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This is a guest post written and contributed by Mike Miller, Co-founder, Chief Scientist of Cloudant, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Cloudant is a managed NoSQL cloud database service, a fast, always-on, scalable database that Cloudant operates and grows so developers can stay focused on new development and not on IT operations.
In the last six months there has been a dramatic increase in interest for NoSQL and Big Data. You probably have heard “NoSQL is the future of databases,” or that “Big Data is a key technology that will allow businesses to get much smarter.”
We have been getting tons of requests from developers and DBAs about SQL Server 2012 (previously known as “Denali”). Today we are pleased to announce the availability of Microsoft SQL Server 2012, in Web and Standard Editions, on the Rackspace Cloud. We are making this available in Cloud Servers, including Cloud Servers with a Managed Service Level.