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 18, 2009
Talk about a win-win. A new book gives DBAs and developers the chance to improve their crafts while donating to a good cause.
- 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 16, 2006
Anthony Politano started out as a DBA but made his way up the business ladder. Here, the keynote speaker at next week's TDWI conference explains how he did it.
- March 01, 2005
The SearchSQLServer.com experts are available to help address your most trying SQL Server problems.
- February 09, 2005
Database architect and college instructor Jorge Batista says hands-on training is always more valuable than the stuff of textbooks.
- January 04, 2005
IT managers who think that their Microsoft certifications give them all the tenure they need are in for a rude awakening. In fact, says author Robin Miller, their pink slips are only a point-and-click away. Learn to use Linux, he said, or ...