Well-designed indexes are an important part of database optimization because they are the key factor in achieving optimal query performance and response... Tip | SearchSQLServer.com
A public preview is now available for GeoFlow, a 3-D mapping tool that will be an add-on to Microsoft Excel 2013, and which can turn SQL Server data into three-dimensional graphs and animations.
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Management tools play a vital role in enterprise database management. This is because the well-integrated tools extend the administrator's capabilities, whereas a random collection of tools can lead to confusion, operational mistakes, high... Tip | SearchSQLServer.com
What do you do when you've found the perfect solution to your problem, but it's no longer supported?
This was the issue that faced the City of Aurora, Colo. Longtime users of the PolyServe file... Feature | SearchSQLServer.com
No longer are enterprise customers confined to one flavor of Enterprise Edition. Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition now gives you two... Photo Story | SearchSQLServer.com
Database size is increasing across businesses all over the world, and as a database administrator (DBA) one should make sure that database backups are completed on time.
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Virtualization is a hot trend in the computing world, offering businesses substantial cost and performance benefits that include server consolidation, reducing power consumption and the effortless creation of virtual development and test... Tip | SearchSQLServer.com
As the databases behind websites and applications become bigger and busier, application architects and developers often need to figure out very quickly how to scale the database before the application becomes unusable under heavy... Tip | SearchSQLServer.com
One of the greatest challenges with scaling out SQL Server is selecting the right option when a database needs to scale. When a database or a set of databases behind an application becomes more heavily used, database architects and developers... Tip | SearchSQLServer.com
Virtual servers have been around for several years and the technology has matured a lot. A few years ago, hardcore database administrators (DBAs) were extremely... Tip | SearchSQLServer.com