Multimedia Library - All http://sqlmag.com/media en SQL Select: Top Ten Great (and Free) SQL Server eBooks http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-top-ten-great-and-free-sql-server-ebooks <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out these great (and totally free) SQL Server eBooks</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-top-ten-great-and-free-sql-server-ebooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-top-ten-great-and-free-sql-server-ebooks#comments SQL Server eBook free Tue, 16 Aug 2016 02:50:00 +0000 33671 at http://sqlmag.com HPE and Microsoft Partner to Help the "Always On" Enterprise http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-and-microsoft-partner-help-always-enterprise <div class="node-body video-body">VIDEO: See how SQL Server 2016 and Superdome X work together to deliver mission-critical availability anytime, anywhere. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-and-microsoft-partner-help-always-enterprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/scaling-success-sql-server-2016/hpe-and-microsoft-partner-help-always-enterprise#comments Scaling for Success with SQL Server in 2016 Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:31:00 +0000 33571 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Select: Eight Great (and Free) SQL Server eBooks http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-eight-great-and-free-sql-server-ebooks <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out these eight great free SQL Server eBooks</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-eight-great-and-free-sql-server-ebooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-eight-great-and-free-sql-server-ebooks#comments SQL Server DMVs eBooks Execution plans FILESTREAM In-Memory OLTP Performance SQL Server Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:23:00 +0000 29101 at http://sqlmag.com Session 1: Loading Data into the Model http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/session-1-loading-data-model <div class="node-body video-body"><p><strong>Running Time:</strong> 68 minutes | </p> <p>This session will cover the process of loading data into the model. We will look at working with various types of data sources. We will pull whole tables, as well as use queries to pre-aggregate data as part of the load process. Once the data is in the model, we will begin to clean the model to make it as user friendly as possible.</p> <p>During this session, we will discuss best practices for creating a model that is easy-to-use and that loads and delivers data efficiently.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/session-1-loading-data-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/session-1-loading-data-model#comments SQL Server Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:12:00 +0000 24821 at http://sqlmag.com Session 2: Refining the Model http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/session-2-refining-model <div class="node-body video-body"><p><strong>Running Time:</strong> 59 minutes | </p> <p>This session will cover the process of refining the data in the model. This will include setting various attributes of the tables and the columns to improve functionality. We will also create relationships and hierarchies within the model. In addition, this session will cover the creation of calculated columns and basic measures within the model.</p> <p>During this session, we will discuss ways to get the most out of your model by completely defining the structure and content of the model.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/session-2-refining-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/session-2-refining-model#comments SQL Server Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:12:00 +0000 24831 at http://sqlmag.com Session 3: DAX Expressions http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/session-3-dax-expressions <div class="node-body video-body"><p><strong>Running Time:</strong> 63 minutes | </p> <p>This session will cover the creation of advanced measures and analytics within the model using DAX expressions. We will use the CALCULATE() function along with various filtering, date, and table functions to create time analytics, percent of total, and other common functionality. 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This gallery is a collection of some snapshots of the exciting SQL Server events that took place and some of the SQL experts and speakers who were there.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-itdev-connections-week-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-itdev-connections-week-vegas#comments SQL Server IT/Dev Connections sessions speakers SQL Server Fri, 26 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000 20421 at http://sqlmag.com