Database and System Software

  • 2007 CRN Channel Champions: Software
    Find out which software vendors were this year's CRN Channel Champions in the areas of business software suites, databases and data management, e-mail and collaboration, infrastructure integration, network operating systems and system/network management.
  • FileMaker Launches Partner, Developer Programs
    FileMaker on Tuesday launched the FileMaker Business Alliance, a program for organizations providing FileMaker solutions, and the FileMaker Technical Network, a community for database developers.
  • Katmai Code On Tap At BI Confab?
    What would TRULY make sense is for Microsoft to make the Katmai beta bits—or at least announce their time frame—at its first Business Intelligence Conference.
  • Playing Both Sides Of The Software Fence
    Faced with margin erosion, channel conflict, vendor consolidation and new delivery models, what's a software partner to do these days? The choices boil down to joining the SaaS fray, sticking with the traditional model or hedging bets by doing both.
  • Katmai, Orcas Link Could Delay Longhorn Release
    Microsoft may synchronize its "Longhorn" Windows Server release with its promised SQL Server and Visual Studio updates, even if that means delaying Longhorn's availability slightly, CRN has learned.
  • Ubuntu Linux Forges Tighter DB2 Ties
    IBM's DB2 has long been a Linux-friendly, cross-platform database. But as of this week, there will be improved coexistence between DB2 and the latest Ubuntu 6.06 Linux release.
  • Software
    Software presents a mixed bag of opportunity when it comes to profitability metrics, according to the 2007 CRN Profitability Study.
  • New OLTP Benchmark Released
    The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) on Monday released TPC Benchmark E (TPC-E), the successor to the industry-standard TPC-C benchmark for comparing online transaction processing (OLTP) performance in hardware and software configurations.
  • NetSuite Partners Merge
    Life Sci Technologies, a longtime Oracle and Netsuite partner, has bought Lohmueller and Associates, another big NetSuite player.
  • Channel Best-Sellers: Software
    According to exclusive research by CRN and The NPD Group, here are the Channel Best-Sellers in Relational Databases and Storage Management Software.
  • Countdown To Katmai
    Details about Katmai, the next rev of SQL Server, have been as scarce as hen's teeth. But, database fans should start hearing more soon, a Microsoft exec said