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Get familiar with SQL Server 2014's enhanced integration with Azure, learn more about how SQL Server 2014 is bringing NoSQL speeds to a relational database, and find out seven secrets to make life easier in SSMS.
Check out news that SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition raises supported memory limit per instance to 128 GB, how to get started with indexes on SQL Server memory optimized tables, and a couple of SQL Server 2014 SSDT enhancements.
Avoid being an easy target for a data breach, check out these three favorite SQL Server 2014 features, and learn how one company uses Hadoop for Big Data analysis while still using SQL Server to run its transactional systems and data warehouse.
SQL Server tidbits you should take a quick look at today are a discussion about the future of Microsoft's data platform, the release of the free tool SQL XEvent Profiler 1.0, and an exploration of distributed transactions by Denny Cherry.
Today's news includes a SQL Server 2014 certification update, the IT/Dev Connections 2014 Call for Speakers for the SQL Server track, and a new feature from Espresso Logic that enables developers to create secure RESTful APIs for stored procedures—in just minutes.
In the news today is a survey of databases in use, the release of Forerunner Mobilizer to manage SQL Server Reporting Services across mobile devices, and OpenShift by Red Hat's plans to add SQL Server support to its cloud platform.
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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