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  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Data integration woes here to stay

    At last week's DAMA conference, the experts told DBAs that one way to make data integration problems go away is to play really well with others.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Learning Guide: SQL Server security 2

    SQL Server is known for its ease-of-use and that characteristic is one reason why more and more businesses are choosing Microsoft's DBMS for large-scale implementations. But the default settings that make SQL Server so easy to set up can leave the ...

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    SQL Server security threat: An expert's advice

    Security specialist David Litchfield answers questions for SearchDatabase.com about what he calls the most severe security threat to the SQL Server in its history. Litchfield, Next Generation Security Software co-founder and a frequent guest speaker...

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    IT pros look to dodge data warehousing snafus

    Gartner analysts warned IT pros away from mistakes that are commonly made while building data warehouses at the recent Gartner IT symposium.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Why use stored procedures?

    Stored procedures offer several distinct advantages over embedding queries in your Graphical User Interface (GUI). Your first thought may be: "Why tolerate the added development overhead?" After seeing the advantages, you may change your mind.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Microsoft offers free Yukon samples

    Microsoft today announced the availability of its Best Practices Analyzer, a tool that compares your system to others using proven best practices.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Yukon beta-tester says slower is better

    A sleek interface and newly automated features will make Yukon easier for database administrators to use than prior SQL Server version, according to Randy Dyess, author of "Transact-SQL Language Reference Guide" and founder of the Web site ...

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Beta testers review Yukon's finer points

    Yukon beta testers tell us what they love -- and lost -- in the newest version of SQL Server 2005.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Microsoft: Yukon needs more testing

    Microsoft is delaying the release of its newest SQL Server database until 2005 in order to conduct additional beta tests

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Yukon: Better late than botched

    Since Microsoft put the brakes (again) on its release of SQL Server 2005, code-named Yukon, DBAs and developers have a rare chance to prepare for Microsoft's latest database offering, according to SQL Server expert Greg Robidoux. Robidoux is ...

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Microsoft settles new frontier with Yukon

    Code-named Yukon, Microsoft's newest database release has automated features that make it a new competitive threat to Oracle and IBM.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Security issues delay Yukon

    Security concerns are among the most obvious reasons for the Yukon delay, but analysts say that a larger problem looms just beneath the surface.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Waiting for Yukon

    Waiting for the next version of SQL Server is like waiting for Godot.

  • January 04, 2005 04 Jan'05

    Shun Linux and kiss your job security good-bye, part 1

    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 ...

  • October 18, 2004 18 Oct'04

    SQL Server pros aren't charmed by open source

    Increased competition from open source hasn't affected SQL pros. DBMS shoppers put cost second to features and support --- two areas where some DBAs say open source is deficient.

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