At last, Windows-optimized PHP 5.2.1 has been released!

The much-anticipated PHP 5.2.1 has just been released, and is available for download from http://www.php.net/downloads.This release contains many fixes Zend has contributed to improve the performance of the PHP scripting engine on Windows as part of our collaboration effort to make PHP rock on Windows / IIS.  This comes almost at the same time as…

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Turbo-charge your PHP applications with IIS FastCGI Technical Preview 2

First things firstThe FastCGI Technical Preview 2 release is an update for the first ever release of Microsoft IIS FastCGI feature in October 2006, providing a platform for high-performance and reliable way to run application frameworks like PHP on IIS (see my other posts about FastCGI and PHP).  It is now available from the FastCGI…

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"SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer" Feb 2007 CTP released

The Manageability team in SQL Server has just released a community technology preview of the SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer.  This is a major reworking of the original Best Practices Analyzer for SQL 2000 and provides a host of new features, including support for other SQL services such as Analysis Services.  You can find…

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