SQL Server 2019: it isn't your father's database. Dramatic changes on the SQL Server landscape
To say SQL Server 2019 isn't your father's SQL Server is an understatement. It is a revolutionary step forward. The support for Kubernetes means using containers in a real way is truly possible.
The SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters leans on Kubernetes as the deployment platform. Combined with the addition of Spark and Apache Hadoop File System (HDFS)? Wow.
SQL Server allows you to govern your data no matter where it lives -- structured and unstructured.
SQL Server 2019 supports Data Virtualization and workloads with deployable applications running on-premises, in the cloud, and hybrid configurations. Thus, SQL Server allows you to govern your data no matter where it lives -- structured and unstructured. Also, SQL Server 2019 supports machine learning and extensibility with R, Python, Java, and Microsoft .NET. Take advantage of breakthrough scalability and performance to improve the stability and response time of your database—without making app changes. Get high availability for mission-critical applications, data warehouses, and data lakes.