William Zack is a consultant, developer, and author of several computer books. He is also founder and chairman of the New York Enterprise Windows User Group and co-moderator of the New York .NET Developers Group.
SQL Server Service Broker lets internal or external database-related processes send messages to and receive them from each other, providing a valuable way to implement database-oriented middleware and distributed database applications.
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
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
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