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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Breakthrough Insights using SQL Server 2012 : Scalable data warehouse and Beyond relational (Module 6) - Taking Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Beyond Relational Into The Realm Of Unstructured Data Management 80% or more of the data produced and stored are so called unstructured documents and are often not stored in the database, but often need to be managed in conjunction with relational data. In order to facilitate the storage and management of unstructured data, Microsoft SQL Server has evolved from s... More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Mission Critical Confidence using SQL Server 2012 (Module 8) - Optimize your idle hardware and improve utilization using AlwaysOn Active Secondaries The hardware investments you make to deploy a high availability solution is typically very high. Normally the return of investment from typical high availability deployments are low since the secondary servers are not utilizable till a failover happens. With SQL Server AlwaysOn you now have the opti... More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Mission Critical Confidence using SQL Server 2012  (Module 7) - Optimize your idle hardware and improve utilization using AlwaysOn Active Secondaries The hardware investments you make to deploy a high availability solution is typically very high. Normally the return of investment from typical high availability deployments are low since the secondary servers are not utilizable till a failover happens. With SQL Server AlwaysOn you now have the opti... More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Breakthrough Insights using SQL Server 2012 : Scalable data warehouse and Beyond relational (Module 7) - Taking Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Beyond Relational Into The Realm Of Spatial Data Management SQL Server is providing extensive support for two-dimensional spatial data processing. This presentation is providing a short introduction to the world of spatial data processing. It will talk about use cases and how the SQL Server Spatial technology helps solve the common spatial questions such as ... More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Breakthrough Insights using SQL Server 2012 : Reporting Services and Visualization (Module 7) - DeepDive into PowerPivot in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 This session will provide you with a deep understanding of PowerPivot in SQL Server 2012. PowerPivot empowers Information Workers to build & share BI solutions on their own using familiar tools while maintaining IT control. More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Breakthrough Insights using SQL Server 2012 : Reporting Services and Visualization (Module 4) - Using Power View Power View is a brand new ad-hoc visualization experience in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This session is all about demo, demo, demo so you can experience how the full benefits of what Power View will enable for Self-Service Business Intelligence. It will cover all the latest functionality as well a... More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Breakthrough Insights using SQL Server 2012 : Reporting Services and Visualization (Module 3) - What's new in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services and PowerPivot In SQL Server 2008 R2, we introduced PowerPivot which is a self-service BI experience that enables information workers to build, share and collaborate on their personal and team BI applications within the familiar environment of Excel and SharePoint. In Microsoft SQL Server 2012, we’re bringing some... More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Cloud On Your terms with SQL server 2012 : Scale on demand (Module 3) - Beyond the Hype - Hybrid Solutions for On-Premise and In-Cloud Database Applications | TechNet Video Despite all the hype, it’s rare for a business to actually “move” an application directly to the cloud. The cost, risk and effort aren’t usually worth the benefit of what you gain. Security considerations, performance, and control are just a few of the reasons that many applications need to stay in ... More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Breakthrough Insights using SQL Server 2012 : Analysis Services and Credible, Consistent data (Module 4) - Data Quality Services: A Knowledge Driven Data Quality Solution | TechNet Video SQL Server Data Quality Services (DQS) is a Knowledge-Driven Data Quality product aimed at the data stewards and IT professionals who seek to improve the quality of their business data. In this session,we describe the concept and main principles behind Data Quality Services from Microsoft,and demo t... More...

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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Mission Critical Confidence using SQL Server 2012 (Module 4) - Mission Critical application testing with Distributed Replay | TechNet Video In this session we will look at a new tool in SQL Server 2012 called Distributed Replay that can be used for different types of testing using real application workloads. One of the examples we will demonstrate is how DReplay can be used to perform application compatibility testing in preparation for... More...

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