Week of 13 May 2013 Marketing and advertising remain sweet spots for big data technology (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 14 May 2013)
Marketing and advertising are the sweet spots for big data, but those who serve up marketing insights and ad space will need to evolve to survive.
Enterprise Data World reveals keys to a successful career in analytics (SearchDataManagement.com | 14 May 2013)
SearchDataManagement's Mark Brunelli and Jack Vaughan talk about this year's Enterprise Data World conference, which was held recently in San Diego.
Week of 29 Apr 2013 Enterprise Data World reveals nine principles of analytics rock stars (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 02 May 2013)
In a presentation at Enterprise Data World 2013, consultant Bernard Wehbe detailed what sets indispensable analytics professionals apart from the rest of the crowd.
Week of 22 Apr 2013 Intel boosts Moore's Law with SQL 2012 business intelligence (25 Apr 2013)
Intel is keeping Moore's Law on track with the self-service BI features of SQL 2012 business intelligence.
Big data analytics firm offers insights into the U.S. Latino consumer (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 22 Apr 2013)
Luminar's Franklin Rios explains how his company is using Hortonworks' Hadoop distribution to deliver insights about the Latino community.
Week of 15 Apr 2013 Big data technologies promise major advances in health and science (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 19 Apr 2013)
Big data analytics efforts are poised to improve everything from public health to particle physics, and people like Cloudera's Jeff Hammerbacher are leading the way.
Microsoft unveils GeoFlow 3-D SQL Server mapping tool (15 Apr 2013)
Microsoft GeoFlow gives premium Excel users the ability to do 3-D mapping with SQL Server on the back end.
Week of 25 Mar 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant finds rising demand for data warehouse services (SearchDataManagement.com | 27 Mar 2013)
A look at the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems and more data management news from around the Web.
Week of 18 Mar 2013 O'Reilly Strata conference tackles big topics in data science, Hadoop (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 22 Mar 2013)
The O'Reilly Strata conference was the place to be to learn about the role of the data scientist and big data technologies.
Week of 04 Mar 2013 Strata speaker calls for increased focus on data scientist education (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 04 Mar 2013)
Society should do more to encourage the next generation of data scientists, according to a speaker at last week's O'Reilly Strata Conference.
Find out which tools help attain HIPAA compliance. Lena Weiner profiles HIPAA pro Brandon Leach, who explains the steps needed to secure SQL Server.
Week of 25 Feb 2013 Strata speaker cites key characteristics for success in data science (SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 01 Mar 2013)
Senior research scientist Rachel Schutt offers a rundown of the common traits shared by people who have been successful in the field of data science.
Qualcomm speeds up chip development with data virtualization software (SearchDataManagement.com | 27 Feb 2013)
An IT architect at Qualcomm discusses the chip maker's use of data virtualization tools and decision to embrace the logical data warehouse philosophy.
Strata 2013 attendees to explore big data and the business singularity (SearchDataManagement.com | 25 Feb 2013)
Speakers and exhibiting vendors offer an advance glimpse at this week's O'Reilly Strata Conference, including big data's impact on economies of scale.
Week of 18 Feb 2013 Staying hip to HIPAA regulations: How one DBA stays compliant (22 Feb 2013)
How do DBAs who adhere to HIPAA regulations get their jobs done while staying compliant? We asked DBA Brandon Leach for some pointers.
Week of 11 Feb 2013 Pfizer swaps out ETL for data virtualization tools (SearchDataManagement.com | 13 Feb 2013)
When a research and development division of pharmaceutical maker Pfizer Inc. ran into data integration struggles, it decided to go virtual.
Expert Serdar Yegulalp explains why Windows Azure SQL Database may not be such a great fit for your IT shop after all. Learn what to watch out for.
When to consider SQL Server Enterprise Edition (14 Feb 2013)
Is SQL Server Enterprise Edition the right choice for you? Expert Robert Sheldon explains the advantages to consider when making your selection.
Week of 04 Feb 2013 The pros of Windows Azure SQL Database (08 Feb 2013)
What are the pros of choosing Windows Azure SQL Database over more traditional infrastructure? Serdar Yegulalp shares his knowledge on the subject.
Week of 28 Jan 2013 SQL Server Standard Edition: Why it's worth the cost (30 Jan 2013)
Should your IT shop consider a move to SQL Server Standard Edition? Expert Robert Sheldon explains the pros and cons you should know.
Little-known features of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (30 Jan 2013)
When it comes to Microsoft SQL Server 2012, it's easy to think you've seen it all. Andrew Novick shows Microsoft still has surprises up their sleeve.
Week of 21 Jan 2013 SQL Server editions: Is Microsoft SQL Server Express right for you? (23 Jan 2013)
Which SQL Server edition is right for your IT shop? In this article by Bob Sheldon, find out if SQL Server Express is an option.
Week of 07 Jan 2013 Denny Cherry's 2013 predictions (and wishes) for SQL Server trends (11 Jan 2013)
What new developments will SQL Server users see in 2013? Expert Denny Cherry predicts SQL Server trends to expect this year.
Basic SQL Server security best practices (09 Jan 2013)
Read this article by Ashish Kumar Mehta to learn the basic SQL Server security best practices everyone should know -- but many forget.
Week of 31 Dec 2012 Essential SQL Server security tools (04 Jan 2013)
Read this tip where writer Ashish Kumar Mehta shares his all-time favorite native and third-party SQL Server security tools.
Week of 10 Dec 2012 Denny Cherry's SQL Server career -- Is freelancing for you? (13 Dec 2012)
Denny Cherry has developed an enviable SQL Server career based on freelancing. Find out how he did it by reading this profile.
Business intelligence allows you to analyze your data and effectively make decisions with it. Read this excerpt from Brian Larson to learn more.
Week of 03 Dec 2012 SQL Server 2012 security: Changes for the newest version (06 Dec 2012)
SQL Server 2012 is here, and many DBAs wonder what kinds of changes to expect in SQL Server security. Basit Farooq explains what we can anticipate.
Week of 26 Nov 2012 Why SQL Server security matters: A case study (28 Nov 2012)
With a DBA's multiple responsibilities, it's easy to neglect SQL Server security. This case study by Basit Farooq explains why this is so dangerous.
Week of 19 Nov 2012 Excerpt: Planning a Microsoft SQL Server install (19 Nov 2012)
For many DBAs, a SQL Server installation can be tough. Read this excerpt from Dusan Petkovic's book on Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Week of 05 Nov 2012 Effective 'big data' strategy helps advertising firm attract clients (SearchDataManagement.com | 07 Nov 2012)
Online advertising company adMarketplace uses a mix of NoSQL and SQL databases in a "big data" environment that feeds its search syndication system.
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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 pricing, licensing packed with changes SearchSQLServer.com | 06 Mar 2012
SQL Server 2012 pricing includes some significant adjustments, including a reduction in the number of editions and the change from processor- to core-based licensing.