Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Written on Mar, 14, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

SQL Server 2012 has finally arrived. This is a significant release that packs a lot of new features. Some are brand new, groundbreaking parts of the stack—Power View, Analysis Services Tabular models, column store indexes, Data Alerts, Data Quality Services— and others have matured significantly— Database Mirroring with AlwaysOn Availability Groups, SQL Server Data Tools, PowerPivot, Master Data Services. I’ve mentioned …

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Written on Mar, 01, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

Yesterday Microsoft and Hortonworks announced new Microsoft contributions to the Hadoop community which will allow for greater integration with the Windows environment, as well as a set of new collaborations providing deeper data connections and integration with Excel for developers and users alike. The announcement from Hortonworks related to Hadoop on the Microsoft Platform (both Windows and Azure) is really …

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