SQL Server 2012: The New World of Data
SQL Server 2012 hit the General Availability (GA) milestone last week, but it's already battle-tested by hundreds of global organizations. Here are the resources to help you explore this new world of data.
SQL Server 2012 embodies a Hybrid IT approach built on a common data architecture that extends data across on-premises server and private and public cloud environments.
The SQL Server 2012 product guide release represents a significant milestone for customers and partners who want to experience the extensive new value delivered by SQL Server 2012. It contains the top white papers, datasheets and presentations to help you get started with SQL Server 2012. Once you have downloaded the SQL Server 2012 product guide, extract the contents of the zip file to your local hard drive. Then run the starthere.cmd file to display the html pages that are a directory to the content.
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Immerse yourself in the new world of data with SQL Server 2012. Engage not only Microsoft product teams, but with our partners and our most ground breaking customers.
This paper provides an overview of the new features, benefits, and functionality in Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
With the advent of SQL Server 2012 comes the ability to create user-defined server roles, a huge step forward for SQL management.
SQL Server 2012 will support partially contained databases, which should ease some migration and consolidation issues.
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