Microsoft SQL Server Installation News
June 25, 2014
This week in telecom news, a bipartisan bill to permanently ban Internet taxes progresses in the House, while AT&T became the exclusive carrier of Amazon's Fire Phone.
March 24, 2014
Consultant Denny Cherry talks changes, misconceptions and what people really want from SQL Server 2014, which is generally available on April 1.
October 04, 2013
Microsoft has upped the ante, releasing new SQL Server versions at a quicker pace. How will you adapt?
June 03, 2013
Microsoft announced that the next version of its database, SQL Server 2014, will have in-memory features and be generally available in late 2013.
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Upgrading to a SQL Server 2014 installation isn't always easy, but it has the features to make it worth your time. Here are some tips for avoiding the pitfalls along the way. Continue Reading
SQL Server 2014 is relational database management system (RDBMS) designed for the enterprise environment. Continue Reading
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Microsoft's SQL Server 2014 database includes a speed-boosting engine for in-memory processing and support for mixing cloud and on-premises data sets. Continue Reading
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In-memory OLTP and columnar storage are just two of the eight key SQL Server 2014 features, according to this tip. Continue Reading
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Upgrade from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014 SP1 using backup and restore. This eight-step plan takes you through everything from log backups to end-to-end testing. Continue Reading
In a podcast, SearchSQLServer's Jessica Sirkin discusses the noteworthy features in SQL Server 2016, reactions from early users and issues to consider in thinking about upgrading. Continue Reading
Stretch Database, a new feature in SQL Server 2016 often called StretchDB, lets companies "stretch" their databases to store infrequently used data in the cloud while keeping heavily used data on-premises. Continue Reading
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Microsoft has released guidelines for a hardware-software configuration that maximizes SQL Server 2012 performance. Learn about what it entails. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
How is in-memory SQL Server different from SQL Server with a bunch of RAM? SQL Server guru Serdar Yegulalp explains what to know before you install. Continue Reading