SQL 2014 and Data Platform – Topics covered

  • Built-In In-Memory
  • Microsoft In-Memory technologies
  • In-Memory for OLTP
  • In-Memory OLTP Architecture
  • Column store: Clustered and Updatable
  • Comparing Space Savings
  • Security
  • Scalability
  • SSD Buffer Pool Extension and Scale Up
  • Online Operations enhancements
  • Microsoft Power BI for Office 365
  • Hybrid Cloud Solutions
  • Easy On-Ramp to Cloud
  • Complete and Consistent Data Platform


Tara Shankar Jana, Sr. Technical Product Manager (Cloud App Dev/Data) Microsoft

Tara works as a Senior Technical Product Manager in the cloud app dev and data team at Microsoft. He is primarily responsible for evangelizing data driven intelligent applications, SQL Server for developer and Azure database services. Tara has more than 10 years of experience in database technologies, and has been working on building Azure solutions for last 3 and 1/2 years. Tara is adept at designing and implementing effective technical business solutions. Possess advanced levels of technical knowledge combined with sound business vision, consulting and technical skills.


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