Oracle 10G backend," Microsoft says. Microsoft has added built-in reporting and data analysis tools and will soon launch Business Scorecard Manager 2005 to extend that functionality. SQL Server will also offer better integration with Microsoft Office and Visual Studio.

Workgroup Edition of SQL Server is priced at $3,899 per processor, with the Standard release now running $1,000 more at $5,999. SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition remains the same at $24,999 per processor.

However, Microsoft will make available a free "Express" version of SQL Server 2005 to developers and for non-commercial use. Visual Studio 2005 Express, meanwhile, will run $49 USD.

Along with SQL Server, Microsoft also launched Visual Studio 2005, a software tools program used to create applications, and said it would launch a program for tracking business processes, called BizTalk Server 2006, next year. Specifically, Visual Studio 2005 boasts improved performance and security to build what Microsoft calls "enterprise-grade" applications, along with a new Team System element to facilitate collaboration within a development group. But Visual Studio Team System won't come cheap, with pricing starting at $10,939.


Previous
Next
LG Demonstrates its First Java-based Mobile Phone        All News        Microsoft to Showcases Xbox 360 in Mojave Desert
Toshiba and NEC to Collaborate on 45-nanometer System LSI Process Technologies     General Computing News      Samsung to Invest US$44.9 BLN on R&D

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft to Buy Bonsai to Build 'Brains' for Autonomous Systems
Microsoft Releases Microsoft News App For Windows 10, iOS and Android
Microsoft Follows Amazon in Checkout-free Retail Technology: report
E3 2018: Microsoft 'Halo Infinite' Trailer Unveiled, Ninja Theory, Undead Labs, Playground Games, Forza Horizon, and Gears of War 5
Microsoft Highlights Intelligent Cloud, Intelligent Edge vision at Computex Taipei
Microsoft Launches Program for Women Returning to Work
Microsoft to Buy GitHub for $7.5 Billion
Microsoft to buy GitHub: report
Microsoft's Value Overtakes Alphabet
Microsoft Acquires Conversational AI Company Semantic Machines
Microsoft Build 2018 Highlights
Azure and Office Power Microsoft's Third Quarter Results

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .