Paul Gregg

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Archive for August, 2008

To silent fanfare, Microsoft released SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP

On July 24, Microsoft released version 1.0 of their native SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=61 … 597C21A2E2A&displaylang=en Some months back I downloaded a beta version of this after having problems working with international characters (UTF-8) with PDO and MSSQL and impressively the SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP worked very well. Congratulations to […]

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VMware releases ESXi for free

I totally missed this one until a few days ago, but VMware has released the ESXi Hypervisor free of charge.   They obviously see the pending challenge from Microsoft, Xen and Virtualbox and are hoping to gain traction and mindshare in the community – but I have one piece of advice for VMware.If you want to […]

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