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Tuesday 18 February 2014

A Special SQL Supper

The Microsoft Data Platform Group, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Platform Group from Redmond came to discuss SQL Server 2014, Windows Azure SQL Database and SQL Server.

SQL Server 2014 key new feature areas:

Breakthrough Performance and Scale
In Memory OLTP
In Memory Column Store
SSD Buffer Pool Extension

Enhanced High Availability
AlwaysOn enhancements
Online Database Operations

Hybrid Solution
Backup to Azure
High Availability to Azure VM

Windows Azure is now accredited for ISO 27001 compliance. More details