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posted in October 2004
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer debunks claims that desktop Linux is gathering momentum at the expense of Windows, discusses security issues and future product releases during a speech at a Gartner analyst event this week.
Microsoft releases interim "Community Technical Preview" of SQL Server 2005. Full product now due next summer.
The company says it will post the code for its open-source messaging server, including fixes and contributed code, on Friday.
The database incorporates new "autonomic" computing perks, and a Design Advisor that automatically optimizes the database and improves its performance.