A quick look into the next version of SQL Server. This version makes use of Parallel Computing in order to to scale databases across nodes.
Key customer benefits in the technology preview of “Madison” include:
· Data warehouse scalability into the petabyte range
· Low cost of ownership through industry standard hardware
· Appliance model that simplifies data warehouse deployment and maintenance
· Integrates with existing SQL Server 2008 data warehouses via a unique hub-and-spoke architecture
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