SQL Server 2008 CTP (November 2007) Available Now

I am pleased to announce that the SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP) for November 2007 is now available. The SQL Server development team uses your feedback to help refine and enhance product features. Download the CTP today and share your feedback. This CTP is available in two downloadable formats: an image file that…

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Using OLE DB Extensions in SQL Server Native Client 10.0 (SQL Server 2008) to Change the Password of a SQL Server Authentication User Account

The SQL Server Native Client team received some feedback asking for a code sample that shows how to use OLE DB extensions in SQL Server Native Client to change a password for a SQL Server Authentication user account.   Here’s the code.  Note that before you run this code, you need to modify it to enter…

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Feedback aliases for MDAC

Hi, My name is David Schwartz.  I am a technical writer in the SQL Server product group and I maintain the documentation for Windows Data Access Components, formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC). If MDAC users have any documentation comments, you can send them to mdacdoc@microsoft.com. There is also an alias just for…

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Microsoft Sync Framework CTP Is Live!

Microsoft has now posted the first Community Technology Preview (CTP) release of Microsoft Sync Framework. Sync Framework is a comprehensive synchronization platform that enables collaboration and offline data access for applications, services and devices with support for any data type, any data store, any transfer protocol, and network topology. Documentation is available as a download and…

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