Ready? Set? Kilimanjaro!

Tuesday Dec 23rd 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

The pre-beta announcement of the business intelligence (BI) focused interim release of SQL Server, code-named Kilimanjaro, has Michael Otey concerned that Microsoft marketing might be jumping the gun and creating confusion for enterprise IT departments.

[From SQL Server Magazine]

When Microsoft announced the 2010 Kilimanjaro release at its October 2008 Business Intelligence (BI) Conference, I thought, “Oh no! Not yet!” It isn’t because I have technical reservations about this BI-focused incremental release of SQL Server: I’m concerned about the marketing and the timing. 2010 is just too soon for another release of SQL Server. SQL Server 2008 was released more than halfway through 2008, and its adoption curve is still in the infancy phase.

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