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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.
April 11, 2012
SQL Server 2012 is here, and the Apache Hadoop integration is making the biggest wave, according to some users.
March 14, 2012
With SQL Server 2012 released in a “virtual launch” this month, Microsoft data platform specialist Mark Kromer tells us what his favorite features of the new release are.
March 02, 2012
Better SQL Server scalability and lower costs have furthered Microsoft’s reach in recent years, industry observers say, and that’s good, because the competition is big and knows the turf well.
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Robert Sheldon explains the new subscription model for Azure SQL Database coming out in 2015. The new model will have three service tiers -- basic, standard and premium. It will also have performance levels for each tier. Continue Reading
Robert Sheldon explains the history of in-memory technology from the xVelocity in-memory analysis engine to the memory-optimized columnstore index. Continue Reading
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With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN. Continue Reading
Epworth Healthcare and Vecima Networks are very different companies, but they both chose to use DH2i's DxConsole -- for very different reasons. Continue Reading
Vecima Networks and Epworth HealthCare go through their separate checklists to pick their server application virtualization program -- DxConsole. Continue Reading
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Don Jones explains why Microsoft SQL Server Express can be more dangerous than you'd think and why it might be worth it to invest in the paid edition. Continue Reading
Basit Farooq provides five tips for SQL Server users, from avoiding a hardware performance bottleneck to dealing with database design. Continue Reading
Learning how technology affects the business will boost any SQL Server DBA resume out there, according to consultant Chris Presley. Continue Reading
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups gets improvements in SQL Server 2014, from clustering to the cloud. Continue Reading
If you decide to run SQL Server in a hosted environment, how can you make sure it will operate smoothly? Read this tip to find out. Continue Reading
SQL Server scalability brings with it many questions, but prime among them is this: Should you buy more servers or bulk up the ones you have? Continue Reading