Data + XML + “Oslo” = “It’s All Data” (the new Data Developer Center)

For those who have been frequenting http://msdn.com/oslo, you’ll find as of this morning that you’ll end up now on http://msdn.com/data. That’s because we’ve just finished merging the Data and “Oslo” Developer Centers (along with the XML DevCenter, which was brought into Data in October). All the details are in my post on the Data blog….


Announcing the SQL Server Modeling (née “Oslo”) CTP for November 2009

One certainty about product teams at Microsoft is that they never stop working to improve and refine their technologies. This is true even through organizational rearrangements and little things like, you know, finding a ship vehicle and landing a few real names for products! Now as you may have read in Douglas Purdy’s recent blog…


Next "Oslo" CTP to be released in conjunction with PDC

Many of you are surely asking when the next CTP for “Oslo” will be released, since we haven’t had one since May and also because the May CTP has some incompatibilities with the recently-released Beta 2 of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4. With the PDC now only two weeks away, we’re putting the…