Having recently spent time with the Microsoft Power BI engineering team, I can share that they are indeed thinking mobile-first (unlike Microsoft BI of the past), have set high goals, and are sensitive to existing customer needs....More
Microsoft Azure provides a whole new way to manage your data. Rather than having to buy expensive hardware and install SQL Server, you can spin up a new Microsoft Azure VM in a matter of minutes....More
One simple solution you can employ to avoid running a query against the wrong instance, is altering the code that populates each and every New Query window that is populated in SSMS, the default query....More
Microsoft seems to be bent on marginalizing SQL Server Standard Edition—both in the sense of the artificial constraints placed upon how much memory it can use, and in terms of what seems to be a shift in focus on the role of Standard Edition from Microsoft....More
When DBAs and SysAdmins learn the ins-and-outs of AlwaysOn Availability Groups, they’re then able to address high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single interface or set of tooling, thus providing better scalability of management....More
In this new eLearning course, Andrew Kelly will teach you fundamentals of proper configuration of SQL Server and the factors to consider when creating databases that will help your instance scale and perform as demand increases.
July 29th at 11am ET
Join our Virtual Trade Show to learn how holistic IT security -- coupled with identity management -- can mitigate risk as your workforce adopts anywhere, anytime communication and collaboration.
-- Retail Hacks – Lessons Learned for All (Orin Thomas)
--SaaS and IAM: Killer Combo? (Sean Deuby)
--Cloud SLAs and Security: What to Look For (Orin Thomas)