Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
- March 07, 2014
Following a request from some SQL Server MVPs, Microsoft has announced that SQL Server 2012 SP2 will come out sometime later this year.
- June 06, 2012
Mark Kromer gives tips on what he thinks will be the best sessions at Microsoft TechEd 2012, and also comments on SQL Server in the cloud and a recent Amazon announcement.
- April 18, 2012
One of the strongest versions Microsoft has put out in years, SQL Server 2012 first needs to accomplish a monumental task -- overcome database inertia, industry watchers say.
- April 11, 2012
SQL Server 2012 is here, and the Apache Hadoop integration is making the biggest wave, according to some users.
- March 14, 2012
With SQL Server 2012 released in a “virtual launch” this month, Microsoft data platform specialist Mark Kromer tells us what his favorite features of the new release are.
- October 20, 2011
Microsoft StreamInsight, a complex event processing product, is a stab at a whole new space for the company, and not a bad one at that, experts say.
- November 11, 2010
Microsoft gave PASS Summit 2010 attendees a walk-through of its Denali SQL Server release, demoing its AlwaysOn, FileTable and expanded SQL Server Integration Services features.
- August 31, 2010
With the official release of R2’s Parallel Data Warehouse edition coming soon, Microsoft’s Mark Kromer breaks down the management and architecture considerations to be aware of.
- May 05, 2010
The company has put the kibosh on unlimited virtualization rights with SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition.
- April 21, 2010
The company’s new database release aims to free up information for non-DBAs while also enforcing compliance.
- December 02, 2009
Microsoft has shed more light on when customers can expect the latest version of SQL Server, due out in the first half of 2010.
- November 23, 2009
While the challenges of SQL Server virtualization have scared off some organizations, new technologies could make them take a second look.
- November 03, 2009
Microsoft's next-generation DBMS will be released to manufacturing in early 2010, along with two new editions for the enterprise.
- October 21, 2009
From grab-and-go reporting to Master Data Services, SQL Server 2008 R2 will include several changes to Microsoft business intelligence.
- October 20, 2009
PowerPivot for Excel and SharePoint (formerly codenamed 'Gemini') along with Project Madison will be of keen interest to those looking ahead to SQL Server 2008 R2.