Jayleen Heft

Jayleen
Heft
Former Editor, Web Content Manager,
SQL Server Pro

Jayleen is the former SQL Server Pro editor and web content manager. Responsibilities included writing, managing the SQL Server Pro website, and working with authors to acquire and edit technical SQL Server articles. She also handled SQL Server training development and management for web seminars, virtual trade shows, and the IT/Dev Connections Conference. In addition, Jayleen managed the SQL Server Pro social media accounts including Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Articles
Actifio 6.1 Delivers Advanced Integration with SQL Server and Hyper-V Environments
At PASS Summit 2014, Actifio, a copy data virtualization company, announced new platform features for enterprise users of SQL Server and Hyper-V environments.
New, Free SQL Server Index Maintenance Solution: Minion Reindex
Index maintenance is critical to database performance, yet a huge number of shops don't have a decent solution in place. The MidnightDBA team has announced the release of Minion Reindex, a new, free index maintenance solution for SQL Server.
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Goodbye Big Data, Hello All Data?
Big Data doesn't really mean anything. With SQL Server 2014 and the democratization of data, it appears that "traditional data" and Big Data are merging.
2015 IT/Dev Connections Sept.14-18 at Las Vegas ARIA
We are excited to announce that IT/Dev Connections 2015 will take place September 14-18, 2015 at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas!
IdeaXchange
Welcome to the IdeaXchange Community 1
IdeaXchange is a community devoted to sharing and expanding expertise and knowledge across the SQL Server technology market.
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A Look at SQL Server and Data-Related Salaries in 2015
Citing current business trends, the Robert Half Technology 2015 Salary Guide indicates specialized IT professionals in mobile, security, and big data will be especially in demand during 2015.
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Emerging Data Culture Makes it an Exciting Time to Be a SQL Server DBA
Never before has it felt like SQL Server was on the leading edge of technology. But now, SQL Server 2014, and some of the new ancillary tools, have really changed that in the past year.
SQL Server 2008 SP4 and SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 Released
Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 SP4 and SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 for all customers with existing SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 deployments.
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Take the 2014 IT Skills and Salary Survey
Please take a few minutes to complete the 2014 IT Skills and Salary Survey! The survey will be open until October 24. We will start sharing insights in November and will publish the full survey results in early 2015.
GenesisOne's T-SQL Source Code Unscrambler
T-SQL Unscrambler Automatically Documents Legacy Code for SQL Server
GenesisOne has released version 2 of its T-SQL Source Source Code Unscrambler—the industry's first tool to read SQL code and automatically create professional, data-flow documentation without altering the code in any way.
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10 Resources for Tackling SQL Server Errors
Check out these 10 helpful resources for addressing SQL Server errors.
IdeaXchange: What It Means for SQL Server Pro
IdeaXchange is a user-first, user-generated content offering available to SQL Server Pro's readers. Here's what it means for readers..
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SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update 3 Now Available
Microsoft has released the cumulative update package 3 (Build number: 12.0.2402.0) for SQL Server 2014.
10 SQL Server Indexing Essentials
Great tips for proper SQL Server indexing to make a sluggish database perform better.
SQL Server Migration Assistant for Oracle
SQL Server Migration Assistant v6.0 for Oracle Available
The latest version of SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA), a free tool from Microsoft that simplifies the database migration process from Oracle to SQL Server and Azure SQL DB, is now available for download.

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Dec 16, 2014
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Eight SQL Server Signs the Illuminati Exist

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Dec 2, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 16: Job Synchronization Checkup Logic

With Linked Servers configured to allow cross-host or cross-box communication between the servers you’re using to host your AlwaysOn Availability Groups, it’s time to start looking at some scripts that can be used to regularly check whether or not SQL Server Agent jobs are correctly synchronized across all servers in your topology....More
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Nov 18, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 15: Setting Up Linked Servers

Learn about setting up Linked Server definitions to let two (or more) servers in an AlwaysOn Availability Group talk to each other and check up on job statuses of jobs running on each other....More
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