The industrial-strength Microsoft ORM is finally ready for prime time. Are you?
- By Kathleen Richards
Microsoft extends its enterprise-capable database platform with powerful new management and scalability features -- and there's plenty in the latest rev for developers.
A new component in SQL Server 2008 R2 gives users the autonomy to set up business intelligence functionality in Excel without taking control of the process away from IT.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Microsoft issued even more details about Windows security concerns, even after releasing its August security update on Tuesday.
- By Jabulani Leffall
New versions add caching, support for LightSwitch development.
- By Michael Desmond
On VB author Joe Kunk shows how you can quickly discover the orientation of an unknown database using dynamic queries.
If you're willing to make the mental shift to storing objects instead of data, db4Objects may be the right solution for a distributable local database.
Microsoft on Monday announced two new "previews" to come for its Windows Small Business Server product suite.
Addressing one of the key objectives of cloud computing, Microsoft today said its Windows Azure platform will be available as an appliance that can run on customer and partner premises.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
How to use SQL Server to build a business intelligence (BI) platform without getting your organization's top brass involved.
- By Andrew Peterson
VistaDB is a database engine written entirely in .NET managed code. It's a great solution for distributed applications that need to store data locally.
LINQ to SQL is a powerful technology that can do as much harm as good if it is mis-used. Here is how to get more out of your LINQ to SQL efforts.
- By Bart McDonough
Microsoft positions Visual Studio for developing business intelligence applications.
- By Michael Desmond
Continuing his investigation of what works and doesn't work with the AJAX library and .NET 4, Peter Vogel continues to explore how to retrieve data from the client... and discovers that it can be very easily done.
Peter Vogel discusses what you can't do in marrying ASP.NET server-side controls with client-side data access.