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January 17, 2018
Microsoft has responded to the Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities with patches and other fixes. But IT teams need to sort out SQL Server performance issues they may create.
September 26, 2017
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 becomes available in October. In addition to a version that runs on Linux, new features include support for Python-based analytics.
April 28, 2016
Two database experts explain how to take advantage of the opportunity created by SQL Server 2005 end of life and how to build a better database.
February 02, 2016
Microsoft offers a simpler way to configure SQL Server on an Azure virtual machine. Added automation should help speed up the connecting and provisioning process.
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Navigating the new world of containers might seem daunting, but the examples outlined here will walk you through the process of creating and managing containers for SQL Server. Continue Reading
With the official release of SQL Server 2016, the upgrade process is starting. Find out if you're a SQL Server 2016 expert or if you still need to learn about SQL Server 2016 new features. Continue Reading
SQL Server 2016 is being released on June 1, 2016. Learn about Stretch Database, PolyBase, changes to In-Memory OLTP, and other new and updated features in this Essential Guide. Continue Reading
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SQL Server is undergoing new changes, as Microsoft prepares to release the 2019 version of the database software. Other changes are also on tap for SQL Server users. Continue Reading
SQL Server 2019 includes welcome new features, particularly updates to its indexing and high availability capabilities and added SQL Server on Linux functionality. Continue Reading
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Tuning database performance is a complex process, but consultant Joey D'Antoni details a list of SQL Server performance tuning best practices that can make it easier. Continue Reading
The cloud isn't immune to system failures. You can increase database uptime and prevent data losses with these high availability best practices for SQL Server in the cloud. Continue Reading
Docker containers can make the SQL Server deployment process more efficient and flexible. Here's what they are and how to get started on creating containers for SQL Server databases. Continue Reading
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Asante and Eversheds both cut SQL Server licensing costs using the new DH2i container management software, DxEnterprise. DH2i plans to compete with Microsoft. Continue Reading
Basit Farooq provides five tips for SQL Server users, from avoiding a hardware performance bottleneck to dealing with database design. Continue Reading
Virtualizing SQL Server is a good idea for many IT shops, but it's not for everyone. Robert Sheldon explains when it might not be a good choice. Continue Reading