The New Kid in Town: SQL Server Denali
(July 25, 2011)
We still have a mix of SQL 2000 (40%), SQL 2005(30%) and some SQL 2008(10%) and one SQL 2008R2 (20%). In looking at all of the new features about the only one I saw that was interesting was the...
Microsoft Expects Q2 RTM for SQL Server 2008
(August 9, 2007)
Interesting article. I would expect us to hold off until SQL 2008 now. We are not on software assurance so spending the big $$ for 2005 and with the new release on the horizon is not such a good move.
Too Soon for SQL Server 2008?
(July 20, 2007)
We have only one SQL 2005 install here. The rest (20 Prod servers) are on SQL 2000.... about half on Win2000. We are in a budget crunch so we cannot come up with the 250k or so to upgrade. At this...
Leapfrogging to Katmai
(June 21, 2007)
We are in a budget crunch here. We have 20 Production SQL 2000 and 1 SQL 2005. At this point I cannot justify the $250,000+ in monies, nor do we have the app. staff to upgrade all of these and then...
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As far as I'm concerned we'll likely always have SQL Injection around to haunt us. Even though this attack vector has been well-publicized and well-documented for well over a decade (and then some), failure to account for it continues to pop all the time—even in catastrophic places....More