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...
Microsoft received the highest scores of any vendor in Current Offering and Market Presence. Forrester notes that “cloud database offerings represent a new space within the broader data management pla...
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.
What does technology have to do with running a pro sports franchise? More than you might think.
Microsoft on Monday outlined some finer points for organizations wanting to test the business intelligence (BI) capabilities available in the SharePoint 2013 and Excel 2013 previews released last week...
While SQL Server 2008 was little more than a service-pack level upgrade, the 2012 version of Microsoft's database has a boatload of new features and delivers solid performance improvements.
Microsoft held its annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto this week. Microsoft said that this year, over 16,000 people from 156 countries attended WPC.
Microsoft enables business users to look no further than Excel for self-service BI. Microsoft has built on its broad, omnipresent, SQL Server-based BI functionality, which already includes Integration... Click to download
Microsoft has cooked up a feast of value-added big data cloud apps featuring Apache Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive and Pig, as well as free apps and utilities for numerical analysis, publishing data sets,
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.
In this migration guide you will learn the differences between the MySQL and SQL Server 2012 database platforms, and the steps necessary to convert a MySQL database to SQL Server 2012. Click to download
Learn more about how SQL Server 2012 along with Windows Azure SQL Database provides a comprehensive database platform that spans on-premise and cloudClick to download
Learn more about mid-market BI offerings that cover a range of tools and domain knowledge.Click to download
Learn more about the Dell Quickstart Data Warehouse Appliance with SQL Server 2012, built on the proven Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Fast Track Data Warehouse Reference Architecture. Click to download
This Licensing Guide is for people who want to gain a basic understanding of how Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database software is licensed through Microsoft Volume Licensing programs. Click to download
This document was created to help customers determine SQL Server 2012 core licensing requirements for their deployed SQL Server databases, specifically at the time of their Software Assurance renewal.... Click to download
Organizations can use the Microsoft Big Data solution to unleash business insights from their own structured and unstructured data through familiar tools like Microsoft Office and SharePoint.Click to download
Learn more about how SQL Server 2012 helps customers gain more predictable and next-generation performance backed by industry-leading benchmarks and real-world applications. Click to download
This white paper examines the factors that have made the combination of SQL Server and Intel Xeon processors so effective.Click to download
Learn more about Microsoft’s Enterprise Integration Management (EIM) technologies, built on the foundation of Microsoft SQL Server 2012, provide a scalable, user-driven solution that empowers organiza... Click to download
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