SQL Server 2016: Everything built-in 

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This post was authored by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President of the Data Group at Microsoft. Announcing SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.0, Azure Data Lake preview and much more. We live in the age of data, and the ability to extract actionable intelligence from data is driving a fundamental transformation in how we live, work…Read more

Mature Data Management: Key to Business Success 

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Data is at the center of today’s business strategy in successful organizations. In his report, “Does Data Growth Imply Company Health,” Michael Lock, Aberdeen Group’s vice president and principal analyst analytics and business intelligence, says, “I believe in the concept that clean and relevant business data is the most critical input to just about every…Read more

Microsoft TechEd turns 20 with the SQL Server Team on hand to celebrate! 

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It has been 20 years since Microsoft started TechEd to provide hands on training from Microsoft experts across current and soon-to-release products, solutions and services. The event has grown to become Microsoft’s premier technology conference for IT Pros and Developers, and to mark our 20th year we are really excited to be presenting an awesome…Read more

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SQL Server 2012: Battle-tested for the NEW Mission Critical 

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Today’s world of continuous services and connected devices demands that applications and data will be up and available. Because today’s world demands mission-critical capabilities, we believe achieving mission critical is no longer reserved for the few who have mega IT budgets. The new mission critical is about supporting your business objectives while delivering irrefutable ROI….Read more