Archive for May 3, 2016

Get ready, SQL Server 2016 coming on June 1st

This post was authored by Tiffany Wissner, Senior Director of Data Platform Marketing. SQL Server 2016 is the foundation of Microsoft’s data strategy, encompassing innovations that transform data into intelligent action. With this new release, Microsoft is delivering an end-to-end data management and business analytics solution with mission critical intelligence for your most demanding applications […]

May 3, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft SQL Server Developer Edition is now free

Starting March 2016…. SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition is now a free download for Visual Studio Dev Essentials members (you will be prompted to sign in to Visual Studio Dev Essentials before you can download SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition). We are making this change so that all developers can leverage the capabilities that SQL […]

May 3, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft acquires Solair to help customers harness the power of the Internet of Things

Microsoft acquires Solair…. Solair’s IoT customization and deployment solutions, built on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, are engineered to help businesses in any industry utilize IoT to run more efficiently and profitably. For example, Solair has brought the power of IoT to the Rancilio Group’s full line of espresso machines, allowing the Italian manufacturer to remotely […]

May 3, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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