All users who interact with the SQL Server database can benefit from improving their knowledge through ongoing training. Database administrators, "reluctant" DBAs and professionals in other areas can enhance performance and productivity by revisiting the basics and exploring new capabilities of SQL Server.
Several resources are available, including SQLSaturday events. Professionals need to assess when it's time to earn certifications and which aspects of SQL Server training are necessary. Learn more about these topics as well as an insider's look at what to expect from the SQL Server 2014 release in this guide.
This essential guide offers basic information on the SQL Server database, expert advice for keeping your skill set up to date and news about the latest SQL Server technology trends.
1SQL Server basics-
Basics and benefits of SQL Server training
Database administrators, "reluctant" DBAs and non-DBAs all have the need to improve their knowledge of SQL Server. The articles in this section offer resources and advice so that all types of users can benefit from SQL Server fundamentals.
SQL Server pros have a chance to network and gain expert advice and training at one-day SQLSaturday events. Continue Reading
This article offers the disoriented DBA an explanation on how data moves from disk to memory in Microsoft SQL Server. Continue Reading
The steps outlined here provide a talented team with an easy reference for measuring and tweaking SQL Server performance. Continue Reading
Trends, perspectives and advice on enhancing SQL Server skills
Microsoft database professionals and developers looking to update their skill sets or for some refreshers will find expert advice in the articles here. This section also explores certification information and common server performance errors to avoid.
Learn how SQL Server developers can prevent eight common server performance errors. Continue Reading
Learn about the new set of client tools when you take on Microsoft's Parallel Data Warehouse in this tip. Continue Reading
SQL expert Denny Cherry wants you to know about these technologies related to business intelligence and data growth. Continue Reading
3Latest DBA essentials-
Essentials for DBAs in 2014
The release of SQL Server 2014 brings news and updates for even the most experienced DBAs. Learn more about the latest version and technology trends that all DBAs need to know with the news stories below.
Today's DBAs have to be prepared to take on big data and a wider variety of tasks, according to leaders of the Professional Association for SQL Server. Continue Reading
The release of SQL Server 2014 includes in-memory and cloud integration features. Continue Reading
Learn more about the availability and scalability features of SQL Server 2014. Continue Reading