Visual Studio 2010 includes Entity Framework (EF) 4. Knowing what EF 4 is about and having an idea of how to use it can help you decide whether you want to add EF 4 to you SQL Server development toolkit.
At TechEd 2010 I had the opportunity to talk with several of the development tools vendors. So many vendors mentioned that database design should be in the hands of developers rather than DBAs that it’s looking like a trend. An ominous trend based on the supposition that DBAs don’t really understand coding and the development process....More
Visual Studio 2010 includes Entity Framework (EF) 4. Knowing what EF 4 is about and having an idea of how to use it can help you decide whether you want to add EF 4 to you SQL Server development toolkit....More
Despite similar intentions and high-level goals, the ways in which AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances and AlwaysOn Availability Groups tackle high availability and disaster recovery are quite different....More
While AlwaysOn Availability Groups are a powerful solution that let DBAs tackle both high availability and some disaster recovery concerns from within a single, unified, set of technologies and tooling, AlwaysOn Availability Groups also come with a number of challenges....More
For some businesses, conducting a health check can be cumbersome, time-consuming, and the results, well, frustrating. However, a health check can be easy and rewarding for any business that wants to improve server performance, especially if you take the time to find the right solution provider....More