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May 25, 2016
Microsoft wants to make Oracle customers an offer they can't refuse: free SQL Server licensing if they switch over. The question is whether or not the deal is as good as it looks.
March 16, 2016
Microsoft put aside its rocky relationship with open source and will release SQL Server on Linux in mid-2017. This won't be a simple process, but it could net Microsoft new customers.
May 07, 2015
Microsoft's recent acquisition of Revolution Analytics could go a long way in solidifying the R language's hold on analytical solutions.
June 05, 2014
Microsoft's flagship database is advancing into the largely undiscovered country of in-memory OLTP platforms -- and it's hoping to conquer.
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