Monday, January 26, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Reports Second Quarter Results
Smart TVs Could Be Hackers' Next Target
Oculus Forms Virtual-reality Film Studio
Dell Launches Malware Protection and Detection Service
Motorola Returns To The Chinese Market with Three New Phones
LG Display Buys Rights To Use New OLED Technology
Turkish Court Orders Facebook to Remove Pages Insulting Mohammad
Malaysia Airlines And Russian Dating Sites Topface Websites Hacked
Active Discussions
Sound card for my Laptop
full screen wide screen
Hi
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
Booktype utilities for LiteON and OEM DVD Recorders
downgrade a nero vision 5 project to nero vision 2
what is the minimum burning speed
GSA-4163B and bitsetting
 Home > News > General Computing > SQL Ser...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, February 20, 2007
SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 Released


Microsoft released Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2005 on Tuesday, a free upgrade available for download, in addition to new virtualization licensing for the database.

Microsoft said it will allow unlimited virtual instances of the SQL Server SP2 database to run on servers that are fully licensed for SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition.

Enterprises are exploring virtualization technology -- which allow multiple copies of an OS to run on one piece of hardware -- to reduce the number of physical servers and increase their utilization.

The free upgrade for the company's popular database product also includes better interoperability with other vendors. One SQL Server 2005 feature, called Report Builder, can build customized reports drawn on data held in Oracle products and Hyperion Solutions' Essbase database, Microsoft said.

SQL Server 2005 SP2 will be the only release of the database that Microsoft will support for its Windows Vista OS and upcoming Longhorn server, due for a final release in the second half of this year

. Other features of SP2 include:

- Add-ins for Office 2007 programs such as Excel and Visio -- a drawing and diagramming application -- will enable data mining using SQL Server Analysis Services, the database's online analytical processing component.

- SQL Server Reporting Services -- a tool for creating and managing reports -- is integrated with SharePoint, the company's portal building and document-sharing software.

- New management tools include improved database maintenance, enhanced management repots and a new copy database wizard.

Microsoft also announced new management reports for SQL Server Express Edition, the free version of the database, and SQL Compact Edition, an embedded database for mobile devices such as tablet PCs and smart phones.

For more information visit http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/downloads/servicepacks/sp2.mspx.


Previous
Next
Major Smartphone Developer Supporting Mobile Linux        All News        Sharp Introduces Five New Models in the AQUOS R Series
Microsoft Delivers Final Versions of Free Deployment Tools for Windows Vista     General Computing News      ESET NOD32 Rated Fastest Antivirus on Microsoft Vista

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Reports Second Quarter Results
Microsoft Launches the Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 Smartphones
Microsoft Attacks Google Over Security Disclosures
Microsoft To Release Customer-centric Solutions This Spring
Tech Giants Support Microsoft In Data Fight With U.S.
Cortana Arrives in France, Italy, Germany, and Spain
Microsoft Creates Tools That Unlock the Power of Living Cells
Microsoft Acquires Mobile Email App Provider Acompli
Microsoft Accidentally Anounced Acquisition Of Acompli
Microsoft Offers Massive Music Deals For The Holidays
Microsoft Slashes Prices Of Xbox One, Surface 3 For Black Friday
Samsung Loses Bid Against Microsoft

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .