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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse Arrives for Connect

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse Arrives for Connect

November 16, 2010 0 Comments

Thought frequent readers of the blog would enjoy our recent press release, supporting the announcement of Microsoft's new SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse

Only Progress Software enabled companies using Java, Linux and Unix-based applications to connect to new data ware house offering from Microsoft

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive, announced today the availability of database drivers for the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse, announced this week at PASS Summit 2010. Available for pre-sales registration immediately with shipment in Q2 2011, the Progress® DataDirect Connect® drivers enable companies using Unix-, Linux- and Java-based applications to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse.

Jonathan Bruce, Senior Product Manager, Progress Software, said: "Progress DataDirect Connect drivers are critical for organizations that want to leverage their existing applications, while tapping the scalability and performance advantages of the long-anticipated Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse.  With our drivers, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse users will enjoy cross platform support to enable connectivity from any application. We're happy to expand the reach of this powerful data warehouse to a broader community of software applications and platforms."

With Progress DataDirect Connect drivers, companies can leverage their existing software investments (rather than ripping and replacing), while experiencing the performance, scalability and reliability benefits of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse in mission-critical environments. For more information or to pre-register for ODBC drivers click: http://web.datadirect.com/products/odbc/sql-server/pdw.html, or for JDBC drivers click: http://web.datadirect.com/products/jdbc/sqlserver/pdw.html.

Jonathan Bruce

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