When Applications And Databases Collide

October 11, 2005

[From internetnews.com]

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Once thought of as two separate worlds, applications and database software are converging due to the increasingly distributed nature of modern computing.

Bill Baker, general manager of SQL Server Business Intelligence, said the proliferation of service-oriented architectures (SOA) (define) and Web services (define) prompted his team to consider how to rearrange the architecture of SQL Server 2005.

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