Blair Greenwood is an associate editor for SQL Server Pro, where she extensively covers database administration, development, and business intelligence industry trends and news. Follow her on Twitter at @blair_greenwood and Google+.
QLogic's FabricCache adapter lets users deploy, manage, and transform single-server, captive cache into shared and performance enhancing resource for several different applications that depend on SAN storage.
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Composite Software has released a new version of its Composite Data Virtualization Platform that now addresses data requirements that have stemmed from the exponential growth in big data and analytics.
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Initial word on the street is that SQL Server 2014 has been very stable so far—which is probably why it went to release so quickly and bypassed what would typically have been another pre-release....More