Just a heads up. Today I’ve seen the most impressive BI demos – ever! *jaw drop*
Atlanta, Denali, Crescent
The next version of SQL Server (code names Project Atlanta, “Denali”, and “Crescent”) – mostly about teradatas, column stores, and reporting and diagnosing from the cloud – will change the landscape of SQL Server.
And man, PowerPivot is everywhere!
You can now download the Denali CTP1 version from here:
My iPad cannot compete with trusty laptops and MacBooks, and the wireless during the keynote was essentially nonexistent. So I have to refer you to – ta da – Brent Ozar’s posts – for the lowdown of events: