Blair Greenwood

Blair Greenwood is an associate editor for SQL Server Pro, where she extensively covers database administration, development, and business intelligence industry trends and news. Follow her on Twitter at @blair_greenwood and Google+.

Articles by Blair Greenwood
Microsoft Build 2014 attendees
Build 2014: Develop Across Platforms with Universal Windows Apps
At Microsoft's Build 2014 developer conference in San Francisco, the company unveiled universal Windows apps, which makes it easier for developers to target several different Windows devices.
QLogic's FabricCache: Database Industry's First Caching SAN Adapter
QLogic's FabricCache adapter lets users deploy, manage, and transform single-server, captive cache into shared and performance enhancing resource for several different applications that depend on SAN storage.
Predixion Enterprise Insight 3.0 Now Includes More Business Intelligence Features
Predixion Software has released a new version of its business intelligence solution for Microsoft SQL Server, Predixion Enterprise Insight 3.0.
SteelEye DataKeeper Cloud Edition Protects SQL Server Data in Amazon EC2 Environments
SIOS Technology has launched its high-performance data replication solution, SteelEye DataKeeper Cloud Edition, which provides real-time SQL Server data protection in Amazon EC2 environments.
Back Up Your SQL Server Databases with CloudBerry Backup
CloudBerry Backup for SQL Server automates the process of backing up SQL Server databases to more than 15 supported cloud storage platforms, including Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Windows Azure, and more.
Attunity Replicate Now Includes New Data Warehousing Enhancements
The latest version of Attunity Replicate now offers more data warehousing capabilities for Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Get Relevant Data from Panorama Necto Right from Your Mobile Device
Panorama Necto now delivers more corporate business intelligence (BI) and intuitive data discovery capabilities for DBAs in this new release.
Secure Databases Against SQL Injection Attacks with GreenSQL Database Security
GreenSQL's latest version of its security solution for DBAs, GreenSQL Database Security 2.3, now makes it easier to secure databases with the product's configuration enhancements and Amazon cloud compatibility.
Predixion Enterprise Insight Developer Edition Is Now Available for Free
Predixion Software's predictive analytics solution for SQL Server 2012, PowerPivot 2012, and Microsoft Excel 2013 is now available for free.
Idera Releases New Version of Idera Server Backup
Idera has released a new version of its server backup solution, Idera Server Backup 5.0 featuring an easy implementation process.
New Version of Composite Data Virtualization Platform Focuses on Big Data Analytics
Composite Software has released a new version of its Composite Data Virtualization Platform that now addresses data requirements that have stemmed from the exponential growth in big data and analytics.
Melissa Data Launches Data Quality Tools for SQL Server 2012
Melissa Data has launched data quality tools for all SQL Server 2012 editions through SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)and SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition's Data Quality Services.
Delphix Releases New Version of Database Virtualization Platform
Delphix has released a new version of its database virtualization platform, which now includes support for SQL Server and Oracle Real Application Clusters.
Attunity Managed File Transfer for Hadoop Lets Enterprises Tackle Big Data
Attunity's Managed File Transfer for Hadoop lets enterprises collect and transfer Big Data in the cloud and enterprise data centers for business intelligence and data archiving.
NetWrix Releases New Version of SQL Server Change Reporter
NetWrix Releases a new version of its SQL Server Change Reporter for auditing and compliance.
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