Microsoft to Debut CEP in SQL

The new feature, which began development around four years ago and entered a beta testing and acceptance program in mid-2009 (IMD, June 1, 2009), will be added to the various tools already bundled with SQL Server licenses, although there are no technical requirements preventing users from using StreamInsight with other SQL Server products or SQL-based platforms, Microsoft officials say.

"If you think of SQL Server as a Swiss Army knife with a number of blades representing the SQL engine all the w