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Nov 18, 2011

The SQL Server 2012 Special Ops Tour: Get Recognized for Your SQL Server Solutions

The SQL Server 2012 Special Ops Tour could come to your city and you could be featured at an event....More
Nov 17, 2011

SQL Server 2012 Release Candidate Offers New Capabilities

Microsoft's SQL Server 2012 Release Candidate 0 is now available for download and include new capabilities over the SQL Server Denali CTP3 release....More
Aug 24, 2011

Being a SQL Server Pro Is Hard Work!3

SQL Server Magazine's print issues have many uses, and in this photo they are used as a cat's bed. Provide your photo caption ideas for a chance to....More
Apr 14, 2011

Marathon EverRun MX 6.0

Marathon's EverRun MX provides multi-server multi-core fault tolerance....More
Mar 10, 2011

Paul Randal and Kimberly L. Tripp Offer an Inside Look at SQL Server Connections

SQL Server Connections is one such event that’s coming up March 27–30th in Orlando, and I thought it would be fun to get a behind the scenes look at....More
Feb 24, 2011

Virtualization and Cloud Computing Are Here to Stay—Get the Training You Need to Keep Up

SQL Server virtualization and cloud computing aren’t going away any time soon, so if I were you, I would take advantage of every opportunity to learn....More
Feb 08, 2011

Michael Otey Dives into SQL Server 2008 R2’s Enterprise Features

Michael Otey dives into SQL Server 2008 R2’s enterprise data access features and how you can use them to effectively manage your SQL Server....More
Jan 21, 2011

SQL Server Backup Fundamentals: Backing Up Databases from the Command Line

Here's a great hands-on video in which SQL Server expert Sean McCown shows you how to backup a database from the command line rather than SQL Server....More
Jan 07, 2011

Wanted: Practical SQL Server Performance Monitoring and Tuning Skills

I recently spoke with Andrew J. Kelly to get a better understanding of what his three-day Practical Performance Monitoring and Tuning Workshop will....More
Dec 31, 2010

SQL Server Expert–Recommended New Year’s Resolutions

Have you considered making resolutions regarding what you’d like to accomplish in your SQL Server environment over the next year? With the New Year....More
Dec 22, 2010

Getting in the Holiday Spirit: Revisiting the Story of DBA Nick

One of my all-time favorite SQL Mag articles was written specifically with holiday fun in mind. Every time I read it I get a big smile on my face,....More
Dec 20, 2010

Recognizing Extraordinary SQL Server Folks: Wendy Pastrick and Lori Edwards

There are many DBAs and developers out there that devote a lot of their personal time to volunteering in the SQL Server community, and these people....More
Dec 16, 2010

Emerging Database Technologies: Jeremiah Peschka and Kevin Kline on NoSQL

NoSQL is a topic that seems to pop up in every conversation about current SQL Server trends....More
Dec 10, 2010

Survey Shows Companies Now Have More SQL Server Databases than Oracle Databases1

If you’d have told a DBA or developer several years ago that companies would be running more SQL Server databases inhouse than any other database....More
Nov 30, 2010

SQL Server 2012 CTP Resources

Haven't had a chance to test out the SQL Server 2012 CTP or just want to learn more about SQL Server 2012''s new features? Here's a list of the....More
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