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SQL Server Migration Strategies and Planning News
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.
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.
March 22, 2017
So far, data has been left out of the DevOps discussion. But DevOps for databases could grow if tools like Redgate's bundle embedded in Visual Studio 2017 carry through on their promises.
May 25, 2016
Microsoft wants to make Oracle customers an offer they can't refuse: free SQL Server licensing if they switch over. The question is whether or not the deal is as good as it looks.
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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
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Microsoft software licensing can be tough to manage -- so let's analyze some of the different situations for licensing SQL Server 2016 that enterprises will likely face. Continue Reading
Consultant Michael Otey provides a step-by-step guide to upgrading from SQL Server 2014 to the 2016 release using the SQL Server Installation Center and Microsoft's upgrade wizard. Continue Reading
SQL Server licensing is always complicated, and licensing for SQL Server 2016 adds new wrinkles. Expert Michael Otey provides guidance on licensing for different editions and situations. Continue Reading
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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
The increasing need for SQL Server instances is raising costs. Basit Farooq shows you how to control the costs through effective virtualization. Continue Reading
Microsoft is all about the cloud SQL Server 2014, especially if it's Microsoft's own cloud. That's why there is built-in Azure integration. Continue Reading