Thursday, August 25, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Mozilla is Fighting To Reform The EU Copyright Law
Samsung Forms Alliance To Promote Curved Display Technology In China
AMD Increased GPU Market Share in Q2 2016
Chinese Firm Unveils 64-core CPU
PlayStation Now Coming to PC, DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor Unveiled
Upgraded Tesla Car Gets From 0 to 60 in 2.5 Seconds
Opera VPN App For Android Released
Microsoft Provides Glimpse Of 24-core Processor For HoloLens
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 Cloud Strength Highlights Fourth Quarter Results
Microsoft Unveils The Stream Business Video Platform
Microsoft Offers New Subscription Options For Windows 10 and Surface for Businesses
Project Malmo, Which Lets Researchers Use Minecraft for AI research, Makes Public Debut
Microsoft Hints at New Surface Coming Soon
Microsoft Says Scorpio System will Not Offer Higher Frame Rates With Xbox One Games
LinkedIn Becomes Part Of Microsoft
Microsoft and Facebook To Link America With Europe Through 6,600 km Long Cable
Microsoft Streamlines its Smartphone Business, Axes Hundrends Of Jobs
Microsoft To Accelerate Delivery of Affordable Internet Access
Microsoft Is Selling Its Feature Phone Business to Foxconn, Nokia Mobiles Return
Microsoft Positions Windows 10 As A Platform for the Intelligence Revolution

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .