Me and Xin Jin, Program Manager in the SQL Server Enterprise and Tier 1 product team, will co-present two sessions on SQL Server 2014 and Windows Azure at the WPC 2013 in Assago (MI), Italy.

SQL Server 2014 Overview

In this session, we will introduce the key investments in SQL 2014 release, including break-through performance and scale brought by In-memory OLTP (Hekaton) and clustered column store, increased high availability with AlwaysOn enhancements, as well as a number of incremental enhancements addressing the hybrid scenarios such as Backup to Cloud, SQL Server with Azure Storage Integration, etc.

Level: 200
Track: DATA PLATFORM - BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Speakers: Francesco Diaz Xin Jin

 

Running SQL Server workloads in Windows Azure : options and possibilities

Join this session if you want to see all the possibilities offered by Windows Azure to execute SQL Server workloads. We will cover the new capabilities added in SQL Server 2014 to leverage the cloud and SQL Database (aka SQL Azure) as well.

All the topics will be presented with practical demos.

Level: 300
Track: DATA PLATFORM - BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Speakers: Francesco Diaz Xin Jin

 

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