Okay MySQL developers, do you know what you’ve been missing out on?  Microsoft SQL Server developers count on great features like online backup and rich data types to build great applications that are also industrial strength.  That’s right, you can back up a SQL Server database without taking down your application, even while users are hitting the database.  Interested?   You can learn more about SQL Server here

If you want to take that next step and migrate some of your MySQL databases over to SQL Server, we’ve got a great tool for you!  The SQL Server Migration Assistant for MySQL v1.0 just shipped yesterday.  This handy tool makes it easy to migrate schema and data from MySQL 4.1 or higher databases to SQL Server.  Download and try it today here.