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Jul 12, 2010

Microsoft to Host PDC 2010 in Redmond

The Professional Development Conference (PDC) will be held this year on October 28 and 29 in Redmond Washington on the Microsoft Campus....More
Jun 29, 2010

Getting Started with Microsoft’s BI Stack

Implementing business intelligence (BI) in your database environment can be an overwhelming process. Not only do you have all that data to manage,....More
Jun 07, 2010

Database Automation Software Lets DBAs Skip the Scripts

GridApp Clarity 6.5 database automation software uses a model-driven approach rather than scripts to automate processes and activities....More
May 20, 2010

New Offering from Embarcadero: XE Database Products

Embarcadero has unveiled its new XE branded database products. The company says that the new line of Embarcadero XE products features native support....More
May 11, 2010

NovaView Expands Microsoft PowerPivot

Panorama Software announced NovaView for PowerPivot, a business intelligence (BI) suite built on top of the Microsoft PowerPivot platform. Panorama....More
May 03, 2010

Expert Answers Commonly Asked Questions About PowerShell

Got a PowerShell question? New FAQs page might help you find the answer....More
Apr 23, 2010

expressor 2.2 Offers Enhanced Data Integration Performance and Connectivity1

A 2.2 release is often thought of as a minor release. However, expressor semantic data integration system 2.2 not only adds support for the latest....More
Apr 21, 2010

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2008 R2 to Manufacturing

SQL Server 2008 R2 has been released to manufacturing. Read this blog entry to get more information about the release dates and SQL Server 2008 R2's....More
Apr 21, 2010

Twitterview: Microsoft’s Donald Farmer on SQL Server 2008 R2

Last week, Microsoft’s Donald Farmer answered SQL Server 2008 R2 questions via Twitter. In case you missed the Twitterview, here’s what Donald had to....More
Apr 19, 2010

New Blog Aimed at "Second Generation" of PowerShell Users

If you currently use Windows PowerShell or you're thinking of doing so, you might want to check out Don Jones' new "PowerShell With A Purpose" blog....More
Apr 16, 2010

Heterogeneous Data Replication Without the Learning Curve

Attunity CDC Suite for SSIS, a heterogeneous data replication product, fully integrates with SQL Server Analysis Services and Business Intelligence....More
Apr 09, 2010

Lyzasoft Enhances Data Collaboration Tool

Lyzasoft has announced Lyza 2.0. This version lets groups within an enterprise synthesize data from many sources, visually analyze the data, and....More
Apr 05, 2010

Get Your SQL Server Questions Answered by Microsoft’s Donald Farmer

SQL Server Magazine will be hosting its first Twitterview on Wednesday, April 14 at 9:30 a.m. with Donald Farmer, Microsoft’s Principal Program....More
Apr 02, 2010

Parallel Data Warehouse Release Postponed

Microsoft announced today not only that it has shipped the final Technology Preview of SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse, but also that the....More
Apr 02, 2010

Choosing a Primary Key

Are you unsure whether you should use a surrogate identifier or a natural value for a primary key? Data warehousing expert Michelle A. Poolet ....More
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