Next Generation Technology – Glossary November 19th, 2003

Vinod Kumar
  1. Longhorn” (code name): The next major release of the Microsoft Windows operating system.
  2. Avalon” (code name): Graphics presentation technologies in Windows “Longhorn” that provides a unified architecture for presenting user interface, documents and media in the system.
  3. ClickOnce: Technology in Windows “Longhorn” designed to speed and simplify deployment of applications.
  4. Indigo” (code name): .NET communications technologies in Windows “Longhorn” designed to build and run connected systems.
  5. SuperFetch: Technology in Windows “Longhorn” designed to help applications launch more quickly.
  6. Whidbey” (code name): Next generation of the Microsoft Visual Studio system of software-development tools.
  7. WinFS” (code name): Next-generation search and data storage system that provides a unified storage model for applications running on Windows “Longhorn.”
  8. WinFX: Programming model Windows “Longhorn,” used by software developers to build applications for the Windows platform.
  9. Yukon” (code name): The next generation of Microsoft SQL Server database software.


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