Microsoft Aims High on Data Warehouses

Monday Nov 20th 2006 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff
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Says SQL Server will support 270TB installation for external customer.

[From Computerworld]

SEATTLE -- Once characterized by its rivals as a database featherweight punching above its weight class, Microsoft Corp. last week said it plans to build two mammoth data warehouses based on its year-old SQL Server 2005 software.

At the annual conference of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) user group, Microsoft said it is designing a 270TB multinode data warehouse for a foreign government that it declined to identify. The software vendor is also working on a 162TB single-node installation for its own marketing department.

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