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Microsoft Virtual Academy: Breakthrough Insights using SQL Server 2012 : Scalable data warehouse and Beyond relational (Module 5) - SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse DW-Ready Systems and Guidance For Microsoft SQL Server 2012


About This Video

Soon to be in the 4th released version, SQL Server Fast Track for Data Warehouse has delivered proven and often dramatic results for SQL Server customers. With over 15 customer case studies and support from industry leading partners HP, Dell, IBM, and Cisco Fast Track provides proven Reference Configurations from 2 to 80TB for SQL Server Enterprise Edition deployments.

Fast Track DW for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 will provide the same proven performance established for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2. As in prior releases validated Reference Configurations by Fast Track hardware partners will be accompanied by Microsoft best practices for SQL Server deployment and optimization. This guidance is tailored for the challenges of DW workloads and the specific characteristics of our partners latest servers and storage. This presentation will help you understand how you can take advantage of the Fast Track program to get the most out of the new features in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for your challenging data warehousing requirements.

This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA), The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths for IT Professionals on various Microsoft products and solutions.

After watching this video, visit:, enroll in this course and take the self-assessment. For every module you take and every self-assessment you complete, you will be awarded points. These points build up to levels and the higher the level you achieve, the more opportunities you have to participate in MVA offers.


Published Date: March 02, 2012
Presented By: Microsoft Virtual Academy