Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Dec 2005 21:01 UTC
Windows Now that Visual Studio 2005 is out the door and the .NET Framework 2.0 has been released, Microsoft has issued an updated build of WinFS Beta 1 to MSDN subscribers. WinFS is Microsoft's new SQL-based file system technology that is slated for release as an add-on shortly after Windows Vista.
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WinFS
by Deviate_X on Tue 6th Dec 2005 13:13 UTC
Deviate_X
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2005-07-11

There are so many uses for this, for example instead of having itunes using its own database engine, and then having outlook client using it own database engine and then having rss bandit use its own database engine for storing information you could just have one?

Why have 3 applications loading there own engines into memory and using CPU when you donít need to?

Why have 3 applications storing your data in weird and inaccessible formats?

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RE: WinFS
by CPUGuy on Tue 6th Dec 2005 15:27 in reply to "WinFS"
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2005-07-06

They are actually doing this in Vista, w/o WinFS. Check out how Vista stores contact information, e-mails from OE, etc... Should be quite interesting.

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