With SQL Server 2012, Microsoft has introduced the next generation of the VertiPaq engine, xVelocity. xVelocity contains the first two members of Microsoft’s family of in-memory and memory-optimized data management technologies. These members, the in-memory analytics engine and the memory-optimized columnstore index are designed to achieve breakthrough performance for analytic queries.
Curtis Smith is a Principle Lead Consultant based in Atlanta GA. Curtis has been working with SQL Server technologies for over 18 years. His experience includes full life-cycle application development, database architecture, BI reporting and analytics. Curtis is a former Director of Software Development for a major home health agency.