Archives / 2012 / January
  • Joomla! 2.5 Adds SQL Server Support!

    This is a short post to shareexciting news: Jooma! 2.5, which shipped earlier this week, now has support for SQL Server! Of course, this release contains lots more goodies, but the addition of a database abstraction layer that supports multiple databases is a huge step (support for other databases may arrive quickly now that Joomla! ison a 6-month ship cycle). This will remove headaches for anyone deploying Joomla! in multiplatform environments. You can read all about the release on the Joomla! Web site: Joomla! 2.5 Released with Extra Features and Easy Updates. I think this quote from the announcement sums up the impact of this release better than I could: