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Posted Jun 10, 2004

Microsoft Puts SQL Server in Line With Rivals on Backup Databases

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From Computerworld, Inc.]

Microsoft Corp. last week began letting SQL Server users who have Software Assurance contracts set up fail-over databases at no extra cost, a new policy that some customers said could give Microsoft an edge over Oracle Corp.

Microsoft last month announced that it would no longer charge Software Assurance customers for backup database servers, provided that the systems remain off unless the main database crashes or is corrupted and that they aren't used for processing on a regular basis.

The article continues at http://www.computerworld.com/industrytopics/manufacturing/story/0,10801,93666,00.html



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