SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 Now Available

In late July, we released SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP3, the first public Community Technology Preview (CTP) for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1, which contained compatibility features for SQL Server 2012 to support self-service BI capabilities in Office and SharePoint 2013 Preview. Today, we are excited to release SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 which… Read more

SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 Customer Technology Preview (CTP) Available

As part of our commitment to delivering and supporting high-quality software to our customers, Microsoft is pleased to announce SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 CTP. Customers with existing investments on SQL Server 2008 R2 are encouraged to explore Service Pack 2 CTP. Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2 includes product improvements based on… Read more

Microsoft Introduces the Cloud-Ready Information Platform

TechEd North America is upon us today and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Microsoft continues to evolve and invest in the Information Platform and today during the TechEd Foundational Session, Microsoft SQL Server: The Data and BI Platform for Today and Tomorrow, Quentin Clark, Corporate Vice President  spoke to the Microsoft Cloud-Ready Information Platform. The… Read more