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AppGini is a tool that accelerates web database applications development. Use AppGini to reduce your development cost and time, and...

January 18, 2015 By BigProf Software

Want the most reliable Windows PC? Buy a Mac (or maybe a Dell)

A new report from Soluto uses data from its massive online database of PC crashes, hangs, and performance metrics to identify the 10 most reliable Windows PCs you can buy today. Surprisingly, a MacBook Pro is at the top of the list. Even more surprising is who's not included.

April 24, 2013 by

DataFlex 2014 Personal

DataFlex is a complete, proven development and deployment platform for Windows and web business applications. By developing in a single...

December 8, 2014 By Data Access Worldwide

Microsoft reduces SQL Azure pricing

Microsoft has reduced the pricing for its SQL Azure cloud database service by as much as 75 percent, and has introduced a 100MB database option.The price reductions came about as a result of "customer feedback and evolving usage patterns", Microsoft announced in a Windows Azure blog post on Tuesday.

February 15, 2012 by

Windows 7 Search-Run

Back in the days when Windows had a project name of “Longhorn”, one of its potential features was a relational database driving the file system, i.e.

May 25, 2009

Database glitch causes Windows 7 download server meltdown

This morning, MSDN and TechNet subscribers were dismayed to find that downloads of the Windows 7 Release Candidate began bogging down shortly after they were made available. For several hours after the official launch, most subscribers who tried to log on found themselves unable to reach the download pages. The problem, I'm told by a Microsoft insider, wasn’t server capacity. Instead, the glitch (now fixed) was caused by a database configuration problem. I've got details and a startling graph.

April 30, 2009 by

Microsoft makes Windows 7 RC available, but can't handle the rush

See my follow-up post: Database glitch caused Windows 7 RC server meltdown.Early this morning, at around 6AM Pacific time, the public—or at least that subset of the public willing to pay for an annual MSDN or TechNet subscription—was finally allowed to download the Windows 7 Release Candidate in a Microsoft-approved ISO image from a Microsoft-run server.

April 30, 2009 by

Microsoft confirms critical SQL Server vulnerability

Microsoft late Monday issued a pre-patch advisory confirming a remote code execution vulnerability affecting its SQL Server line.The vulnerability, publicly disclosed with exploit code more than two weeks ago, affects Microsoft SQL Server 2000, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (MSDE 2000), Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (WMSDE), and Windows Internal Database (WYukon).

December 22, 2008 by

Building the perfect Windows Mobile business application

If you're developing a Windows Mobile application for business, you need to consider the following:-- Can your mobile application work offline, while disconnected from the network? Your application should be able to access a local database for storing data while working offline.

April 30, 2008 by

Researcher finds flaw in SAP's MaxDB

A security researcher has found a remote command execution exploit in SAP's MaxDB database on the Windows, Linux and Solaris platforms.Researcher Luigi Auriemma published the flaw in MaxDB versions 7.

January 10, 2008 by

Who's choosing XP over Vista?

One of the most accepted bits of conventional wisdom among pundits as 2007 draws to a close is that the marketplace has rejected Windows Vista in favor of Windows XP. But is that conclusion supported by hard data? I found a large database of information from one of the world's biggest PC makers that provides a glimpse into how the market is really choosing between XP and Vista

December 30, 2007 by

SQL Server 2005 gets second service pack

Microsoft has released a second free service pack -- a large, recommended update -- for its popular SQL Server 2005 database application. The update makes SQL Server 2005 compatible with Microsoft's new Windows Vista operating system and Office 2007 suite, and adds a number of data compression, manageability and interoperability enhancements.

February 19, 2007 by

HanDBase now available for S60 3rd Edition devices

While you may not think you need a database application and access to databases with you at all times, you may change your mind about what constitutes a database after reading this new All About Symbian review. DDH Software just released their latest version of HanDBase that works with S60 3rd Edition devices, as well as Palm and Windows Mobile devices. Check out the thousands of free databases or create your own.

December 17, 2006 by

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