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Microsoft has decided to offer free SQL Server licenses to entice customers who want to migrate their enterprise applications from Oracle databases to Microsoft SQL Server.
In a stunning announcement, Microsoft has said that it will be releasing one of its most profitable enterprise software packages, SQL Server 2016, on enterprise Linux distributions.
In a blog post on TechNet, Microsoft has announced their latest SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview along with their Big Data solution, Azure Data Lake and new features for Azure SQL.
Microsoft has announced it has added a number of new features to its Windows Azure cloud server service, including SQL Server AlwaysOn Support, Notification Hubs and more.
TechEd is starting today, and there will be plenty of new announcements. Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 20012 R2, and SQL Server 2014 will all be available for public preview later this month.
Microsoft announced a number of new updates to its enterprise-themed server services, which are covered under its "Cloud OS' branding, including new versions of Windows Intune and System Center.
Microsoft has announced it will release nine software updates for various products next week as part of its regular monthly patch update, including five that it considers critical.