Here’s a great blog post on SQL Server 2019 Big Data Cluster and how it integrates Microsoft SQL Server and the best of big data open-source solutions.

Our testing demonstrates that the performance scales linearly from 1TB to 100TB datasets seamlessly and the various system resources are effectively utilized. Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Big Data Cluster leverages the high performance of Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® SSDs to deliver great performance for complex queries. In addition, the benchmark results demonstrate powerful elasticity and performance of the entire platform.

The combination of Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Big Data Cluster and Intel’s Xeon Scalable platform can address many of your Big Data challenges. You can store and analyze data from multiple sources at scale, in various data formats, with scale-out compute for data processing and machine learning, together with the industry-leading experience of SQL Server.

In this video from Microsoft Developer, learn anout Accelerated Database Recovery, and how it can solve many availability challenges with no operational or application changes.

Find out more about ADR here:

[00:00] – Introduction
[00:40] – What is Accelerated Database Recovery (ADR)
[01:36] – The current SQL Server Database Recovery process
[03:00] – Database Recovery process with ADR
[04:58] – Benefits of ADR
[06:00] – Enabling ADR
[07:02] – Truncating transaction log strategy with ADR
[07:44] – Summary and wrap-up

In this Data Point, Andy chats with SentryOne CEO Bob Potter while roaming the expo floor at PASS 2019 Summit.

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SQL Server 2019 is the latest version of the versatile and venerable SQL Server.

This latest version continues to redefine SQL Server from a traditional relational database system to a data platform for every data scenario from OLTP to DW to now big data and analytics.

In this video, get a quick overview of all the new things in SQL Server 2019 and introduce all of the other videos in this series that dive into the details.