SQL Server code name “Denali” offers a powerful array of developer tools, frameworks and language improvements that will make developers more productive than ever. Come learn how the next wave of SQL Server investments further help protect an organization’s infrastructure – getting you the nines and performance you need at the right price, especially for mission critical apps running on Windows Server 8. In this session you will learn how to build mission critical database apps that achieve maximum availability by reducing planned and unplanned downtime with the new integrated high availability and disaster recovery solution, SQL Server AlwaysOn . We’ll cover how to develop blazing fast star join and similar queries using the new column store index. We’ll also show you how add rich content management and search functionality to your database apps using powerful improvements to database blob storage and full-text indexing.