SQL Server Migration Strategies and Planning

  • January 13, 2010 13 Jan'10

    CTP released for MySQL migration toolkit

    A new download from Microsoft could make life easier for IT shops considering a database migration from MySQL to SQL Server.

  • January 04, 2010 04 Jan'10

    SQL Azure officially becomes paid service

    Customers can now upgrade their CTP accounts to new paid subscriptions of Microsoft's cloud-based database service.

  • November 02, 2009 02 Nov'09

    PASS Summit 2009 Preview

    Learn what the hot topics will be at this year's PASS conference, with speaker interviews, product news and more.

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    Are data warehouses made for the cloud?

    Cost and scalability benefits might make data warehousing seem like a perfect fit for cloud computing, but storage limitations with Azure could slow deployments.

  • October 19, 2009 19 Oct'09

    Q&A: Moving forward with SQL Server in the cloud

    DBAs and developers have concerns about cloud computing , but enhancements to Microsoft's SQL Azure Database could ease those worries.

  • July 14, 2006 14 Jul'06

    Best practices for improved database management

    The best practices for improved database management include a combination of the right people, processes and products.

  • May 04, 2006 04 May'06

    Q&A: What's new in SQL Server 2005 SP1

    SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 offers DBAs production-ready Database Mirroring, SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence support, Full-Text support and additional features to ease the pains of fully utilizing the new DBMS. We recently asked Microsoft ...

  • January 18, 2006 18 Jan'06

    Oracle patches 82 critical flaws

    Attackers could exploit the latest Oracle vulnerabilities to access sensitive information, overwrite files or launch SQL injection attacks in numerous applications, including PeopleSoft and JD Edwards.

  • December 12, 2005 12 Dec'05

    Are single-platform databases in your future?

    As databases become more alike and all of them have the capability to pull data from multiple sources, dare to be different! Moving everything to a single platform can make things less complicated.

  • August 25, 2005 25 Aug'05

    SQL Server Express a sign of LAMP's success

    Microsoft's release of SQL Server Express is being seen as further evidence that the LAMP stack is having a major impact.

  • June 08, 2005 08 Jun'05

    SQL Server's reporting tool goes across the board 2

    While announcing when SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 will ship, Microsoft senior vice president Paul Flessner also outlined plans for tools, previews and editions of the company's database management platform.

  • May 02, 2005 02 May'05

    Fixes, features added to SQL Server tool

    An update for Microsoft's SQL Server Reporting Services breaks from the software company's typical routine for service packs.

  • April 08, 2005 08 Apr'05

    Step 5: Deploy hotfixes

    Learn how to deploy hotfixes in this SQL Server patch management guide.

  • April 08, 2005 08 Apr'05

    Step-by-Step Guide: How to patch SQL Server, part 2

    This guide will walk you through SQL Server patch deployment and the various patching options available to you.

  • March 21, 2005 21 Mar'05

    Step-by-Step Guide: How to patch SQL Server

    So you've decided to secure your SQL Server infrastructure and you don't know where to start. This first guide in a two-part series on SQL Server patch deployment will help you track down those pesky servers before getting them properly patched.