'Laguna' SQL Server for CE Release on TapBy Channel Insider Staff | Print
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The next version of Microsoft's mobile database platform will get its day in the sun at the Microsoft Mobile DevCon later this month.Microsoft Corp. will use its Mobile DevCon later this month to talk up its next release of its SQL Server CE platform, Version 3.0, code-named Laguna.
Like Yukonthe next version of the full-fledged SQL Server releaseLaguna is unlikely to debut before mid-2005. Microsoft officials acknowledged earlier this week that Yukon won't ship by the end of 2004, as they had hoped, and will now be out in the first half of 2005.
Sources say that Microsoft hopes to deliver a first beta of Laguna in conjunction with "Yukon" SQL Server Beta 2, which is expected by mid-2004. The Redmond, Wash., software maker plans to release Laguna to manufacturing right alongside Yukon.