As Windows server operating systems advance and the servers themselves advance technologically, you will see tips of this nature change. But, some suggestions are going to be around for a long time. In the same way that some household security tips have stuck around for a long time.
The enterprise server OS market is dominated by Microsoft Windows, Unix, and Linux. Although Unix still has a sizable share of the market, that share is declining rapidly. In contrast, Windows is performing quite well and holding steady, while the smaller Linux share is consistently growing in popularity.
Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a vulnerability which could allow elevation of privilege from authenticated user to LocalSystem. Affecting Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 and all supported versions and editions of Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008.
Good news for developers this week. Zend Technologies has announced its Zend Core product will run on the Windows Server 2008 platform. Providing parity between Windows Server and Linux in running PHP. All Zend products will run on the Windows Server 2008 platform by the end of the year.
Windows Server 2008 will release to manufacturing in February after all, InformationWeek reports.
Microsoft unveiled a public beta for its hypervisor-based server virtualization technology. Known as Hyper-V, the technology is featured with some versions of Windows Server 2008.
If you’ve been reading PC World lately, then you’ve probably already got the pricing scoop. But if you are a little behind on your magazines, then here’s the long and short of the Microsoft SQL news — and it’s good news.
Microsoft has shipped the second preview version of SQL Server 2008. Redmond says the product will be released in the second quarter of next year.
Microsoft is saying it isn’t bound by the GPLv3. The company issued a statement on July 5th that made its intentions very clear. What does that mean Linux distributions?
Red Hat has made it clear: it won’t enter into a deal with Microsoft like the one Novell struck with the Redmond software giant. But Red Hat does want to interoperate with its rival.