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  • Windows, SQL Server moving to Amazon cloud

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 01 Oct 2008
  • So dropped a bomb today. In a short email, the company told reporters that Windows and Microsoft SQL Server will be running soon in Amazon's Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2.) This is very ...

  • Report: Apple Mac Pro smell is toxic

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 01 Oct 2008
  • "I'm a PC, and I won't give you a deadly disease." Microsoft might want to consider adding this line to its new TV ads, after a French newspaper reported that Apple's Mac Pro computers emit a toxic ...

  • R.I.P., V.A.R.?

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 01 Oct 2008
  • If you're a value-added reseller, I've got some bad news for you. Are you sitting down? You should probably be sitting down for this one. You ready? OK. Here goes ... You're dead. Hey, don't blame ...

  • Brought to you by Microsoft: More bad ads

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 30 Sep 2008
  • How is it possible that a company as successful as Microsoft can continue to put out such really, really bad ads? My hand to god, I was watching something last night, admittedly bleary eyed with ...

  • Not buying it

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 29 Sep 2008
  • Several times over the past few weeks,  Oracle execs have stressed that the company is not unduly exposed to the various earthquakes afflicting financial institutions worldwide. That's hard to ...

  • Oracle takes on storage partners

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 25 Sep 2008
  • Forrester Research's Andrew Reichman has a good take on Larry Ellison's latest competitive foray. During his Oracle OpenWorld Keynote, Ellison did, in fact, position the HP Oracle Database Machine ...

  • Oracle throws hardware at disk bandwidth problem

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 25 Sep 2008
  • Oracle, the biggest enterprise software company in the universe, is putting hardware to work to eliminate disk bandwidth problems. The database giant has pressed Hewlett-Packard, apparently now its ...

  • Ten lessons from Oracle OpenWorld

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 24 Sep 2008
  • 1: Trade shows aren't dead. (Sorry Rivka.) The crowds at Moscone Center ---ALL of Moscone Center -- are bigger than remembered. Of course it's been two years since I covered the event and in that ...

  • Microsoft makes SBS 2008 bits available to (some) subscribers

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 24 Sep 2008
  • The RTM version of Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 is posted to Microsoft's TechNet and MSDN for subscribers. Some subscribers that is. A few subsets of that population still cannot access the ...

  • IT decision makers split on impact of impending election

    Heather Clancy 24 Sep 2008
  • I don't usually get pulled into politics in my blogs, but I couldn't resist a recent survey released by CDW with some data pertaining to how the upcoming election may or may not affect IT spending. ...

  • Oracle X

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 23 Sep 2008
  •'s Barney Beal pointed out the big 'X Is Coming' signs that have sprouted up in and around Moscone Center at Oracle OpenWorld today. In this case, X must equal the game-changing, ...

  • So, what’s the killer Oracle feature?

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 22 Sep 2008
  • Speculation at Oracle OpenWorld continued to swirl around what Larry Ellison will say Wednesday. In the past two earnings calls, the Oracle CEO has hinted (not very subtly) about a new killer ...