New & Notable
Microsoft SQL Server Management Issues News
September 26, 2017
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 becomes available in October. In addition to a version that runs on Linux, new features include support for Python-based analytics.
July 27, 2017
SQL Server for Linux has gained added features on its way to general availability as part of the almost-ready SQL Server 2017. Meanwhile, its Windows-based brother is upping its high availability quotient.
May 18, 2017
There are bits of DocumentDB at the foundation of Microsoft's Azure Cosmos DB, a multimodel database that supports multiple modes of data processing.
April 21, 2017
Python is no longer a database outsider at Microsoft. The programming language is riding alongside R for analytics uses as SQL Server 2017 moves to its second preview release.
Microsoft SQL Server Management Issues Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system, or RDBMS, that supports a wide variety of transaction processing, business intelligence and analytics applications in corporate IT environments Continue Reading
From installation to implementation, here are the basic details on how to take advantage of the Python programming language in SQL Server 2017. Continue Reading
Should you use Server + CAL licensing for SQL Server 2016 or does Per Core licensing offer more bang for your buck? Read our primer and take this quiz to see if you'd choose right. Continue Reading
Evaluate Microsoft SQL Server Management Issues Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Here's a list of notable trends related to SQL Server that IT teams should be ready for over the next 12 months. Among them: increased use of the cloud, AI, Linux and containers. Continue Reading
Looking to take advantage of SQL Server 2017's support for Python? Here's what you need to know to get started on using the analytics programming language with Microsoft's database. Continue Reading
Establishing SQL Server performance baselines is a crucial first step for cloud migrations, says a University of Notre Dame DBA, who is using database monitoring software to do so. Continue Reading
Manage Microsoft SQL Server Management Issues
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Putting off SQL Server administration tasks can lead to database problems. Enact these often-neglected maintenance items to help keep your SQL Server systems running smoothly. Continue Reading
Docker containers can make the SQL Server deployment process more efficient and flexible. Here's what they are and how to get started on creating containers for SQL Server databases. Continue Reading
As many in IT have learned the hard way, building software containers for systems like SQL Server can be tough. That's where Dockerfiles come in to help automate the process. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Microsoft SQL Server Management Issues Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
Microsoft Azure SQL Database compatibility problems disappeared in V12, clearing the path for a SQL database migration to the cloud. Here's how to make the move. Continue Reading
MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server relational databases have their pros and cons. Weigh the differences between SQL Server and MySQL features, costs, functionality and more. Continue Reading
Asante and Eversheds both cut SQL Server licensing costs using the new DH2i container management software, DxEnterprise. DH2i plans to compete with Microsoft. Continue Reading