Week of 14 Oct 2013 Microsoft releases SQL Server 2014 CTP 2 (17 Oct 2013)
This is the last Community Technology Preview (CTP) for SQL Server until it becomes generally available in the first half of next year.
Week of 30 Sep 2013 Coping with the fast pace of new SQL Server versions (04 Oct 2013)
Microsoft has upped the ante, releasing new SQL Server versions at a quicker pace. How will you adapt?
Week of 05 Aug 2013 SQL Server 2014 overview part 1: In-memory, cloud integration features (08 Aug 2013)
SQL Server 2014, due out at the end of this year, has in-memory and cloud integration features that highlight the database release.
SQL Server 2014, due out at the end of this year, has availability and scalability features that highlight the database release.
Week of 01 Jul 2013 Guide to SQL Server virtualization best practices (02 Jul 2013)
Learn the benefits and drawbacks of virtualizing SQL Server in this guide, which explores different perspectives and offers best practices for SQL Server virtualization implementation and maintenance.
Week of 17 Jun 2013 Denodo Technologies aims for a broader approach to data virtualization (SearchDataManagement.com | 21 Jun 2013)
Denodo Technologies Inc. senior VP Suresh Chandrasekaran explains why he thinks the market is ready for wider adoption of data virtualization tools.
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.
Week of 03 Jun 2013 SQL Server 2014 due out in late 2013, in-memory OLTP a big feature (03 Jun 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.
Does your C-suite need a chief data officer? Peter Aiken thinks so (SearchDataManagement.com | 04 Jun 2013)
In a Q&A, consultant and author Peter Aiken explains why companies should put a C-level exec in charge of managing their data as a strategic asset.
Week of 13 May 2013 Enterprise Data World reveals keys to a successful career in analytics (SearchDataManagement.com | 14 May 2013)
SearchDataManagement's Mark Brunelli and Jack Vaughan talk about this year's Enterprise Data World conference, which was held recently in San Diego.
Marketing and advertising remain sweet spots for big data technology (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 14 May 2013)
Marketing and advertising are the sweet spots for big data, but those who serve up marketing insights and ad space will need to evolve to survive.
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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 pricing, licensing packed with changes SearchSQLServer.com | 06 Mar 2012
SQL Server 2012 pricing includes some significant adjustments, including a reduction in the number of editions and the change from processor- to core-based licensing.