Microsoft have lifted the lid on SQL Server 2012 - you can grab Release Candidate Zero here.
On top of the under-the-bonnet performance enhancements that you'd expect, Microsoft have bundled a wealth of new features, not least in the ever-expanding Business Intelligence arena.
Some of the key Business Intelligence new features to look out for:
Other improvements to SQL Server include some new additions to T-SQL, and "AlwaysOn" High Availability & Disaster Recovery.
We'll be covering some of the key new features of SQL Server 2012 in our respective SQL Server Programming Training Course and our Intro to Microsoft Business Intelligence and Expert Microsoft Business Intelligence training courses.
Because SQL Server 2012 is still in pre-release, please note that features of the final product, and consequently our training courses, are liable to change.