- February 19, 2014
Author and Reporting Services expert Brian Larson discusses features of SQL Server Reporting Services in this interview.
- January 31, 2014
The BI Semantic Model and Data Quality Services: These are two of the five SQL Server 2012 BI features that highlight this database release.
- January 09, 2014
The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) will hold two SQL business intelligence events in the coming months. BI is big for SQL Server pros.
- October 17, 2013
This is the last Community Technology Preview (CTP) for SQL Server until it becomes generally available in the first half of next year.
- October 04, 2013
Microsoft has upped the ante, releasing new SQL Server versions at a quicker pace. How will you adapt?
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- June 21, 2013
In this issue of SQL in Five, Mark Kromer lists usual features of the upcoming SQL Server 2014, but also highlights a different one: Data Explorer.
- June 12, 2013
Ovum analyst Tony Baer says that most database platforms are moving toward in-memory features, and SQL Server 2014 is no different.
- June 03, 2013
Microsoft announced that the next version of its database, SQL Server 2014, will have in-memory features and be generally available in late 2013.
- April 15, 2013
Microsoft GeoFlow gives premium Excel users the ability to do 3-D mapping with SQL Server on the back end.
- March 25, 2013
Microsoft platform architect Mark Kromer says in this Q&A that DBAs need to start focusing on SQL Server big data technologies to stay up-to-date.
- January 08, 2013
Author Brian Larson shares his wisdom and insight regarding SQL Server business intelligence and makes some suggestions for companies new to BI.
- November 14, 2012
Leaders of the Professional Association for SQL Server say today's DBAs have to handle 'big data' and more types of tasks than ever before.
- November 07, 2012
Microsoft plans to offer new in-memory database capabilities with the next release of SQL Server.
- June 27, 2012
Our associate editor, Lena J. Weiner, went to a jam session at Microsoft TechEd on a specific quest: to prove that geeks are the biggest party animals. Read this article to see what she discovered.
- June 26, 2012
Which SQL Server technologies are hot right now? What does a SQL expert wish you knew about SQL Server? Hint: BI and data growth have a lot to do with it.