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SQL Server Data Warehousing News
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.
November 18, 2016
Microsoft looks to broaden the horizons of SQL Server, as it moves some Enterprise features to Standard Edition and issues the first public preview of a release supporting SQL Server on Linux.
September 30, 2016
The big data movement has frozen out many data professionals who are versed in SQL. Microsoft's U-SQL programming language tries to get such folks back in the data querying game.
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A database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated. Continue Reading
A need for data warehouses designed for large-volume data loading and complex analytical workloads led to Microsoft's Analytics Platform System. Continue Reading
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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 for Windows comes in four editions, with updates that include a new stretch database feature, Polybase, dynamic data masking and more. Continue Reading
Like other cloud services, cloud data warehouse platforms can offer potential savings, faster rollouts and the ability to scale up or down easily -- but there are challenges, too. Continue Reading
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 will be released next year. But in 2015, we've already had a glimpse into improved in-memory OLTP, security features, analytics and Stretch Database. Continue Reading
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Analytics helps improve business operations, and SQL Server 2016 users can master it -- in real time, using operational data in a transactional database. Continue Reading
A good storage plan is key to proper database management no matter what system database administrators are working in. Without a sufficient SQL Server storage plan, the system may run out of space or process tasks too slowly. This handbook examines ... Continue Reading
Microsoft has added Distributed Transaction Coordinator support, optimized log transport and other features to AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2016. Continue Reading
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The BI Semantic Model and Data Quality Services: These are two of the five SQL Server 2012 BI features that highlight this database release. Continue Reading
Take a look at some HP and Dell SQL Server 2012 data warehouse appliances to see if any might fit your business needs. Continue Reading
In addition to creating tables and adding columns, SQL Server Management Studio Table Designer can also set constraints. Continue Reading