MS SQL Server Steps Up

July 26, 2004

[From internetnews.com]

Delivering on the promise to vastly improve its database software, Microsoft unveiled sweeping enhancements to SQL Server 2005, including support for AMD's (Quote, Chart) Opteron processors.

The company Monday pledged support for AMD Opteron chips with Direct Connect Architecture in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Beta 2, calling the offering a complement to 64-bit Intel (Quote, Chart) Itanium support in SQL Server 2000.

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