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SQL Server 2012 Launch Events Continue in March 

On March 7th we went live with the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event with incredible turn out to date! We appreciate the fantastic response from the community! There are still tons of online and in person events around the globe joining in on the celebration of SQL Server 2012! Click here to register...Read more

Guest Post by EMC: Lightning Strikes Again for SQL Server 2012! 

By Virtual Winfrastructure Earlier in February, EMC announced a new server Flash caching solution called VFCache, a hardware and software solution that leverages PCIe Flash technology to extend performance based caching from the storage array to the server. VFCache (codenamed “Project Lightning”) increases throughput and reduces latency with a focus towards read intensive workloads including...Read more

Free eBook on PowerShell by William Stanek for SQL Server Launch Attendees 

On March 7th, 2012, registered attendees of the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event will get the chance to download free of charge the eBook of Windows PowerShell 2.0 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by William Stanek published by Microsoft Press. Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for automating everyday system-administration tasks with...Read more