SQL Server Career Advice
- March 16, 2016
Microsoft put aside its rocky relationship with open source and will release SQL Server on Linux in mid-2017. This won't be a simple process, but it could net Microsoft new customers.
- May 07, 2015
Microsoft's recent acquisition of Revolution Analytics could go a long way in solidifying the R language's hold on analytical solutions.
- November 25, 2014
Many DBAs have to work more and more nights and weekends to fulfill zero-downtime demands. But tools for monitoring and managing SQL Server might free up some of that time.
- June 27, 2012
Our associate editor, Lena J. Weiner, went to a jam session at Microsoft TechEd on a specific quest: to prove that geeks are the biggest party animals. Read this article to see what she discovered.
- June 11, 2012
Knowing your way around the monstrous Microsoft show isn’t always easy, but three show veterans give their take on what works.
- August 01, 2010
Not all certs are created equal, but changes to Microsoft’s certification track over the past few years have left some database professionals curious about what to pursue.
- November 02, 2009
Business intelligence could prove to be an ideal specialty for SQL Server DBAs who feel like they've hit a wall with their current jobs.
- February 09, 2005
Database architect and college instructor Jorge Batista says hands-on training is always more valuable than the stuff of textbooks.