Microsoft named a Leader in Agile Business Intelligence by Forrester 

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We are pleased to see Microsoft acknowledged by Forrester Research as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2014.   We are happy to see what we believe to be an affirmation in our approach and in the strength of our technologies. Our placement in this report reflects both high scores from…Read more

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SQL Server 2014 and HP Sets Two World Records for Data Warehousing Leading In Both Performance and Price/Performance 

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Yesterday we talked about how we are delivering real-time performance to customers in every part of the platform.  I’m excited to announce another example of where we are delivering this to customers in conjunction with one of our partners. Microsoft and Hewlett Packard broke two world records in TPC-H 10 Terabyte and 3 Terabyte benchmarks for…Read more

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SQL Server 2014 now Generally Available 

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Microsoft today released Microsoft SQL Server 2014, the foundation of our cloud-first data platform. SQL Server 2014 delivers breakthrough performance with new and enhanced in-memory technologies to help customers accelerate their business and enable new, transformational scenarios. In addition, SQL Server 2014 enables new hybrid cloud solutions to take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing…Read more

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SQL Server 2014 releases April 1 

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SQL Server 2014, Microsoft’s cloud first data platform, released to manufacturing today Today, Quentin Clark, corporate vice president of the Data Platform Group, announced that SQL Server 2014, the foundation of Microsoft’s cloud-first data platform, is released to manufacturing and will be generally available on April 1. Quentin’s blog discussed the tremendous momentum with the…Read more

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