SQL Server ODBC Driver for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Now Available

Microsoft recently announced the availability of a SQL Server Open Database Connectivity, or ODBC, driver for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The driver’s release makes good on Microsoft’s initial promise that came during the SQL PASS Summit in November. At this time, the new driver only exists in a 64-bit version, although the MSDN FAQ page claims that a 32-bit version will be available for download in the future.
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An Overview of Windows Server 2008 R2

At the beginning of the year 2008, when Windows Server 2008 hit the shelves, it was considered the most mature operating system that Microsoft had ever created. Come to think of it, the successor was from the year 2003—that’s five years of development! Windows Server 2008 has already received two service packs, and now, roughly a year and a half later, we’re already playing around with the second release (R2) of Windows 2008.
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