Wednesday, July 27, 2011

New Features in SQL Server Code-name Denali - CTP3

Microsoft are shipping some new technology in the upcoming version of SQL Server. This new technology is code-named "Apollo" and introduces two new features.
  • Columnstore Indexes
  • Vector-based query execution
These 2 features claim to speed up Data Warehouse query processing time by a factor of between 10 and 100. Follow this link for a full description of the these features. You can download the CTP3 of Denali here.

- Paul Steynberg

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