Why is Oracle developing free tools for Visual Studio? The answer is in the number of companies managing a mixture of Windows SQL Server and Oracle. Oracle recognizes the growing number of companies standardizing on the .NET platform.
Microsoft plans deployment of Statature’s MDM software across the SQL Server, Business Intelligence (BI) and Microsoft Office SharePoint technology groups to deliver a unified Master Data Management solution.
SQL Sentry announces a competitive upgrade promotion for companies interested in purchasing SQL Sentry Event Manager software. DBAs can trade in any job scheduling, alerting or automation software tool and receive SQL Sentry Event Manager for free.
So what ever happened to “BI for the Masses”? If I had to make a guess after attending last week’s first Business Intelligence Conference put on by Microsoft, I’d say it has become “BI for the Rich Guy.”
SQL Server Magazine conducted its annual salary survey from August 23, 2005, to September 6, 2005. We sent 30,000 invitations to SQL Server professionals who have opted to receive information from the magazine. We promoted the survey in our UPDATE email newsletters and on our Web site. We offered five $100 American Express gift certificates as an incentive to participate in the survey. A total of 775 respondents provided data for the 61-question survey by the close date. 78 percent of respondents subscribe to SQL Server Magazine.
Important post migration tasks are outlined in part III of this series on the steps you'll want to use when demoting an older server and promoting a newer server as part of a SQL Server upgrade or migration....More
Here's Part II of an overview of actual steps you'll want to use when demoting an older server and promoting a newer server as part of a SQL Server upgrade or migration. Part II covers preparing databases for migration, 13 migration steps, and failback tips....More
Get an overview of actual steps you'll want to use when demoting an older server and promoting a newer server as part of a SQL Server upgrade or migration. Part I addresses guiding principles, acceptance testing, and your communication plan....More