To handle the needs of highly scalable business applications, Yukon’s SQL Server Service Broker lets internal and external processes send and receive reliable, asynchronous messages through extensions to T-SQL DML.
One of the most exciting new technologies in SQL Server Yukon provides a programmatic access layer that lets database administrators and developers work directly with database objects in any Microsoft .NET language.
Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More
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