Megan Keller

Megan Keller is the editorial director for Penton Media's Technology Group, including Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, Dev Pro, SharePoint Pro, iPro Developer, and POWER IT Pro.

Twitter: @SQLServerMag

Megan Keller is the editorial director for Penton Media's Technology Group, including Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, Dev Pro, SharePoint Pro, iPro Developer, and POWER IT Pro. Twitter: @SQLServerMag

Articles by Megan Keller
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Microsoft Announces SQL Server 2012 Release to Manufacturing
Microsoft announces the date SQL Server 2012 will be generally available and the upcoming Developer Preview of the Apache Hadoop-based Services for Windows Azure.
SQL Server Magazine Announces New Name: SQL Server Pro
SQL Server Magazine has a new name -- SQL Server Pro! We'll continue to provide hands-on content that shows DBAs, developers, and BI analysts how to use and troubleshoot SQL Server.
Microsoft’s Doug Leland Highlights SQL Server 2012’s New Features
SQL Server Denali’s new features will help you easily build and secure mission-critical applications, gain greater insight into your data, store data more efficiently, build applications for the cloud, and more.
SQL Server 2012 Official Name of Upcoming SQL Server Release
SQL Server 2012 was announced at PASS Summit 2011 as the formal name of SQL Server Denali.
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Stein Mart’s Move to SQL Server 2008’s BI Space
Stein Mart’s IIan Wajsman and Microsoft’s Fausto Ibarra discuss Stein Mart’s experiences migrating from a legacy platform with limited business intelligence (BI) reporting tools to SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse.
A Real-World SQL Azure Implementation
SQL Server Magazine talks to Quosal about the company’s implementation of SQL Azure, Microsoft’s cloud database solution. Learn about how Quosal’s migration process went, how migrating data to the cloud affected employees, and the advantages and disadvantages the company found to working in SQL Azure.
Microsoft’s David DeWitt on SQL Server Query Optimization
Microsoft’s David DeWitt offers an inside look at the Jim Gray Systems Lab, the columnar index feature in SQL Server Denali, and where he sees SQL Server headed in the future.
Ted Kummert Comments on SQL Server Product Announcements
Ted Kummert, senior vice president of Microsoft's Business Platform Division, offers insight on the SQL Server-related announcements made at PASS Summit 2010 and PDC.
SQL Server 2008 R2 Release Date Announced
You'll be able to get your hands on the latest version of SQL Server later this spring.
PowerPivot for Excel Download Now Available
Check out PowerPivot for Excel and PowerPivot for SharePoint today.
Quest Software Introduces Foglight for SQL Server at PASS
Foglight for SQL Server and the most recent version of Spotlight for SQL Server help you quickly find and fix performance problems with enhanced business intelligence and remote monitoring capabilities.
SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP Now Available
MSDN and TechNet subscribers can now download the SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP, while non-subscribers can access it starting Wednesday, November 11th.
Project Gemini to Ship as SQL Server PowerPivot for Excel
Jeff Teper announced in his Microsoft SharePoing Conference 2009 keynote that project codename Gemini has been renamed SQL Server PowerPivot for Excel and SQL Server PowerPivot for SharePoint.
The Latest Products from AppAssure, ESRI, and Sentrigo
Check out the new features found in AppAssure's Replay 4, ESRI's MapIT, and Sentrigo's Hedgehog 3.0.
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