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March 24, 2014
Consultant Denny Cherry talks changes, misconceptions and what people really want from SQL Server 2014, which is generally available on April 1.
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?
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.
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Microsoft's SQL Server 2014 database includes a speed-boosting engine for in-memory processing and support for mixing cloud and on-premises data sets. Continue Reading
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Microsoft is all about the cloud SQL Server 2014, especially if it's Microsoft's own cloud. That's why there is built-in Azure integration. Continue Reading
Performing a successful Azure database migration is no easy task. There are plenty of limitations and missing features, and this is how you make do. Continue Reading
In this second of a two-part series on SQL 2014 features, Bob Sheldon dives into partitioned indexes and memory-optimized tables. Continue Reading