SQL Server Pro http://sqlmag.com/rss.xml en Configuring R on SQL Server 2016 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/configuring-r-sql-server-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As people look to incorporate R code into their SQL Server environment there are a lot of questions surrounding how it works. &nbsp;As R is very memory intensive, is it possible that people running R code will prevent other processes from running? What processes should be monitored to determine the impact of R code on SQL Server performance? Does the server need to have internet access to run R? Is it possible with R to consume server memory without even loading something onto the server? Why do you have to run R code as an external script within SQL Server?</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/configuring-r-sql-server-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/configuring-r-sql-server-2016#comments SQL Server Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:45:00 +0000 34511 at http://sqlmag.com Top 10 Free SQL Server eBooks http://sqlmag.com/resources/top-10-free-sql-server-ebooks <div class="node-body article-body">Looking for more resources on SQL Server? Explore these top 10 SQL Server ebooks. From Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016 to SQL Server Execution Plans, in this guide you will find ebooks covering the most trending topics on SQL Server. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/resources/top-10-free-sql-server-ebooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2016 Resources Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:15:00 +0000 34561 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft Announces Enterprise Edition Features Across all Editions of SQL Server 2016 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/microsoft-announces-enterprise-edition-features-across-all-editions-sql-server-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Major announcements from Scott Guthrie of Microsoft at the 2016 Connect Conference concerning enterprise edition features availability and SQL Server on Linux.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/microsoft-announces-enterprise-edition-features-across-all-editions-sql-server-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/microsoft-announces-enterprise-edition-features-across-all-editions-sql-server-2016#comments SQL Server 2016 2016 always encrypted connect 2016 docker edition Enterprise in memory oltp linux PolyBase preview SP1 sql sever standard Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:25:00 +0000 34501 at http://sqlmag.com https://www.baboo.com.br/eventos-treinamentos/microsoft-connect-2016-ao-vivo/ ETL in the Cloud with Azure http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-integration-services/etl-cloud-azure <div class="field-byline"> Mark Kromer, Microsoft Azure Cloud Data Solution Architect </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are a few options for using the Azure platform for ETL </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As you transition your data platform into the Cloud, it will be important to consider options for data movement, transformation and aggregation. Let's take a quick look at a few options that enable Cloud ETL in Azure.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-integration-services/etl-cloud-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-integration-services/etl-cloud-azure#comments SQL Server Integration Services Analytics Azure azure data factory Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Professional cloud Cloud BI DataWarehousing elt ETL Machine Learning Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:52:00 +0000 34491 at http://sqlmag.com Logical Query Processing Part 8 : SELECT and ORDER BY http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/logical-query-processing-part-8-select-and-order <div class="node-body article-body">Logical query processing defines the conceptual interpretation of queries. A good understanding of this topic is key to writing correct and robust queries. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/logical-query-processing-part-8-select-and-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/logical-query-processing-part-8-select-and-order#comments SQL Server logical query processing SQL Server sql server 2016 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:46:00 +0000 34481 at http://sqlmag.com Don't Panic: Busting a File Space Myth http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/dont-panic-busting-file-space-myth <div class="node-body article-body">Just because a data file is almost out of space doesn't mean it's going to endure an auto-grow event.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/dont-panic-busting-file-space-myth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/dont-panic-busting-file-space-myth#comments Database Administration auto AutoGrow data file filegroup group grow proportional fill space SQL Mon, 14 Nov 2016 23:12:00 +0000 34461 at http://sqlmag.com Don't Expect Good Decisions from Bad Data http://sqlmag.com/analysis/dont-expect-good-decisions-bad-data <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Bad Data Bad Decisions</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/analysis/dont-expect-good-decisions-bad-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/analysis/dont-expect-good-decisions-bad-data#comments Analysis bad data IoT Machine Learning sentiment analysis Wed, 09 Nov 2016 19:42:00 +0000 34451 at http://sqlmag.com PASS Summit 2016 Women in Technology Luncheon http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/pass-summit-2016-women-technology-luncheon <div class="node-body article-body">Kelly Lockwood Primus, SVP, Strategic Client Solutions at Leading Women, was the keynote speaker at the annual PASS Women in Technology Luncheon that took place at the recent PASS Summit. Her talk was titled Leadership, The Missing 33%TM and Career Success for Women and presented research identifying nine critical differentiators for moving from middle management into senior and executive positions. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/pass-summit-2016-women-technology-luncheon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/pass-summit-2016-women-technology-luncheon#comments SQL Server #sqlsummit PASS SQL technology WIT women Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:50:00 +0000 34441 at http://sqlmag.com <p>Kelly Lockwood Primus talks with attendees right after her discussion at SQL PASS. <a href="https://twitter.com/sqlpass/status/791737136080977921">Image via SQL PASS</a></p> What Every Accidental DBA Needs to Know Now: SQL Server Agent Part 1 - Job Scheduling http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-agent-part-1-job-schedul <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Introduction</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-agent-part-1-job-schedul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-agent-part-1-job-schedul#comments Database Administration Job schedule sql server agent Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:58:00 +0000 34351 at http://sqlmag.com One Month Free Trial for Azure Data Warehouse http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/one-month-free-trial-azure-data-warehouse <div class="node-body article-body">Looking to test out Microsoft Azure Data Warehouse? How about doing so for free for one month?</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/one-month-free-trial-azure-data-warehouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/one-month-free-trial-azure-data-warehouse#comments Business Intelligence Azure cloud datawarehouse free Microsoft warehouse Wed, 02 Nov 2016 03:45:00 +0000 34341 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft Announces Azure Analysis Services Preview at PASS Summit 2016 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-azure-analysis-services-preview-pass-summit-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The PASS Summit - the largest conference for Microsoft Data Professionals - kicked off the 2016 event in Seattle today with a number of exciting announcements; including news about Analysis Services availability on the Azure cloud platform.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-azure-analysis-services-preview-pass-summit-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-azure-analysis-services-preview-pass-summit-2016#comments SQL Server Analysis Services Azure PASS Thu, 27 Oct 2016 03:13:00 +0000 34301 at http://sqlmag.com At SQL PASS, a vision of analyzing any data, anywhere, by anyone http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-pass-vision-analyzing-any-data-anywhere-anyone <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> The democratization of analytics means more opportunities in the SQL world </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's a lot of news coming out of SQL PASS Summit 2016, and the annual gathering only just begun. At the keynote, Joseph Sirosh, corporate vice president of Microsoft's data group, gave a whirlwind tour of a number of key items, ranging from a new version (and new name) for Microsoft's Cognitive Toolkit to free month-long test drives of Azure SQL Data Warehouse.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-pass-vision-analyzing-any-data-anywhere-anyone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-pass-vision-analyzing-any-data-anywhere-anyone#comments SQL Server Thu, 27 Oct 2016 03:02:00 +0000 34331 at http://sqlmag.com Azure SQL Data Warehouse free — for a month http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/azure-sql-data-warehouse-free-month <div class="field-deck"> Take Azure SQL Data Warehouse for a spin risk free with new trial program </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Who doesn&#39;t like getting something free? At SQL PASS Summit 2016, Microsoft announced free month-long trials of&nbsp;SQL Data Warehouse between now and December 31, 2016.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/azure-sql-data-warehouse-free-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/azure-sql-data-warehouse-free-month#comments SQL Server Wed, 26 Oct 2016 21:37:00 +0000 34321 at http://sqlmag.com <p>Image licensed under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">Creative Commons</a> by&nbsp;<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/f-r-a-n-k/225761539">Frank Hebbert</a>.</p> At SQL PASS 2016, Microsoft releases beta of Cognitive Toolkit 2.0 http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/sql-pass-2016-microsoft-releases-beta-cognitive-toolkit-20 <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Satya Nadella's vision for Microsoft: Be the "Gutenberg Press" of the AI age </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>At SQL PASS Summit 2016, Microsoft&#39;s been making a number of announcements that go beyond SQL and into the future of how data is analyzed. One of those announcements:&nbsp;Joseph Sirosh&#39;s unveiling of the beta of&nbsp;Cognitive Toolkit 2.0, <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/ignite/microsoft-ignite-satya-nadella-positioning-microsoft-be-gutenberg-press-ai-age">one piece of Satya Nadella&#39;s vision for Microsoft to be the Gutenberg press of the AI age</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/sql-pass-2016-microsoft-releases-beta-cognitive-toolkit-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/sql-pass-2016-microsoft-releases-beta-cognitive-toolkit-20#comments Business Intelligence Cognitive Toolkit Cognitive Toolkit 2.0 Machine Learning Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:51:00 +0000 34311 at http://sqlmag.com <p>As Microsoft&#39;s demos have shown, the powers of machine learning are almost unlimited, from curing challenging diseases to identifying what kind of pupper that is.</p> Sending Results of DBCC CHECKDB SQL Agent Job Via Email http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sending-results-dbcc-checkdb-sql-agent-job-email <div class="node-body article-body">Sending the results of DBCC CHECKDB is not too difficult but there is a couple of things that, if you've not dealt with before, will serve as issues with successfully architecting a solution.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sending-results-dbcc-checkdb-sql-agent-job-email" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sending-results-dbcc-checkdb-sql-agent-job-email#comments Database Administration DBCC CHECKDB Email results SQL Agent job Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:44:00 +0000 34241 at http://sqlmag.com At SQL PASS 2016, Microsoft unveils public preview of Azure Analysis Services http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/sql-pass-2016-microsoft-unveils-public-preview-azure-analysis-services <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Self service BI, now as a service </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As <a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-pass-2016-preview">Michael Otey&nbsp;noted last week</a>, there&#39;s a lot going on at SQL PASS this year. One of the big announcements:&nbsp;Azure Analysis Services public preview.</p> <p>Initially available in&nbsp;South-Central US and West Europe regions,&nbsp;Azure Analysis Services lets developers spin up new servers in seconds and can pull and analyze data from a variety of cloud and on-premise sources.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/sql-pass-2016-microsoft-unveils-public-preview-azure-analysis-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/sql-pass-2016-microsoft-unveils-public-preview-azure-analysis-services#comments Business Intelligence Azure Azure Analysis Services Business Intelligence Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:31:00 +0000 34291 at http://sqlmag.com SQL PASS 2016 Preview http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-pass-2016-preview <div class="field-deck"> What's happening at next week's SQL PASS 2016 Summit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What's happening at this year's SQL PASS 2016 conference</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-pass-2016-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-pass-2016-preview#comments SQL Server SQL PASS Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:30:00 +0000 34261 at http://sqlmag.com How to Set Up SQL Server Database Mail in One Easy Script http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/how-set-sql-server-database-mail-one-easy-script <div class="node-body article-body">Database Mail in Microsoft SQL Server allows for messaging to occur between SQL Server and anyone with a valid email address. It can be daunting to set up through SQL Server Management Studio but by using the SQL Server Template in this article you'll find you can do so in just a few minutes.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/how-set-sql-server-database-mail-one-easy-script" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/how-set-sql-server-database-mail-one-easy-script#comments Database Administration Database Mail how to setup SQL Server Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +0000 34231 at http://sqlmag.com Logical Query Processing Part 7: GROUP BY and HAVING http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/logical-query-processing-part-7-group-and-having <div class="node-body article-body">This article continues the series about logical query processing, which describes the logical, or conceptual, interpretation of queries.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/logical-query-processing-part-7-group-and-having" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/logical-query-processing-part-7-group-and-having#comments SQL Server group by having logical query processing SQL Server sql server 2016 Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:27:00 +0000 34221 at http://sqlmag.com What Every Accidental DBA Needs to Know Now: Basics of SQL Security http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-basics-sql-security <div class="node-body article-body">Congratulations you're now a DBA! What do you need to know about security for SQL Server? Read on and find out.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-basics-sql-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-basics-sql-security#comments Database Security Database Administration DBA login role schema security SQL Server user Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:27:00 +0000 34031 at http://sqlmag.com SmartStack Interactive Video http://sqlmag.com/resources/smartstack-interactive-video <div class="node-body article-body">Download this guide and learn how SmartStack for SQL Server 2014/2016 allows organizations to maintain pace with the exponential growth of data and volumes while consolidating the SQL Server environment.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/resources/smartstack-interactive-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cisco SQL Server 2005 SQL Server Resources Sat, 01 Oct 2016 20:38:00 +0000 34281 at http://sqlmag.com Modernize Your Data Center with SmartStack for Microsoft SQL Server 2014/2016 http://sqlmag.com/resources/modernize-your-data-center <div class="node-body article-body">Download this guide and learn how SmartStack for SQL Server 2014/2016 allows organizations to maintain pace with the exponential growth of data and volumes while consolidating the SQL Server environment.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/resources/modernize-your-data-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cisco SQL Server 2005 SQL Server Resources Sat, 01 Oct 2016 20:38:00 +0000 34271 at http://sqlmag.com Cisco Migration Kit For Microsoft SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/resources/cisco-migration-kit-microsoft-sql-server <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft SQL Server 2005 reached end of support on April 12, 2016, the time has never been better to upgrade.</p> <p>Download this Migration Kit for Microsoft SQL Server and learn how to:</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/resources/cisco-migration-kit-microsoft-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cisco SQL Server 2005 SQL Server Resources Sat, 01 Oct 2016 20:38:00 +0000 34111 at http://sqlmag.com An Overview of SQL Server 2016 Licensing http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/overview-sql-server-2016-licensing <div class="node-body article-body">Licensing is always one of the more confusing aspects of any product, and SQL Server 2016 is no exception to that rule. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the SQL Server 2016 editions and licensing models, as well as examine how licensing works in virtualization and high-availability scenarios.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/overview-sql-server-2016-licensing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/overview-sql-server-2016-licensing#comments Scaling for Success with SQL Server in 2016 HPE HPE Superdome X Microsoft SQL Server sql server 2016 Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:44:00 +0000 34101 at http://sqlmag.com The HPE Superdome X Gen9 Provides Significant Performance Boost over Predecessor http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-superdome-x-gen9-provides-significant-performance-boost-over-pre <div class="node-body article-body">HPE designed the Superdome X line as an enterprise-class server platform from the get-go, and the company has continued to evolve the system ever since. For example, the new Gen 9-based Superdome X provides significant performance increases over the Gen 8 version.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-superdome-x-gen9-provides-significant-performance-boost-over-pre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-superdome-x-gen9-provides-significant-performance-boost-over-pre#comments Scaling for Success with SQL Server in 2016 HPE HPE Superdome X Microsoft virtualization Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:38:00 +0000 34051 at http://sqlmag.com What Every Accidental DBA Needs to Know Now: SQL Server Configuration Manger http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-configuration-manger <div class="node-body article-body">The SQL Server Configuration Manager is an critical but often overlooked application for proper SQL Server instance management and, well, "configuration". In Tim Ford's continuing series aimed at the Accidental Database Administrator he takes time to explain the basics of this tool, its use, and its features.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-configuration-manger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-configuration-manger#comments Database Security accidental dba configuration manager Database Administrator SQL Server Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:59:00 +0000 34021 at http://sqlmag.com T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2016 http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/t-sql-enhancements-sql-server-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The relational database engine and T-SQL are the core of SQL Server 2016. T-SQL is used for both SQL Server management as well as stored procedures, triggers, functions and application development. As you might expect with a new release, Microsoft has made many significant enhancements to T-SQL with SQL Server 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/t-sql-enhancements-sql-server-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/t-sql-enhancements-sql-server-2016#comments Scaling for Success with SQL Server in 2016 HPE Superdome X Microsoft T-SQL T-SQL code Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:55:00 +0000 34011 at http://sqlmag.com The HPE Superdome X in Today’s Modern Data Center http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-superdome-x-today-s-modern-data-center <div class="node-body article-body">The data center today is vastly different from the data center of a few years ago. Back then, there tended to be one server per workload, and IT needed to manage a multitude of servers. This model was eventually replaced by virtualization, and many more server systems were consolidated. In today’s data center, workloads are shifted based on response to workloads, and the degree of server consolidation is higher than ever.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-superdome-x-today-s-modern-data-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-superdome-x-today-s-modern-data-center#comments Scaling for Success with SQL Server in 2016 HPE HPE Superdome X Microsoft SQL Server sql server 2016 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:58:00 +0000 34001 at http://sqlmag.com Power BI Desktop “Publish to Pyramid Server” Button http://sqlmag.com/blog/power-bi-desktop-publish-pyramid-server-button <div class="node-body blog-body">Many organizations today cannot use public cloud solutions because of security concerns, administrative challenges and functional limitations. However, they still need a centralized platform where end users can conduct self-service analytics in an IT-enabled environment.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/power-bi-desktop-publish-pyramid-server-button" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/power-bi-desktop-publish-pyramid-server-button#comments SQL Server cloud cloud Pyramid Analytics Pyramid Analytics security security SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs Fri, 16 Sep 2016 01:07:00 +0000 33991 at http://sqlmag.com New Features in SQL Server 2016 PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/new-features-sql-server-2016-powershell <div class="node-body article-body">PowerShell has become an important management option for SQL Server professionals. While the initial implementation didn’t support all of the different SQL Server management features, Microsoft has been rapidly evolving SQL Server’s PowerShell support. Now, almost all SQL Server management functions are supported by PowerShell.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/new-features-sql-server-2016-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/new-features-sql-server-2016-powershell#comments Scaling for Success with SQL Server in 2016 HPE Microsoft PowerShell SQL Server sql server 2016 Superdome X Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:17:00 +0000 33981 at http://sqlmag.com