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  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Microsoft settles new frontier with Yukon

    Code-named Yukon, Microsoft's newest database release has automated features that make it a new competitive threat to Oracle and IBM.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Beta testers review Yukon's finer points

    Yukon beta testers tell us what they love -- and lost -- in the newest version of SQL Server 2005.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Yukon beta-tester says slower is better

    A sleek interface and newly automated features will make Yukon easier for database administrators to use than prior SQL Server version, according to Randy Dyess, author of "Transact-SQL Language Reference Guide" and founder of the Web site ...

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Microsoft offers free Yukon samples

    Microsoft today announced the availability of its Best Practices Analyzer, a tool that compares your system to others using proven best practices.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Waiting for Yukon

    Waiting for the next version of SQL Server is like waiting for Godot.

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  • January 04, 2005 04 Jan'05

    Shun Linux and kiss your job security good-bye, part 1

    IT managers who think that their Microsoft certifications give them all the tenure they need are in for a rude awakening. In fact, says author Robin Miller, their pink slips are only a point-and-click away. Learn to use Linux, he said, or ...

  • October 18, 2004 18 Oct'04

    SQL Server pros aren't charmed by open source

    Increased competition from open source hasn't affected SQL pros. DBMS shoppers put cost second to features and support --- two areas where some DBAs say open source is deficient.

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