• March 21, 2005 21 Mar'05

    Step 1: Map your network

    Learn how to prepare a set of IP address ranges to scan for SQL Server instances in this SQL Server patch management guide.

  • March 15, 2005 15 Mar'05

    Security is the catch word for SQL Server's sequel

    Microsoft's newest relational database management system will ship later this year with several new capabilities, as well as a heftier price tag than its predecessor.

  • March 09, 2005 09 Mar'05

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  • March 02, 2005 02 Mar'05

    Date defends relational model

    Chris Date, a renowned proponent of the relational model, takes on SQL, XML and all things object-oriented in a fiesty keynote address at the DAMA symposium this week.

  • March 01, 2005 01 Mar'05

    Meet the expert panel

    The experts are available to help address your most trying SQL Server problems.

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  • March 01, 2005 01 Mar'05

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  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Web services, BI fuel DBA job market

    Get the scoop on a group of highly specialized areas that are breathing some new life into a tired DBA job market.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Eight steps to BI success

    The Data Warehousing Institute has a suggested program for reaching business intelligence (BI) goals. It involves taking eight careful steps, and lowering overall expectations.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Finding business intelligence in chaos: Data Warehousing and the unstructured data problem

    Learn how to overcome the challenges of storing and analyzing unstructured and semi-structured data in a data warehouse. Listen to the archived version of this webcast, originally broadcast on Tuesday, April 9, 2002 at 01:00 PM EDT (15:00 GMT), with...

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    SQL Server security tips, part 2

    Today SQL Server security expert Greg Robidoux wraps up his Top 10 list of ways to keep your Microsoft database safe.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Microsoft hypes BI, adds reporting tools for end users

    Microsoft is putting reporting tools into the hands of end users by adding features from newly acquired BI software vendor ActiveViews. But some DBAs say giving more power to the end users could cause problems.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Critical success factors for data warehousing projects

    By knowing the critical success factors of a data warehouse or data mining project, the project manager is able to focus on what absolutely has to be in place for the project to be successful.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Calculating ROI for the data warehouse

    Data warehouse managers having a tough time justifying the strategic concept to company CEOs can use ROI formulas to prove their case.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Q&A: Tips for making data warehouses manageable

    New technologies are allowing companies to gather more and more data at lightning speeds, and that means data warehouses are becoming overburdened and inefficient, according to Craig Mullins, director of technology planning at BMC Software Inc. ...