Microsoft Technologies Code-Names!!!

Operating Systems

Chicago – Windows 95

Detroit – Windows 95 OSR 2

Memphis – Windows 98

Millennium – Windows ME

Daytona – Windows NT 3.5

Janus – Windows 2000 64 Bit

Whistler – Windows XP

Bobcat – Windows Server 2003 Small Business Edition

Mantis – Windows XP Embedded 5.1

Freestyle – Windows XP Media Center Edition

Harmony – Windows XP Media Center Edition 1.5

Longhorn – Succesor of Windows XP

Blackcomb – Succesor of Longhorn

Exchange Servers

Osmium – Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5

Platinum – Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server

Titanium – Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server

Kodiak – Microsoft Exchange 2005 Server

SQL Servers

Starfighter – Enterprise Managaer SQL-Server

Hydra – Microsoft SQL-Server 6.5

Sphinx – Microsoft SQL-Server 7.0

Shiloh – Microsoft SQL-Server 2000

Yukon – Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Liberty – 64Bit-Edition von SQL-Server 2005

Other Servers

Hermes – Microsoft Systems-Management-Server 1.0

Opal – Microsoft Systems-Management-Server 2.0

Topaz, Emerald – Microsoft Systems-Management-Server 2003

Ruby, Diamond – Successor of SMS 2003

Greenwich – Realtime Comunication Server

Catapult – Microsoft Proxy-Server 2.0

Comet – Microsoft Internet-Security & Acceration Server 2000

Tripoli, Tivoli – Microsoft Index-Server

Plutonium – Microsoft Commerce-Server 4.0

Sable – Microsoft E-Commerce Server 2001

Tahoe – SharePoint Server 2001

Bobcat – Microsoft BackOffice Server 2002

Latinum – Microsoft BizTalk-Server 2000

Other Codenames

Gecko – Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0

Texas – MSN 8 client

NGO (Next Generation Office) / Office.NET / Office11 – Microsoft Office 2003

Office10 – Microsoft Office.XP

Opus – Microsoft Word

Boston – Visual Studio 6.0

Everett – Microsoft Visual Studio.NET 2003

Rainier – Microsoft Visual Studio.NET

Dolphin – Visual C++

Wings – Visual C++ for Mac

Rotor – Common Language (CLI)

XDocs – InfoPath 2003 (Part of Office 2003 system)

Whidbey – Visual Studio .NET 2005

Utopia – MS BOB

Thunder – Microsoft Visual Basic

Freon – Sucsessor of X-Box

Fahrenheit – Direct X

Fusion – Technologies for DLL improvements

Kagera – OLE-DB Provider for ODBC-Data

Lightning – .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR)

Luna – Theme technology for Windows XP

Magic Carpet – Passport-Technologien

Touchdown – Public folders for MS Exchange

Wolfpack – Windows Cluster-Services

Marvel – Microsoft Network (MSN)

One thought on “Microsoft Technologies Code-Names!!!

  1. Gecko : The popular name for the cross-platform and standards compliant layout engine used in Mozilla and Netscape 6.

    Maybe the Netscape fellows intended to use it as a pun or something?

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