Monday, April 01, 2002

Microsoft's Next SQL - "Constantine Photopoulos, president of Eden Communications, a Lotus partner in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., said he was likewise thrilled about Lotus' DB2 direction. "We'll hopefully be able to remove the sentence 'That's a Notes issue' from our repertoire when people ask us why the application can't do this or that," he said." ... "Even Microsoft insiders privately say Exchange Server has been hamstrung by its current data store. The current WSS "is still built on the old Access JET engine, which was designed for small applications,not running huge multiuser mail systems or directory services with replication. That's why [both] Active Directory and Exchange have so much trouble scaling," one Microsoft source said."
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