Larry Barnes

Larry Barnes is the director of Business Intelligence (BI) for the Avanade East Region practice, a Microsoft/Accenture joint venture that delivers Microsoft-centric solutions. He is an MCSD, an MSCE, and an MCT, and he is the coauthor of SQL Server 7 Data Warehousing (Osborne/McGraw-Hill)).

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Apr 15, 2014
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Save Thousands in Licensing Costs for SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
Apr 8, 2014
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NoSQL: Eventual Consistency Yields Major Flaws

While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More
Apr 1, 2014
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SQL Server 2014 Now Available—No Joke

Initial word on the street is that SQL Server 2014 has been very stable so far—which is probably why it went to release so quickly and bypassed what would typically have been another pre-release....More
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