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Windows Azure announces enhancements to SQL Data Sync
Windows Azure has announced new service updates to SQL Data Sync now available across all Windows Azure datacenters. SQL Data Sync now creates and schedules routine synchronizations between Windows Azure SQL Database and either SQL Server or SQL Databases. This marks the second service update for SQL Data Sync in the last two months, as the service continues to approach General Availability.
by Windows Azure Team
The London Olympics were a massive orchestration of 302 gold medal events squeezed into just 19 days. Content providers were challenged to deliver flexibility to viewers in just about every time zone worldwide. As viewers wanted to choose what, when, and how they’d watch the events, be it live, mid-event and rewound to the beginning or on-demand after the fact. The rise of smartphones and tablets has fed this need for anytime, anywhere, any device viewing.
Great news! We reached another important milestone on the road to the final release of Windows Server 2012 Essentials: the Release Candidate (RC) is available now for download and evaluation.
FreeBSD support for Windows Server Hyper-V available today
Today, Microsoft and partners NetApp and Citrix announced the availability of FreeBSD support for Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
Microsoft is pleased to announce that Windows Server 2012 has been released to manufacturing, and will be generally available for evaluation and purchase to customers around the world on September 4, 2012.