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May 07, 2019
A raft of expansions across Microsoft's Azure cloud database tier adds capabilities that target high-end workloads and shops that prefer open source options.
February 12, 2019
Cloud data warehouses see serious data transformation work moving to the cloud. Talend's first integration with Stitch, which it recently bought, reflects the trend.
November 30, 2018
Microsoft is updating SQL Server and Azure SQL Database more quickly than it did in the past -- and keeping up with the new releases can be a tough task for DBAs.
November 29, 2018
Microsoft released a second preview of SQL Server 2019 and said users can now run applications in either on-premises SQL Server systems or its Azure SQL Database cloud service.
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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
The SQL Server 2019 release includes new big data integration features, a collection of database engine enhancements and improved Linux and container support. Continue Reading
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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
This year's PASS Summit comes as SQL Server 2019 looms and the cloud becomes a bigger factor. PASS board member Tim Ford talks about key trends ahead of it. Continue Reading
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Microsoft Azure SQL Database compatibility problems disappeared in V12, clearing the path for a SQL database migration to the cloud. Here's how to make the move. Continue Reading
The increasing need for SQL Server instances is raising costs. Basit Farooq shows you how to control the costs through effective virtualization. Continue Reading
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