Microsoft SQL Server was another surprise hit for Microsoft in 2016

Jan 4, 2017 at 23:02 GMT Microsoft released SQL Server 2016 last year on Windows 10 as well as Linux. The company’s SQL Server was actually one of its surprise hits last year. That’s because a new report from DB-Engines states that Microsoft’s SQL Server had the highest growth in 2016. According to the data, Microsoft’s SQL Server’s popularity increased by 76.89%. The second popular solution was MySQL which had a popularity growth of 67.03% — interestingly enough, Oracle saw...
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Microsoft’s Windows Server 2016 now generally available

Oct 12, 2016 at 17:17 GMT Back at Ignite 2016, Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. Today, Microsoft finally made Windows Server 2016 and System 2016 generally available — and users can download it right now from MSDN and VLSC. Windows Server 2016 brings a number of new features, including new layers of security to protect users’ data, control privileged access, and more. There are some other key features that are being ...
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Next Windows Server Getting More Cloud Optimized

By Kurt Mackie, 02/05/2015 The next Windows Server product under development by Microsoft will be getting "deep refactoring" architectural changes oriented toward cloud scenarios. That notion comes from a talk this week by Jeffrey Snover, a Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and the lead architect for the Windows Server Division. He's also the inventor of Windows PowerShell, a scripting language used to automate operations. In a Day 2 Microsoft TechDays Online talk, Snover outlined the histor...
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Windows Server vNext Release Delayed To 2016, Next Preview Coming In The Spring Of 2015

Microsoft today announced the time frame in which we can expect the release of Windows Server and System Center this year. Microsoft revealed that they will release further previews of Windows Server through the remainder of 2015, with the final release in 2016. So, Microsoft has delayed the release to 2016 instead of the originally planned late 2015 release. Also, Microsoft confirmed that the next preview is planned for the spring of 2015. Windows Server will continue to share the ...
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