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Today, at the PASS Summit 2011, Microsoft showcased its expanded investments in data platform solutions and technologies, particularly highlighting SQL Server 2012, efforts around “big data”, and innovations for both public and private cloud. These include a new Apache HadoopTM Based Distribution for Windows Azure and Windows Server and a strategic partnership with Hortonworks. This week’s announcements represent a continuation of the decades-long work Microsoft has done with SQL Server, business intelligence and database management, as well as the company’s commitment to the cloud.
“The next frontier is all about uniting the power of the cloud with the power of data to gain insights that simply weren’t possible even just a few years ago. Microsoft is committed to making this possible for every organization, and it begins with SQL Server 2012.” –Ted Kummert, senior vice president, Business Platform Division
On Day 1, Microsoft described upcoming innovations and technologies in several categories, including: