Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Step-by-Step Guide to Clustering Windows 2000 and SQL Server 2000

Article by Brian Knight at sqlservercentral.com

In this next article of the SQL Server in the Enterprise Series, we'll explore how to cluster Windows 2000 and SQL Server 2000 in a step-by-step manner. After this article, you should be able to cluster a SQL Server 2000 machine for failover availability in an Active/Active cluster.

Thursday, November 24, 2005

Windows Leads As Server Market Booms

For the first time, Microsoft Windows was the leading operating system in new servers in the third quarter, as the overall worldwide server market grew a robust 8.1%, IDC said Tuesday.


Saturday, November 12, 2005

Enterprise firewall configuration for Exchange ActiveSync Direct Push Technology

&A: Microsoft’s Flessner touts ‘game changers’ in SQL Server 2005

NOVEMBER 11, 2005 (COMPUTERWORLD) - SAN FRANCISCO -- Paul Flessner, senior vice president of server applications at Microsoft Corp., said the “game changers” that will set SQL Server 2005 apart from the competition’s databases are the integration of the company’s Visual Studio development environment and business intelligence capabilities. Flessner spoke with Computerworld here at this week’s launch event for SQL Server, Visual Studio 2005 and BizTalk Server 2005. Excerpts follow:

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Microsoft Previews Windows Live and Microsoft Office Live

Microsoft Corporation today previewed two new sets of software-based services that utilize the Internet to deliver rich and seamless experiences to both individuals and small businesses. Windows Live and Microsoft Office Live are two new offerings that combine the power of software plus services and provide natural complements to the Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office products. In particular, Windows Live helps bring together all the elements of an individual's digital world while Office Live will help small companies do business online. With over 40 million small businesses worldwide, partners will be able to tap into the tremendous opportunity to use Office Live as a platform for extending their own small business solutions in a scalable and cost-effective manner as well as apply their expertise to customize and extend solutions for Office Live.