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Microsoft Ships SQL Server 2005 SP2

SP2 provides support for Windows Vista and Office 2007, while also offering new data compression, business intelligence, and security capabilities.

Simplify Programmatic File Access

Access files in different locations using the same code, whether the files reside on a file server, a Web server, or an FTP server.

Altiris Tool Creates Vista Installations

Create installations for Windows Vista, 64-bit Windows operating systems, and Windows Mobile 5 devices, and reduce software support costs.

Profile: InterSystems Demonstrates the Benefits of Good Health

Delivering an application platform and database to vertical markets such as health care has propelled InterSystems to a long history of revenue growth.

Microsoft Operations Manager 2007 to RTM

The upcoming release of Operations Manager 2007 will take advantage of Microsoft''s System Definition Model (SDM) and deliver service-oriented management capabilities.

AJAX Goes Golden

Microsoft has shipped ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX toolset for Web developers, formerly known as

Microsoft in Alliance with Teradata

Optimize interoperability between Microsoft''s business intelligence solutions and Teradata''s Enterprise Data Warehouse product.

Find Balance in Your Work

Your activities outside of your job can be as beneficial as your activities within the workplace.

Longhorn Officially Dubbed?

Speculation about the final name ramps up.

The Man Behind the Message

Microsoft's Rob Caron spends his days (and probably nights) trying to keep developers up-to-speed.

The Rich Web Experience -- And Beyond

Scott Guthrie recently sat with VSM to discuss Microsoft's ASP.NET AJAX and the status of other Web-related projects.

Simplify Authentication With WSE 3.0

Web Service Extensions 3.0 enables you to take advantage of new turnkey scenarios to provide more robust and easier-to-use authentication mechanisms in your Web services.

Profile: Virtutech Takes Virtualization to the Next Level

According to Virtutech, today's technology only scratches the surface of what system virtualization offers IT professionals.

Profile: NetManage Makes Connections Happen

A focus on application connectivity has put NetManage in the right place at the right time.

Windows Legend

Windows 95 and IE leader, Brad Silverberg, talks about the challenges facing Microsoft.

World Changing for Developers

Developers now must understand how development processes and decisions affect business and profitability. Is more visibility into their daily activities through IT governance a good thing?

Pioneer's Prerogative: Dan Bricklin

Father of the spreadsheet, Dan Bricklin, talks about Microsoft, open source and his latest venture.

Profile: Building Quality Software Is No Accident

Catalyst Systems has created a business around automating software builds.

How ASP.NET AJAX Impacts Developers

Microsoft's Brian Goldfarb discusses the newly released ASP.NET AJAX and what it will mean for both traditional server-side ASP.NET developers, as well as developers whose emphasis has always been more on the client side.

Leading Light: S. "Soma" Somasegar

An interview with the head of Microsoft's Developer Division -- S. “Soma” Somasegar.

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