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The Era of SQL Server on Windows-Only Is Over – OMG

by Merv Adrian  |  September 25, 2017

Written by Donald Feinberg and Merv Adrian On 25-Sep-2017 at Ignite, Microsoft announced general availability of SQL Server 2017, now supporting both Windows and Linux platforms, as well as support for containers. It can now book revenue...

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Alert New Research: Microsoft Diversifies With Linux Support for SQL Server

by Andrew White  |  March 11, 2016

My colleagues Donald Feinberg, Adam Ronthal and Merv Adrian just published: Microsoft Diversifies with Linux Support for SQL Server. Microsoft's flagship database management system, SQL Server, will gain the ability...

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Tell Us How You Rate Your OPDBMS - We All Get Better Research As a Result

by Merv Adrian  |  December 10, 2015

Gartner has launched a new way for client and non-clients to provide input on products to enrich the research we deliver - Gartner Peer Insights. (The link will take you...

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BYOH - Hadoop's a Platform. Get Used To It.

by Merv Adrian  |  October 9, 2013

When is a technology offering a platform? Arguably, when people build products assuming it will be there. Or extend their existing products to support it, or add versions designed to...

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Hadoop Summit Recap Part Two - SELECT FROM hdfs WHERE bigdatavendor USING SQL

by Merv Adrian  |  July 15, 2013

Probably the most widespread, and commercially imminent, theme at the Summit was “SQL on Hadoop.” Since last year, many offerings have been touted, debated, and some have even shipped. In...

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That Exciting New Stuff? Yeah... Wait Till It Ships.

by Merv Adrian  |  July 13, 2013

A brief rant here: I am asked with great frequency how this RDBMS will hold off that big data play, how data warehouses will survive in a world where Hadoop...

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