November 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – SQL

News SQL Server Hosting Toolkit Launched The SQL Server group at Microsoft has just launched the SQL Server Hosting Toolkit with the release of the Database Publishing Wizard Community Technology Preview 1. The objective of the SQL Server Hosting Toolkit is to enable a great experience around hosted SQL Server.  The Database Publishing Wizard works toward this mission by…

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November 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – Internet

News BizTalk BizTalk 2004 SP2 has now releasedMicrosoft BizTalk Adapters for Host Systems offer efficient development tools and native runtime protocol engines that allow enterprise IT to connect BizTalk Server 2006 to existing line-of-business programs and data on IBM mainframe zSeries and midrange iSeries computers, preserving the integrity and performance of vital line-of-business systems, while…

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November 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

News Preparing for Daylight Saving Time changes in 2007Microsoft will be producing an update for Microsoft products affected by the new United States Daylight Saving Time transition dates. These updates will be released through a combination of channels including Microsoft Customer Support Services (CSS), hotfixes incorporated in Knowledge Base articles, Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows…

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November 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – Security

News Applying the Principle of Least Privilege to Windows Vista http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=5607299 By Alex Heaton, Senior Product Manager, Windows Vista Security The principle of least privilege was one of the guiding security principles behind the development of Windows Vista. This article examines four areas in which this principle was applied: user accounts, Web browsing, services, and…

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