I almost thought I was going crazy:http://www.microsoft.com/sql/dataservices/default.mspx
Man, you almost gave me a heart attack there.
I almost thought I was going crazy:
This might be a dumb question ( I'm 'deeply embedded' rather than Enterprisey ), but is this the next stage of MS's plan to own the Universe ?
Oh, and fust ! (sorry, fist !)(Damn, I would've been if this forum software wasn't so slow)
Is this SSDS, by any chance, MS' answer to Oracle's Application Express?
They have a blog; we should point Swampy at that...
Flickr has my personal photos.
I'm just saying.
let's just hope spectateswamp has bothered to register a trademark... this could be funnier than SCO's lawsuit.
I read through all the info on the site and finally figured out what this Sql Server Data Services system is...
Apparently, you copy everything out of your database into a single flat file, then use a simple VB app to search it.
[url=http://www.raytheon.com/products/ssds/]Ship Self-Defense System[/url]
[url=http://www.mbari.org/ssds/]Shore Side Data System[/url]
[url=http://www.ssds.ucdavis.edu/]Social Science Data Service[/url]
But the best has to be ...
[url=http://syrswingdance.org/]Syracuse Swing Dance Society[/url]
As a MS SQL Techical Engineer (yeah sorry 'bout that :P), this is more MS's answer to the Amazon Elastic Computing Cloud combined with a sniff of Google Base, and probably a very promising one for company's that want to outsource there data storage to a 'trusted' company.
I know there are still Indians supporting the whole thing and even I woudn't call MS a trusted company, but at least it's less obvious untill you log your first ticket
Best thread title ever.