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10/31/2011 - 1:42pm
Is SQL University's professional development week as cool as Shark Week?
I’m honored to be part of the the SQL University community project this week. Mike Walsh and I will be exploring topics related to professional....
10/29/2011 - 4:57am
Where Are Your Goals Taking You?
Your life is truly like a rudderless ship on the ocean if you have no plans. But at the same time, the best captain can lose their rudder from time....
10/27/2011 - 12:10pm
What's the difference between a choice and a mistake?
Do you care about leadership? Do you care about moving your career forward in a positive way? Then pay attention to this advice. Choose to stop....
03/21/2011 - 9:22am
Magic Quadrant Reveals Users Want Mobile BI Platforms
Gartner released its 2011 Business Intelligence Platform Magic Quadrant that lists vendors that should be considered when selecting a business....
01/28/2011 - 12:46pm
Stacia Misner on How Managed Self-Service BI Overcomes Traditional BI Shortcomings
Like any new SQL Server technology, managed self-service BI raises some questions for BI pros, DBAs, and developers. Is managed self-service going to....
01/28/2011 - 6:00am
What is the Best Value for the Fill Factor? Index, Fill Factor and Performance, Part 2
Pinal Dave explains the optimal value of the fill factor with detailed explanation....
01/20/2011 - 6:00am
What is Fill Factor? Index, Fill Factor and Performance, Part 1
In this part 1 of 2 part series about Fill Factor Pinal Dave discussed what is fill factor and how to take a quick look at it....
01/19/2011 - 3:29pm
HP and Microsoft Announce New Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Appliances
Today, Microsoft and HP announced the availability of five new converged appliances—the HP Business Decision Appliance, the HP Enterprise Data....
01/13/2011 - 5:11am
Quick Look at SQL Server Configuration for Performance Indications
Quick Look at SQL Server Configuration which gives indication for performance of Server. A notes from performance tuning project from client....
01/04/2011 - 8:02am
Beginning Performance Tuning with SQL Server
Pinal provides a look at the SQL Server Management tools and a T-SQL command that he uses for performance tuning....
12/29/2010 - 1:59pm
Resources Highlight SQL Server Denali’s New and Improved SSIS Features
The latest version of SQL Server, code-named Denali, includes many new and improved features and tools, but I’ve been most interested in the changes....
11/09/2010 - 9:00am
SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse Edition Released to Manufacturing
At PASS Summit 2010, Microsoft announced it's new Massively Parallel Processor (MPP) data warehousing appliance, SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data....
09/22/2010 - 3:04pm
Logi Ad Hoc Releases Ad Hoc Version 10
Logi Ad Hoc has released Ad Hoc Version 10, a self-service BI application that lets business users create reports and dashboards....
09/20/2010 - 9:33am
Stacia Misner Discusses SSRS 2008 R2’s Lesser-Known Features
Stacia Misner talks about a handful of SSRS 2008 R2's lesser-known new features, including Excel rendering, shared data sets, and more....
08/03/2010 - 10:39am
Beta for New Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Announced
LightSwitch is a developer tool based on .NET that “will be the easiest way to build business applications for the desktop and the cloud,” according....
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