Enhanced high availability

Gain greater uptime, faster failover, improved manageability, and better use of hardware resources through AlwaysOn for high availability. AlwaysOn provides up to four active, readable secondaries, greater online operations, and an integrated dashboard for managing high availability.

In-memory performance

Enable breakthrough performance across data warehousing, analytics, and business intelligence. In-memory capabilities are built right into the SQL Server database and analytics engines for flexibility and ease of use.

Enterprise scalability

Achieve high scale in traditional on-premises as well as highly virtualized deployments with Windows Server 2012 R2. Physical processing can scale up to 640 logical processors and virtual machines scale up to 64 logical processors with 1 TB of RAM.

Self-service business intelligence

Unlock new insights via Power View, a highly interactive data exploration and visualization tool for business analysts and end users. Power View supports visualization for both the tabular and multi-dimensional analytical models.

Robust data quality

Improve data quality by using organizational knowledge and 3rd party reference data providers to profile, cleanse, and match data through Data Quality Services.

Enhanced security

Increase manageability related to auditing with audit resilience, filtering, user-defined audit, and the ability to audit actions across all editions.


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About Metro

Metro Institute (MI) is the current iCBT provider for the Arizona Department of Agriculture - Pest Management Division (PMD).  We have delivered over 100,000 secure and successful testing sessions. MI has been providing testing services in Arizona since 2003.  After our initial success in Arizona, MI was selected by 10 additional state agencies for iCBT exams:

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Phone: (602) 452-2900

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