Introducing Microsoft SQL Server Code Name “Denali”

The amount of data produced in all organisations is increasing at staggering rates. More and more, end users are demanding access to all these various sources of data in order to assist with day to day business decisions. The dawn of self-service BI is upon us, but are you able to supply your users with the platform in order to access the required data, quickly and easily on demand?

Microsoft Server Code Name DenaliIntroducing SQL Server Code Name “Denali”

A key component of the cloud-ready information platform, SQL Server Code Name “Denali” will help organisations unlock breakthrough insights across the organisation:

  • Mission Critical Confidence – Enable mission critical performance and availability at a low Total cost of Ownership.
  • Breakthrough Insight – Unlock new insights with rapid data exploration and visualisation across the organisation.
  • Cloud on Your Terms – Create and scale business solutions fast, on your terms from server to private or public cloud.

Unlock New Insights With Pervasive Data Discovery Across the Organization

SQL Server Denali will help customers unlock exciting new insights with pervasive data discovery across mounds of structured, unstructured and cloud data sources backed by Managed Self-Service BI, credible consistent data and large-scale data warehousing and analytics solutions.

Key Capabilities:

  • Rapid data discovery with Project “Crescent” and PowerPivot.
  • Managed Self-Service BI with SharePoint and BI Semantic Model.
  • Credible, consistent data with Data Quality Services.
  • Robust DW solutions with Parallel Data Warehouse and Reference Architectures.

Create and Scale Business Solutions Fast, On Your Terms Across Server, Private or Public Cloud

The next wave of SQL Server investments will offer organisations the agility to quickly create and scale solutions that solve challenges and fuel new business opportunity from server to private or public cloud linked together with common tools for optimized productivity and cutting-edge developer technologies build once, deploy and manage wherever.

Key Capabilities:

  • Scale on demand from devices, to datacenter to cloud.
  • Fast time to solution with appliances & cloud offerings
  • Optimised productivity with SQL Server Developer Tools Code Name “Juneau”write once, run anywhere
  • Extend any data, anywhere with DataSync and Odata.

Reporting Services

SQL Server Code Name “Denali” Reporting Services is a comprehensive, highly scalable solution that enables real-time decision making across the enterprise by enabling the creation, management and delivery reports for pixel-perfect printing, interactive web viewing, and ad hoc data exploration.

Key Capabilities:

  • View data in bold new ways with Project “Crescent”.
  • Extend Reporting to the Cloud with SQL Azure™ Reporting.
  • Address complex reporting needs with familiar tools.
  • Accelerate report creation with intuitive interfaces and a wide variety of formats.
  • Simplify sharing and collaboration.
  • Get more value from existing tools and skills.

Enterprise Information Management (EIM)

EIM delivers a rich set of technologies designed to improve the overall relevance and value of organizational information. Empowering people to discover and resolve problems with data and streamline existing data management processes using familiar tools like Microsoft Excel.

Key Capabilities:

  • Deliver credible, consistent data to the right users.
  • Help ensure data confidence with easy to use tools.
  • Self-service data management with the MDS Add-in for Excel.
  • Improved developer productivity.
  • Simplified deployment and management.

Microsoft Cloud on your terms