CHAPTER 1SQL Server 2012 Editions and Engine Enhancements

SQL Server 2012 is Microsoft’s latest cloud-ready information platform. Organizations can use SQL Server 2012 to efficiently protect, unlock, and scale the power of their data across the desktop, mobile device, datacenter, and either a private or public cloud. Building on the success of the SQL Server 2008 R2 release, SQL Server 2012 has made a strong impact on organizations worldwide with its significant capabilities. It provides organizations with mission-critical performance and availability, as well as the potential to unlock breakthrough insights with pervasive data discovery across the organization. Finally, SQL Server 2012 delivers a variety of hybrid solutions you can choose from. ...

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