SQL Server 2008 R2 Release to Manufacturing

SQL Server 2008 R2 is here! Get to know the new features and capabilities like Application and Multi-server Management, PowerPivot, Master Data Services, Report Builder 3.0, StreamInsight! Microsoft, Dell, MaximumASP and PASS provide a free hosted demo environment on http://www.previewsqlserver.com/ for you to test SQL Server 2008 R2 with several interesting labs. The new opportunities…


Blogs by Microsoft Switzerland

Sometimes you get so busy at work and at home, that you don’t have time to find the optimal resources you need for your daily job. Microsoft Switzerland has a number of blogs that may be of interest to you and your colleagues. Swiss IT Professional and TechNet Blog (English)http://blogs.technet.com/chitpro-enThis blog. Covering aspects that a…


Visual Basic 6 Runtime - Support on Windows 7/2008 R2

The existing Support Statement on the Visual Basic version 6 runtime for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 has been updated to include Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. So, the VB 6 runtime will continue to be shipped with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, exactly the same way it was with…


SharePoint Guidance – November 2008

  The SharePoint Guidance has just been published on Microsoft’s Patterns and Practices Developer Center. This guidance helps architects and developers build SharePoint intranet applications. The guidance contains a reference implementation (RI) that demonstrates solutions to common architectural, development, and lifecycle management challenges. This guidance discusses the following: Architectural decisions about patterns, feature factoring, and…