Parallel Data Warehouse and Next generation of SQL Server
Microsoft unveiled the next generation of SQL Server, known by the code name "Denali," and made available SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse.The company also announced the new Microsoft Critical Advantage program, which provides a complete experience covering the entire life cycle of appliances strategic businesses such as SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse. Overall, the product and the program will help companies design, deploy and optimize successful solutions based appliances.Data warehouses are more available, more reliable while providing excellent scalability
"Today, businesses operate growing volumes of data they need to extract business information quickly," said Ted Kummert, VP, Business Platform Division at Microsoft."SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse provides the ability to scale in the form of an appliance with a choice of materials and simplicity of deployment.”
SQL Server time-critical applications high performance
· SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse is designed to respond to simple needs of businesses in the area of strategic data warehouses.This massively parallel processing architecture is already configured and optimized to allow distributed processing of applications with the highest levels of performance.Microsoft is making this offer to Parallel Data Warehouse Appliance is available for customers while leaving them the choice of material.
Today, a partnership was reached with Hewlett Packard, and in the future, other companies such as Bull, will offer their property.Thanks to the deep interoperability with the platform of Business Intelligence (BI) to Microsoft, customers can make available to all employees of business intelligence solutions, self-service mastered. The HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance will be available from HP as of December 2010.
"Customers need a view and a single point of access to corporate information, without impacting performance," commented Paul Miller, vice president, Solutions and Strategic Alliances, Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking, HP."HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance, which is built on HP Converged Infrastructure and optimized for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse, improving access to data with a very important capacity to scalability and response times faster than SQL Server databases traditional."
To learn more about SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse, please visit: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver.
• The Critical Advantage Microsoft program (MCAP) provides a comprehensive suite of software and hardware already tested as well as service and support to make it more efficient, more productive, more resistant to risks and competitive business applications to our customers.Proposed as part of SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse, the program also includes an option to support critical applications with a time of consideration within 30 minutes, a dedicated responsible for the escalation, a remediation plan, an escalation process optimized and a dedicated support engineer.
Going to the next version of SQL Server
• In addition information on this appliance, Microsoft announced the availability of the first Community Technology Preview (CTP1) for the next version of SQL Server. • Designed to help customers leverage their data and to better meet evolving business needs, Microsoft SQL Server "Denali" propose o the SQL Server Always On, an integrated solution for high availability that reduces downtime; o the project "Crescent", a new reporting and data visualization and web-based operating PowerPivot; o and finally, new features to enhance the integration and data management.