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Get a head start evaluating SQL Server 2014 - guided by two experts who have worked with the technology from the earliest beta. Based on Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2) software, this guide introduces new features and capabilities, with practical insights on how SQL Server 2014 can meet the needs of your business. Get the early, high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now.
SQL Server 2014 Editions and engine enhancements
Mission-critical performance enhancements
Hybrid cloud enhancements
Self-service Business Intelligence enhancements in Microsoft Excel
Ross Mistry is National Director, Microsoft Technology Centers (MTC). His team focuses on SQL Server high availability, virtualization, and private cloud. He has published numerous books and articles, and speaks at conferences worldwide.
Stacia Misner is a consultant, educator, mentor, and author focused on business intelligence solutions. She has written or coauthored several BI books, develops custom education services, and is a frequent speaker at SQL Server related events.