Microsoft's SQL Server 2014 is slated to deliver in-memory OLTP capabilities, plus a handful of other new and enhanced database features early next year.
The next version of Microsoft’s relational database management system (RDMS) promises to bring immense performance gains to online transactional processing systems.
New wave of 2013 products brings it all together for hybrid cloud, mobile employees and modern application development.
Microsoft announces in-memory-enhanced Microsoft SQL Server 2014, supports hybrid cloud with Windows Server and System Center upgrades.
public preview is now available for GeoFlow, a 3-D mapping tool that will be an add-on to Microsoft Excel 2013, and which can turn SQL Server data into three-dimensional graphs and animations.
New software with roots in Microsoft Research's Worldwide Telescope project adds a touch of interactive 3D flair to geographic data.
Gartner has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms.
Gartner has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems.
Big Data Partnership, a leading 'Big Data' specialist service provider, today announced that it has been chosen as one of a few select organizations from around the world to participate in the Microso...
Code-named Hekaton, Microsoft's in-memory technology will allow an entire database to be run from memory
Microsoft SQL Server "Project Hekaton" promises in-memory transactional processing that will stack up against SAP Hana and Oracle Exadata.
Microsoft, with the help of partner Hortonworks, brings Hadoop to Windows and stakes its claim as a vendor of big data technologies with new cloud-based and on-premises offerings.
Produquímica, a Brazilian manufacturer of nutritional supplements and specialized chemical products, needed to improve the performance of its mission-critical SAP and business intelligence (BI) system...
Software developer K2 wanted to help customers increase system availability, speed disaster recovery, and collect more in-depth business intelligence (BI) without engaging IT personnel.
Centric Group, a leading supplier of consumer and hospitality products, wanted to improve operations with easier access to business data. To provide employees with better analytical and reporting tool...
A subsidiary of Western Digital, WD wanted to improve the mission-critical system it used to monitor manufacturing processes for hard drives and solid-state drives.
PTC, a provider of product lifecycle management solutions, needs to offer its manufacturing customers solid business value. So the Massachusetts-based company is adopting Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for...
The Weather Channel needed to increase business insight, streamline reporting processes, and improve data control.
Yonyou upgraded to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 to take advantage of the new AlwaysOn high-availability feature. After comprehensive tests of the AlwaysOn feature, Yonyou found that the performance of it...
Super 8 Hotels is growing rapidly in China but needed better tools for integrating, processing, and analyzing its growing data stores so that managers could make more-informed business decisions.
Pilot Flying J is a leading operator of travel centers across the United States. To gain more insight from its sales and labor data, the company implemented a new Microsoft business intelligence (BI) ...
Klout wanted to give consumers, brands, and partners faster, more detailed insight into hundreds of terabytes of social-network data. It also wanted to boost efficiency.
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