SQL Server Pro http://demo.sqlmag.com/rss.xml en Being a Good #SQLHelp(er) http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/being-good-sqlhelper <div class="node-body article-body">If you are active on Twitter, you may have found your way to the SQLHelp hash tag and seen the high level of interaction. SQLHelp has become a popular method of getting quick answers to SQL questions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/being-good-sqlhelper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/being-good-sqlhelper#comments SQL Server Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:50:00 +0000 23981 at http://demo.sqlmag.com For future Analysis Services development, will you use: http://demo.sqlmag.com/poll/04162015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"></div><form action="/poll/04162015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1851-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1851"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1851" name="choice" value="1851" class="form-radio" /> Multidimensional</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1861-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1861"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1861" name="choice" value="1861" class="form-radio" /> Tabular</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1871-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1871"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1871" name="choice" value="1871" class="form-radio" /> Both</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="23971" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-HauVxFdhVfDcD0A9pq9u17KguKtd_O23rNzVeOSJK2I" value="form-HauVxFdhVfDcD0A9pq9u17KguKtd_O23rNzVeOSJK2I" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://demo.sqlmag.com/poll/04162015#comments SQL Server Integration Services Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:41:56 +0000 23971 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Looking for SQL Server 2014 SP 1... Hold Off a Bit Longer http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/looking-sql-server-2014-sp-1-hold-bit-longer <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft released service pack 1 for SQL Server 2014 on April 15, 2015. Why can't we download it though?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/looking-sql-server-2014-sp-1-hold-bit-longer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/looking-sql-server-2014-sp-1-hold-bit-longer#comments Database Administration 2014 Service Pack SP1 SQL Server Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:30:00 +0000 23961 at http://demo.sqlmag.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/fordplay/16547328716/in/set-72157650488388718 Who Will Be Attending HostingCon 2015? http://demo.sqlmag.com/community-sponsor/who-will-be-attending-hostingcon-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Who will be attending HostingCon 2015?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/community-sponsor/who-will-be-attending-hostingcon-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/community-sponsor/who-will-be-attending-hostingcon-2015#comments Community Sponsor HostingCon Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:27:00 +0000 23841 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Dynamic Management Views in Azure SQL Database v12 http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/dynamic-management-views-azure-sql-database-v12 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>When the Dynamic Management Views (DMV) were introduced back in SQL Server 2005, we got our hands on some absolutely wonderful tools that allowed us to observe much of the inner workings of SQL Server using the language we use most, T-SQL. Prior to the release of v12 of Azure SQL Database, there were about 148 DMVs that were in the Earthed version of SQL Server that were not in Azure SQL Database. There were only about 13 DMVs in Azure that were not in the Earthed product. Things have changed.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/dynamic-management-views-azure-sql-database-v12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/dynamic-management-views-azure-sql-database-v12#comments SQL Server Azure DMF DMO DMV dynamic management views SQL Server V12 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:59:00 +0000 23771 at http://demo.sqlmag.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/fordplay/15239255491/in/album-72157647604680462/ Overcoming the Top 5 “Gotchas” in upgrading to SQL Server 2014 http://demo.sqlmag.com/scale-arc/overcoming-top-5-gotchas-upgrading-sql-server-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2014 offers compelling new functionality, but you can’t afford to rewrite your apps to use it. Microsoft’s internal IT department avoided these 5 “gotchas,” using ScaleArc’s database load balancing software to complete the upgrade in 4 months instead of 9, with no app changes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/scale-arc/overcoming-top-5-gotchas-upgrading-sql-server-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Scale Arc Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:42:00 +0000 23781 at http://demo.sqlmag.com 2015 IT/Dev Connections Data Platform and Business Intelligence Track Sessions Announced http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/2015-itdev-connections-data-platform-and-business-intelligence-track-session <div class="node-body article-body">The 2015 IT/Dev Connections Data Platform and Business Intelligence sessions have been announced. We're taking a first peek at who will be providing knowledge and guidance at this year's event at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/2015-itdev-connections-data-platform-and-business-intelligence-track-session" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/2015-itdev-connections-data-platform-and-business-intelligence-track-session#comments Database Administration Business Intelligence 2015 IT/Dev Connections Business Intelligence data sessions track Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:55:00 +0000 23891 at http://demo.sqlmag.com http://www.arrobanews.com/2011/09/08/hoteles-com-desafia-a-la-ciencia-con-su-lista-de-hoteles-para-viajar-en-el-tiempo/ Q & A: Where is the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) in SQL Server 2014? http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/q-where-business-intelligence-development-studio-bids-sql-server-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Install the BI development tools for SQL Server 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Install the BI development tools for SQL Server 2014</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/q-where-business-intelligence-development-studio-bids-sql-server-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/q-where-business-intelligence-development-studio-bids-sql-server-2014#comments SQL Server 2014 BIDS SQL Server Development Tools -- Business Intelligence SSDT-BI Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:47:00 +0000 23871 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Puzzle Me This: String Replacement http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/puzzle-me-string-replacement <div class="node-body article-body">If you love numbers, logic and puzzles, this one is for you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/puzzle-me-string-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/puzzle-me-string-replacement#comments SQL Server input strings Puzzle search Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:20:00 +0000 23171 at http://demo.sqlmag.com The Essential Guide to SQL Server 2014 Series: AlwaysOn Availability Group Enhancements http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-alwayson-availability-group-enhancements <div class="field-deck"> Learn about the new features in SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Get up to speed on the new features in SQL Server 2014 Availability Groups</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-alwayson-availability-group-enhancements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-alwayson-availability-group-enhancements#comments SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups asynchronous replica Azure SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Synchronous replica Tue, 07 Apr 2015 21:19:00 +0000 23821 at http://demo.sqlmag.com PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015 Coming Up http://demo.sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-coming <div class="field-deck"> It's a data-driven world. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">It&#39;s a data-driven world and nearly every&nbsp;company is making business analytics&nbsp;core to their growth strategy.&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Sharpen your BA and data analytics skills and know-how at the upcoming PASS Business&nbsp;Analytics&nbsp;Conference 2015&nbsp;April 20-22.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-coming#comments Business Intelligence BA Business analytics Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Professional PASS Tue, 07 Apr 2015 01:30:00 +0000 23811 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Power Tools – Microsoft’s Business Intelligence Toolbox http://demo.sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/power-tools-microsoft-s-business-intelligence-toolbox <div class="field-deck"> The right Microsoft Power tool for your job </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Which is the right Microsoft Power Tool for your job: Power Query, Power Pivot, Power View, Power Map, Power BI or Power Q&A?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/power-tools-microsoft-s-business-intelligence-toolbox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/power-tools-microsoft-s-business-intelligence-toolbox#comments Business Intelligence BI Business analytics MAP Microsoft pivot Power Q&A Query View Mon, 06 Apr 2015 22:59:00 +0000 23801 at http://demo.sqlmag.com http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Disc_cutter_hand-held_power_tool_with_diamond_blade_disc_attached.jpg Big Data Speaks a New Language as Microsoft's Revolution Acquisition Completes http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-speaks-new-language-microsofts-revolution-acquisition-completes <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft today has confirmed it has finalized the acquisition of Revolution, bringing the R language to Big Data and to SQL Server.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-speaks-new-language-microsofts-revolution-acquisition-completes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-speaks-new-language-microsofts-revolution-acquisition-completes#comments SQL Server Azure big data R SQL Server Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:05:00 +0000 23791 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Introducing Azure SQL Database v12 http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/introducing-azure-sql-database-v12 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Those of you who are already hooked into Azure SQL Database know that v12 was in Public Preview in December of 2014 and has been available in most regions since February of this year, 2015. Despite Microsoft making a really big announcement about this release not that many people are aware of it. They really should be.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/introducing-azure-sql-database-v12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/introducing-azure-sql-database-v12#comments SQL Server Azure V12 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:11:00 +0000 23751 at http://demo.sqlmag.com https://www.pinterest.com/pin/249386898089739847/ Early Bird Discount and Full-Day Workshops for 2015 IT/Dev Connections http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-discount-and-full-day-workshops-2015-itdev-connections <div class="node-body article-body">The IT/Dev Connections super early-bird discount ends on Tuesday, March 31st and it is the lowest price of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-discount-and-full-day-workshops-2015-itdev-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-discount-and-full-day-workshops-2015-itdev-connections#comments SQL Server IT/Dev Connections discount Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 23731 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Software Vendor Takes on SQL Injection http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-security/software-vendor-takes-sql-injection <div class="node-body article-body">A Dublin company creates a solution claiming will prevent SQL injection attacks in web-based applications running Java.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-security/software-vendor-takes-sql-injection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-security/software-vendor-takes-sql-injection#comments Database Security database security SQL injection prevention Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:33:00 +0000 23571 at http://demo.sqlmag.com http://globaltechconsultants.org/?q=content/sql-injection AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 21: Assigning Backup Preferences http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-21-assigning-backup-preferences <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>An option when creating new AlwaysOn Availability Groups is to specify Backup Preferences.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/uploads/2015/03/BackupPreferences.gif" style="width: 516px; height: 438px;" /></p> <p>It&rsquo;s also something you can easily configure once the Availability Group has been set up as well &ndash; by simply right-clicking on the Availability Group and selecting Properties &ndash; then navigating into the Backup Preferences tab. &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-21-assigning-backup-preferences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-21-assigning-backup-preferences#comments SQL Server AlwaysOn AlwaysOn Availability Groups Availability Groups Backup Priority Backup Priority Preferences Preferences SQL Server SQL Server Practical SQL Server Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:11:00 +0000 23391 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Getting Started for Free with Amazon Web Services for SQL Server http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-free-amazon-web-services-sql-server <div class="node-body article-body">Getting started with SQL Server in the Amazon Cloud is easy. It's also free for the first 12 months.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-free-amazon-web-services-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-free-amazon-web-services-sql-server#comments SQL Server Amazon Web Services AWS free SQL Server Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:11:00 +0000 23371 at http://demo.sqlmag.com http://bayarrilibros.blogspot.com/2013/07/que-estas-en-las-nubes.html Power BI Preview now Globally Available http://demo.sqlmag.com/power-bi/power-bi-preview-now-globally-available <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella announced in his Convergence data culture keynote session this morning that Power BI Preview is now available globally in 140 markets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/power-bi/power-bi-preview-now-globally-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/power-bi/power-bi-preview-now-globally-available#comments Power BI Power BI Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:16:00 +0000 23361 at http://demo.sqlmag.com For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/data-quality-intelligent-rules-add-value-golden-record <div class="node-body blog-body">The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sql-server-pro-guest-blogs">SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/data-quality-intelligent-rules-add-value-golden-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/data-quality-intelligent-rules-add-value-golden-record#comments SQL Server Database Administration Sponsored Business Intelligence Professional Data quality Database Administrator Database Developer Golden Record Matching Melissa Data Survivorship SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:30:00 +0000 23351 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Top Reasons Why Data Protection and Availability For Microsoft SQL Server http://demo.sqlmag.com/emc/top-reasons-why <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: EMC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Don&rsquo;t be left without SQL Server data protection, learn top reasons why customer choose EMC.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/emc/top-reasons-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> EMC Resources Sponsored Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:50:00 +0000 22301 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Introducing the Free Power BI Designer Desktop App http://demo.sqlmag.com/power-bi/introducing-free-power-bi-designer-desktop-app <div class="node-body article-body">Power BI Designer provides self-service ETL and visual analytics in a unified, seamless experience. It is a free desktop data discovery tool that can be downloaded (32-bit and 64-bit options) and installed side-by-side with any version of Office or Excel on Windows. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/power-bi/introducing-free-power-bi-designer-desktop-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/power-bi/introducing-free-power-bi-designer-desktop-app#comments Power BI Power BI Designer Desktop Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:25:00 +0000 23331 at http://demo.sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 20: Avoiding Backup Fragmentation http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-20-avoiding-backup-fragmentation <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn&rsquo;t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket &ndash; and therefore something you should avoid like the plague.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-20-avoiding-backup-fragmentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-20-avoiding-backup-fragmentation#comments SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups backups backups Fragmentation fragmentation SQL Server SQL Server Practical SQL Server Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:56:00 +0000 23071 at http://demo.sqlmag.com The Essential Guide to SQL Server 2014 Series: The Analysis Migrate Report (AMR) Tool http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-analysis-migrate-report-amr-tool <div class="field-deck"> See how to migrate your databases to In-Memory OLTP </div> <div class="node-body article-body">See how to migrate your databases to In-Memory OLTP</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-analysis-migrate-report-amr-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-analysis-migrate-report-amr-tool#comments SQL Server 2014 AMR Analysis Migrate Report In-Memory OLTP Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:11:00 +0000 23201 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Big Data Is New--Not http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-new-not <div class="node-body article-body">In the grand scheme of things, "big data" is an idea as old as ideas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-new-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-new-not#comments SQL Server Analytics Audience big data Database Administrator information systems IT Manager relational database SQL Server Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:06:00 +0000 23191 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Where Are the Next SQL Server Opportunities? Follow the Money http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-are-next-sql-server-opportunities-follow-money <div class="node-body article-body">I sometimes talk to “financial types” about what we’re doing, who our target customers are and what ecosystem we’re innovating in. The funny thing is, when I say, “We’re focused on the Microsoft Windows Server ecosystem—we think it’s a great place for innovation,” I usually get a little silence followed by, “Oh, is Linux on your roadmap?” I come away from these encounters bemused by this reaction to perceived opportunities within the Microsoft Windows Server ecosystem. So let’s look at where the data center money is.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-are-next-sql-server-opportunities-follow-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-are-next-sql-server-opportunities-follow-money#comments SQL Server Business Decision Maker Data center Gartner IT Manager Microsoft SQL Server Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:28:00 +0000 23181 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Microsoft Redefined: EMC Customer Successes http://demo.sqlmag.com/emc/microsoft-redefined-emc-customer-successes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: EMC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hear how EMC customers find answer for Microsoft solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/emc/microsoft-redefined-emc-customer-successes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> EMC Resources Sponsored Sat, 07 Mar 2015 17:50:00 +0000 23081 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Microsoft Announces Availability of DocumentDB and Azure Search http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-availability-documentdb-and-azure-search <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has announced the general availability of two new services: Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft's horse in the NoSQL race, and Azure Search.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-availability-documentdb-and-azure-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-availability-documentdb-and-azure-search#comments SQL Server Development Azure Azure Search Business Intelligence Professional database Database Administrator Database Developer Developer DocumentDB Hadoop IT Manager NoSQL SQL Server Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:34:00 +0000 23161 at http://demo.sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 19: Availability Group Database Backups http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-19-availability-group-database-backups <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the biggest strengths of AlwaysOn Availability Groups is that they allow DBAs to address both high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single set of tooling or interfaces. But, this doesn’t mean that you won’t still need backups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-19-availability-group-database-backups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-19-availability-group-database-backups#comments SQL Server Availability Groups Availability Groups backups backups SQL Server AlwaysOn SQL Server AlwaysOn Practical SQL Server Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:11:00 +0000 22971 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Three Methods for Identifying When the SQL Services Were Last Started http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/three-methods-identifying-when-sql-services-were-last-started <div class="node-body article-body">Do you need to know the last time the SQL Services were restarted? Find out about three options on how to do just that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/three-methods-identifying-when-sql-services-were-last-started" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/database-administration/three-methods-identifying-when-sql-services-were-last-started#comments Database Administration Database Administrator service start time SQL Server Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:53:00 +0000 23151 at http://demo.sqlmag.com