ColumnStores vs. RowStores: How Different Are They Really?

For the vast majority of SQL Server professionals, it wasn’t until earlier this year, with the release of SQL Server 2012, that concept of “ColumnStore” (as opposed to RowStore) popped up on the radar.  And now, as  part of the research for a current project, I’m trying to find details on Microsoft’s implementation of the ColumnStore index…but since […]