cloud en A Sneak Preview of SQL Server 2016 and Cortana Intelligence <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It seems fitting that the SQL Saturday Silicon Valley on the Microsoft campus in Mountain View, CA., on April 9 took place on the anniversary of the signing of the ENIAC (Electrical Numerical Integrator and Computer) contract in 1943 in the facility where that foundational device resides in present day.&nbsp; Though it&rsquo;s a far cry from today&rsquo;s calculating power, ENIAC was cutting edge for the time - capable of 5,000 additions per second.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2016 Azure cloud Cortana Intelligence Manufacturing Mission Critical Business Intelligence SandDance sql server 2016 Stretch Databases Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:25:00 +0000 31361 at Where Microsoft Leads (in Pricing), Others Are Sure to Follow? <div class="node-body article-body">After watching Microsoft come late to the table for so many years, it's still kind of surprising (refreshing?) to see it taking the lead. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server Business Decision Maker Business Intelligence Professional cloud hybrid cloud IT Manager on-premise SQL Server Windows 10 Sat, 07 Feb 2015 20:02:00 +0000 22861 at How To Be A Successful DBA <div class="node-body article-body">What does it take do be an effective and successful database administrators? 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