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Microsoft Fills Up Database with New Technology

By Mark A. Smith Microsoft has started its marketing push for the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 database platform. Despite having the year 2008 in the name (which indicates how lengthy Microsoft’s release cycles are), this is a major release … Continue reading

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Upstarts Keep Data Warehousing Competitive

By: Doug Henschen, InformationWeek Announcements from Aster Data, Kognitio, ParAccel and Vertica highlight a healthy and growing market for data analysis alternatives. Vendor consolidation may be the rule in many IT categories, but data warehousing is proving to be an … Continue reading

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New Ideas for Old Information

Software/service providers are a natural fit for a growing archival headache; for many organizations, the cloud looks like the best answer Jim Ericson writes: We are barely a generation past the day when a stack of ledgers and cabinets of contracts … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Data Warehousing Solution Reaches CTP

Barb Mosher writes: Code named “Madison”, Microsoft’s new data warehousing solution for SQL Server 2008 R2 (news, site) is now available as a CTP. A Brand New SQL Server Microsoft’s release of SQL Server 2008 R2 has sparked a bit of interest. There have … Continue reading

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