Tag: support

BI Users, IT Team

For a price, Microsoft will extend support for Windows Server, SQL Server 6 more years

December 9, 2016

Via: CIO

Microsoft today added a new licensing option for Windows Server and SQL Server that extends support by six years, for a total of 16 years of vulnerability patches. Called “Premium Assurance,” the six-year support addendum will be available for Windows […]

BI Users, IT Team

Microsoft postpones Windows anti-exploit tool’s retirement

November 8, 2016

Via: CIO

Microsoft last week announced that it would support the Enterprise Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) through July 2018, a year-and-a-half extension for the anti-exploit utility. At the same time, the Redmond, Wash. company dismissed EMET as a behind-the-times tool, and again […]

BI Users, Business Users

Databricks unveils commercial support for Apache Spark 2.0

July 29, 2016

Via: CIO

Databricks this week became the first company to make Apache Spark 2.0 generally available on its data platform. The company, founded out of the UC Berkeley AMPLab by the team that created Apache Spark, says this latest release builds on […]