SQL Server Denali is on the stage with new and improved features and existing components are same as previous release. This latest release of the SQL Server Database Engine introduces new features and enhancements that increase the power and productivity
Here is list of new features in SQL Server Denali… http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb510411(v=SQL.110).aspx .
Microsoft SQL Server code-named “Denali” empowers organizations to be more agile in today’s competitive market. Customers can efficiently deliver mission-critical solutions through a highly scalable and available platform. Industry-leading tools help developers quickly build innovative applications while data integration and management tools help deliver credible data reliably to the right users and new user experiences expand the reach of BI to enable meaningful insights.
This release benefit the customers for
- Mission Critical platform – which includes high availability deployments and better hardware investments.
- Development Perspective it is more flexible with new capabilities includes declarative Database definition, Dynamically edit existing database, Round-trip code refactoring and Target Database Deployment.
- It has also expanded the horizon for BI in term of highly interactive, web-based data exploration and visualization solution. It has also introduce the holistic data integration and management solution that will help organizations ensure the right data is delivered to the right users at the right time.
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