Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of the Cloud and Enterprise Group, writes that new features announced at Build are now available to start using in preview form and that you can choose which service tier works best for you.
SQL Server 2014 now has in-memory Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), a technology that’s already being adopted by Progressive Insurance, a company that has long made customer service a competitive strength.
SQL Server 2014 released to manufacturing Tuesday, and one of its biggest selling points is its fast performance – in-memory solutions that have origins in Microsoft Research’s Hekaton. See the video and find out more.
SQL Server 2014 helps customers create new business value and open up new possibilities and opportunities with data. It is an important component of Microsoft’s overall cloud-first data platform. The platform delivers breakthrough performance, accelerated insights through tools everyone uses and the ability to scale globally on-premises and in the cloud – giving the company’s customers the most from their data.
Semiconductor maker AMD has decided to implement a business intelligence (BI) solution based on SQL Server 2014 Enterprise and SharePoint Server 2013. Doing so will take advantage of built-in, self-service BI tools such as Power View, an interactive data visualization feature of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Reporting Services.