SQL12_h_rgb copyThis is an exciting time in the world of data. Big data is growing. The cost to store and process data is rapidly dropping. The scale and economics of cloud computing is enabling broader access to incredible levels of computing power for large and small organizations. Combined, these trends underscore the importance and need to find the value in data.

This week, more than 4,000 IT professionals, database administrators and business intelligence specialists are gathered at the PASS Summit in Seattle where I will share Microsoft’s vision for the modern data platform, showcasing new investments with in-memory computing, big data and business intelligence to accelerate insights with any data in this new world of data.

See the remainder of the blog post from Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Ted Kummert, at http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2012/11/07/accelerating-insights-in-the-new-world-of-data.aspx.

See the PASS Summit 2012 webcast at http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/default.aspx.

And of course, get more details on the SQL Server blog at http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2012/11/07/pass-summit-2012-accelerating-business-through-data-insights.aspx.