Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Microsoft continues to build on the Information Platform Vision by enabling businesses to deliver near real-time information via rich applications. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 offers a comprehensive approach to managing, accessing, and delivering information across the organization.
With the addition of SQL Azure, the power of SQL Server is extended to the Cloud, providing a consistent development model, common tools, high availability, and massive scalability.
SQL Server 2008 Features
Business Intelligence - SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence platform provides a scalable infrastructure to drive business intelligence across the organization.
Data Warehousing - SQL Server 2008 offers a comprehensive and timely view of the business and validating data.
Online Transaction Processing - SQL Server 2008 is a scalable, high performance database engine for mission-critical applications requiring high availability and security.
Application Development - SQL Server 2008 offers a comprehensive programming framework including web services and data connectivity to access and manage disparate data.
Server Consolidation - SQL Server 2008 provides flexible serer consolidation with reduced hardware and maintenance costs.