A First Look at Large-Scale Data Warehousing in Microsoft SQL Server Code Name "Madison"
This session provides an overview of the new Data Warehousing capabilities in SQL Server code name "Madison". "Madison" is the integration of the Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) technologies, acquired with the DATAllegro acquisition, into SQL Server. "Madison" builds on the robust scale-up capabilities of SQL Server to enable massive scale-out, into the hundreds of terabytes, for the same low TCO SQL Server delivers. In collaboration with several hardware partners, "Madison" will provide an appliance-like solution that lets customers customize the system to conform to their existing hardware environment.