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Sep

SQL Server 2012 and Business Intelligence E-book

Over the past few months, members of the Business Intelligence (BI) team have been regularly blogging about the new features of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and how these compare with previous versions, as well as the BI features contained in the new release. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Mole ,  |  20 September 2012

Business Analysis, Business Intelligence, Microsoft, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, e-book


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19

Jun

SQL Server 2012 Developer Tools: New and Familiar

For developers, the release of SQL Server 2012 provides both new and familiar capabilities. More specifically, in SQL Server 2012 there is a new development tool, another tool has been replaced with a new one, while the remaining tools have largely been left untouched. ... read full post

Posted by:  David Lyes , Developer, Enterprise Applications |  19 June 2012

Business Analysis, Business Intelligence, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, Power View


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14

Jun

SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services Enhancements

The use of OLAP capabilities by Microsoft customers is among the highest when compared to other vendors, largely due to the success and adoption of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, bundled with Microsoft SQL Server. With the release of SQL Server 2012, Microsoft is adding even more benefits for OLAP users. ... read full post

Posted by:  Dylan Venter , Senior Consultant, Enterprise Applications |  14 June 2012

Business Intelligence, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012


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05

Jun

Security and Management in SQL Server 2012

The security and management enhancements included in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 offer some small but significant improvements over those included in SQL Server 2008 R2. ... read full post

Posted by:  Glenn Busch , Developer, Enterprise Applications |  05 June 2012

Microsoft, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012


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04

May

High Availability and Microsoft SQL Server 2012

In this blog I will be providing a high-level overview of the high availability options in Microsoft SQL Server 2012, and how these compare with the solutions provided in earlier versions of SQL Server. ... read full post

Posted by:  Senior SQL Data Base Administration Consultant , Senior SQL Data Base Administration Consultant |  04 May 2012

Microsoft, SQL Server 2012


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11

Apr

Improvements to SQL Server Integration Services in SQL Server 2012

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is another aspect of SQL Server that has been overhauled in SQL Server 2012. ... read full post

Posted by:  Dylan Venter , Senior Consultant, Enterprise Applications |  11 April 2012

Business Intelligence, SQL Server 2012


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04

Apr

Understanding Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2012

With columnstore indexes, Microsoft has entered the world of column-oriented database management systems, which offer better performance for business intelligence (BI)-related requests.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Graham Hood , Senior Developer, Enterprise Applications |  04 April 2012

SQL Server, SQL Server 2012


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07

Mar

New Features of Reporting Services in SQL Server 2012

With the release of SQL Server 2012, Reporting Services is establishing itself as a mature product with the introduction of a several improvements rather than any substantial new functionality. The key new features to Reporting Services 2012 include SharePoint integration configured as a shared service, Report Server Projects which can be opened in Visual Studio 2010, Word and Excel rendering for both 2003 and 2007-2010 formats, and Data Alerts. SharePoint administrators will be pleased that the Reporting Services SharePoint integration is now configured as a service application using the SharePoint Central Administrator tool. This takes advantage of the SharePoint features including scale-out, claims-based authentication, and backup and...... read full post

Posted by:  David Lyes , Developer, Enterprise Applications |  07 March 2012

SQL Server, SQL Server 2012


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07

Feb

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Extends Partition Functions

This is the latest in a series of posts about the upcoming release of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. These posts are predominantly written for technical users of SQL Server. ... read full post

Posted by:  Graham Hood , Senior Developer, Enterprise Applications |  07 February 2012

SQL Server, SQL Server 2012


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21

Dec

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is nearly here…

2012 will be an exciting year for all of us who utilise the broad features of the SQL Server platform. A few weeks ago, Microsoft made available the release candidate (RC0) of SQL Server 2012 (previously known as Denali ).  The release candidate term is used when a product is considered “production ready” – feature and code complete and in a form that can be released, unless fatal defects emerge.  The next stage is 'release to manufacturing' (RTM) which is currently touted for Q1 2012.  The RC0 release enables the Intergen team to continue to build on the knowledge gained from utilising the CTP releases. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Mole ,  |  21 December 2011

Information Management, Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Data Visualisation, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012


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