SQL Server Pro http://sqlmag.com/rss.xml en AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 25: Final Remarks on Backups http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-25-final-remarks-backups <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In the last few posts (posts 19 &ndash; 24) I&rsquo;ve covered some high-level concerns and reviewed some details about how to implement and manage database backups against AlwaysOn Availability Group databases. Most of the information I&rsquo;ve provided was pretty basic or elementary &ndash; along with some additional guidelines for things to watch out for when managing backups. Which is to say that backups are never something you can simply take for granted and they&rsquo;re never something you just take lightly.</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://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-25-final-remarks-backups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-25-final-remarks-backups#comments SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups AlwaysOn Availability Groups best practices best practices SQL Server Backups SQL Server Backups Practical SQL Server Thu, 28 May 2015 19:47:00 +0000 24641 at http://sqlmag.com CTP 2 of SQL Server 2016 Now Available http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/ctp-2-sql-server-2016-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has released the second CTP of SQL Server 2016 to the public a week earlier than planned. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/ctp-2-sql-server-2016-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/ctp-2-sql-server-2016-now-available#comments SQL Server 2016 available CTP2 sql server 2016 Wed, 27 May 2015 12:07:00 +0000 24621 at http://sqlmag.com Setting Up a Datazen Server http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/setting-datazen-server <div class="field-deck"> Datazen Mobile dashboards - Part 2 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this article, second in the series, we setup the Datazen server in preparation for designing basic dashboards in Part 3. Later on, we’ll explore advanced designs and dashboard interactions using parameters and drill-through navigation. If you haven’t already, read the first article to understand the server components and tools you’ll need to get started.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/setting-datazen-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/setting-datazen-server#comments Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Professional DataZen Developer Mobile BI Mobile dashboard Tue, 26 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 24601 at http://sqlmag.com Getting Started with Datazen, Microsoft’s New Mobile Dashboard Platform http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/getting-started-datazen-microsoft-s-new-mobile-dashboard-platform <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Datazen is a robust, enterprise-scale server-hosted mobile dashboard platform that works on every mobile platform – the iPad and iPhone, Windows desktop, tablet and phone, Android devices and HTML5 with full fidelity. To use Datazen, you don’t need SharePoint, a cloud subscription, Office or any other software.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/getting-started-datazen-microsoft-s-new-mobile-dashboard-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/business-intelligence/getting-started-datazen-microsoft-s-new-mobile-dashboard-platform#comments Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Professional Dashboard design DataZen Developer Mobile BI Tue, 26 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 24591 at http://sqlmag.com CLR Assemblies in Azure SQL Database http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/clr-assemblies-azure-sql-database <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I know a lot of&nbsp;<span data-scayt-word="DBAs">DBAs</span>&nbsp;that are adamant about the exclusion of CLR on their databases. There is no subtlety or nuance or discussion with the development team about the possibilities of a given solution actually running better in compiled CLR code. They just trot out the&nbsp;<span data-scayt-word="DBAs">DBA&#39;s</span>&nbsp;favorite word... NO. Prior to v12, that was also Microsoft&#39;s stance on Azure SQL Database. Not now.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/clr-assemblies-azure-sql-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/clr-assemblies-azure-sql-database#comments SQL Server Azure clr V12 Fri, 22 May 2015 12:07:00 +0000 23831 at http://sqlmag.com Improvements in Table Variables and Temporary Tables in SQL Server 2014 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/improvements-table-variables-and-temporary-tables-sql-server-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>SQL Server 2014 introduces a number of gems that can make your solutions faster: support for inline index definitions, memory optimized table types and table valued parameters (TVPs), parallel SELECT INTO, relaxed eager writes and improved cardinality estimates for table variables. The last two improvements were also backported to SQL Server 2012. Some of the new features target specifically temporary objects, whereas others are more general and just happen to effect temporary objects as well.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/improvements-table-variables-and-temporary-tables-sql-server-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/improvements-table-variables-and-temporary-tables-sql-server-2014#comments SQL Server 2014 Microsoft SQL Server 2014 table variables temporary tables Tue, 19 May 2015 02:20:00 +0000 24431 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2014 Service (Revised) Pack 1 Now Available http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-service-revised-pack-1-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">The first service pack for SQL Server 2014 is available and incremented so you can differentiate between the initial (flawed) release and the correct version you should be evaluating for deployment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-service-revised-pack-1-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-service-revised-pack-1-now-available#comments SQL Server 2014 12.0.4050.0 12.0.4100.1 2014 SP1 SQL Server Service Pack Mon, 18 May 2015 17:52:00 +0000 24421 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 24: Synchronizing SSIS Packages http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-24-synchronizing-ssis-packages <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In my <a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-23-maintenance-plan-backups-and-ssis-pack">previous post</a> I covered options for adding &ldquo;If-checks&rdquo; into SSIS Packages &ndash; or SQL Server Maintenance Plans (which are, effectively, specialized SSIS packages). Once you&rsquo;ve tackled that process, you&rsquo;ll need to tackle something else when it comes to managing SSIS packages in conjunction with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Or, more specifically, you&rsquo;ll actually need to tackle two tasks.</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://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-24-synchronizing-ssis-packages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-24-synchronizing-ssis-packages#comments SQL Server AlwaysOn AlwaysOn Maintenance Plans Maintenance Plans SSIS packages SSIS packages synchronization synchronization Practical SQL Server Mon, 18 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 24361 at http://sqlmag.com The Essential Guide to SQL Server 2014 Series: Buffer Pool Extensions http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-buffer-pool-extensions <div class="field-deck"> Learn where to use SQL Server 2014's Buffer Pool Extensions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn where to use SQL Server 2014's Buffer Pool Extensions</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-buffer-pool-extensions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-buffer-pool-extensions#comments SQL Server 2014 Buffer pool buffer pool extensions buffer pool manager Thu, 14 May 2015 23:47:00 +0000 24371 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 23: Maintenance Plan Backups and SSIS Packages http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-23-maintenance-plan-backups-and-ssis-pack <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually <a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-22-executing-backups">implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups</a>. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn&rsquo;t as easy as what you&rsquo;ll run into with other types of backups.</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://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-23-maintenance-plan-backups-and-ssis-pack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-23-maintenance-plan-backups-and-ssis-pack#comments SQL Server Availability Groups Availability Groups Maintenance Plans Maintenance Plans SQL Server SQL Server SSIS SSIS Practical SQL Server Wed, 13 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000 24171 at http://sqlmag.com IT Innovators: Unboxing SDS at Ignite http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/it-innovators-unboxing-sds-ignite <div class="node-body article-body">One of the many valuable sessions at Microsoft Ignite last week focused on the private cloud with Microsoft SDS (Microsoft Azure Stack). Microsoft’s Group PM Manager, Siddhartha Roy, defined it as how we put software intelligence that delivers feature-rich cloud scale storage and economics on industry-standard volume hardware. Depending on its interpretation, SDS can mean different things to different people.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/it-innovators-unboxing-sds-ignite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/it-innovators-unboxing-sds-ignite#comments SQL Server Azure Ignite IT Innovators Microsoft SDS storage Tue, 12 May 2015 13:19:00 +0000 24201 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Select: 8 Great New Features in SQL Server 2016 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-8-great-new-features-sql-server-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Learn about the top eight new features coming in SQL Server 2016</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-8-great-new-features-sql-server-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-select-8-great-new-features-sql-server-2016#comments SQL Server always encrypted AlwaysOn In-Memory OLTP json PDW PolyBase Real-time analytics ssdt Wed, 06 May 2015 22:15:00 +0000 24161 at http://sqlmag.com The Microsoft Ignite Keynote and the End of the DBA Role (as We Know It) http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/microsoft-ignite-keynote-and-end-dba-role-we-know-it <div class="node-body article-body">Did information divulged about SQL Server 2016 and Microsoft's new mission in the Microsoft Ignite keynote signify the end of the DBA role as we know it?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/microsoft-ignite-keynote-and-end-dba-role-we-know-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/microsoft-ignite-keynote-and-end-dba-role-we-know-it#comments Database Administration DBA end Ignite keynote Microsoft sql server 2016 Wed, 06 May 2015 14:47:00 +0000 24141 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Public Preview Coming This Summer http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-public-preview-coming-summer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The announcement was made this morning at the Microsoft Ignite keynote that a public preview for SQL Server 2016 will be released this summer.&nbsp; &quot;The next major release of Microsoft&rsquo;s flagship database and analytics platform provides breakthrough performance for mission-critical applications and deeper insights on your data across on-premises and cloud,&rdquo; Microsoft corporate vice president T.K.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-public-preview-coming-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-public-preview-coming-summer#comments SQL Server always encrypted Azure enhancements json public preview sql server 2016 stretch database Mon, 04 May 2015 16:47:00 +0000 24131 at http://sqlmag.com Effective Data Visualization - The Eradication of Ruler Reports http://sqlmag.com/reporting/effective-data-visualization-eradication-ruler-reports <div class="node-body article-body"><h2>Effective Data Visualization &ndash; The Eradication of Ruler Reports</h2> <p>I once had an efficiency consultant tell me that he went into an office looking for a ruler left out on someone&rsquo;s desk. This was a sure sign that person received one or more reports that were so large and so complex, it was necessary to lay a ruler across the report in order to read it properly. These &ldquo;ruler reports&rdquo; were the first candidates to be redesigned and replaced.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/reporting/effective-data-visualization-eradication-ruler-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/reporting/effective-data-visualization-eradication-ruler-reports#comments Reporting data visualization guidelines Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:42:00 +0000 24071 at http://sqlmag.com Getting Started with Azure SQL Database v12 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-azure-sql-database-v12 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I realized that I&rsquo;ve been talking about the wonders and glories of the new release of SQL Database when some of you might not even be prepared to work with it. Let&rsquo;s remedy that. First of all, you&rsquo;ll need an Azure account. There&rsquo;s a <a href="http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/free-trial/">free trial</a> available. Go there and sign up. Better still, if you have an MSDN account you can take advantage of <a href="http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/member-offers/msdn-benefits/">free credit</a> on Azure.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-azure-sql-database-v12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-azure-sql-database-v12#comments SQL Server Azure database SQL V12 Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:00:00 +0000 23851 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 22: Executing Backups http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-22-executing-backups <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Ultimately, there are a number of ways that DBAs can regularly create backups of their databases. Some of the more common options for managing backups include:</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://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-22-executing-backups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-22-executing-backups#comments SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups AlwaysOn Availability Groups backups backups Practical SQL Server Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:32:00 +0000 24061 at http://sqlmag.com Accelerating SQL Server Infrastructure http://sqlmag.com/netapp/accelerating-sql-server-infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re a database administrator, you face a growing number of challenges when delivering database services to today’s enterprise, the top one being performance. Read this whitepaper and find out how you can make sure that your SQL Server databases and IT infrastructure provide the level of availability that your organization requires.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/netapp/accelerating-sql-server-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NetApp Resources Sponsored Tue, 28 Apr 2015 07:12:00 +0000 24031 at http://sqlmag.com SSAS Tabular-Part 4: Deep Dive DAX http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-4-deep-dive-dax <div class="field-byline"> Paul Turley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Four-part series </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>This is the fourth and final article in the four part series about designing SSAS Tabular models.&nbsp; We go deeper into the DAX language to define more advanced measures and KPIs.</em></p> <p>Part 1 - <a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/starting-your-modeling-career-analysis-services-tabular-models-part-1" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">Getting Started with SSAS Tabular</font></u></a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-4-deep-dive-dax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services Analysis Services Tabular Business Intelligence Professional DAX Tabular models Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:22:00 +0000 24121 at http://sqlmag.com SSAS Tabular-Part 3: Tabular Model Administration http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-3-tabular-model-administration <div class="field-byline"> Paul Turley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Four-part series </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>This is the third article in the four part series about designing SSAS Tabular models.&nbsp; In this article you will learn how to manage and secure a deployed model on the server.</em></p> <p>Part 1 - <a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/starting-your-modeling-career-analysis-services-tabular-models-part-1" target="_blank">Getting Started with SSAS Tabular</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-3-tabular-model-administration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services Analysis Services Tabular Business Intelligence Professional DAX Tabular models Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:22:00 +0000 24021 at http://sqlmag.com PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015: Day 2 http://sqlmag.com/analysis/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-day-2 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015 is for Data Analysts, Data Scientists and Data Engineers who work primarily within the Microsoft set of tools, whether locally or on Azure. Today was the end of the second and final data of the conference. It was a very interesting event. I posted of my experience on the <a href="http://sqlmag.com/analysis/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-day-1">first day here</a>. Day two was just as interesting.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/analysis/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-day-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/analysis/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-day-2#comments Analysis Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:47:00 +0000 24011 at http://sqlmag.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/passevents/sets/72157652025595465/ PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015: Day 1 http://sqlmag.com/analysis/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-day-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If you&#39;re involved in the analysis of data as a data engineer, data analyst or data scientist and you&#39;re using the tools from the Microsoft stack, chances are you are in Santa Clara California attending the <a href="http://passbaconference.com/2015/Home.aspx">2015 PASS Business Analytics Conference</a>. Just in case you&#39;ve missed out, let me share my experience with the event.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/analysis/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-day-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/analysis/pass-business-analytics-conference-2015-day-1#comments Analysis PASS Business Analytics Conference Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:30:00 +0000 24001 at http://sqlmag.com Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/deploying-and-optimizing-sql-server <div class="node-body article-body">This paper provides guidance to those who have or who are considering deploying SQL Server on a virtual machine and how to optimize SQL Server’s performance for key critical resource areas: CPU, memory, network, and disk (storage). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/deploying-and-optimizing-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SolarWinds SQL Server Resources Sponsored Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 24451 at http://sqlmag.com Essential Guide to DB Monitoring http://sqlmag.com/solarwinds/essential-guide-db-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how you to automate, track, report and troubleshoot database performance problems and causes with “The Essential Guide to Database Monitoring.” Get advice on how to make gathering performance metrics and assessing database health less painful by establishing baselines and implementing automated monitoring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/solarwinds/essential-guide-db-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SolarWinds Database Administration Resources Sponsored Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 24441 at http://sqlmag.com Identifying Transaction Log Backup Gaps http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/identifying-transaction-log-backup-gaps <div class="node-body article-body">Transaction log backups are critical for point-in-time recovery. If you're in full recovery mode you also better be sure to be backing up those transaction logs because it's the only way to keep your log files healthy and lean. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/identifying-transaction-log-backup-gaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-backup-and-recovery/identifying-transaction-log-backup-gaps#comments Database Backup and Recovery Backup SQL Server transaction log backups Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:28:00 +0000 23991 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft SQL Server on XtremIO- Meeting SQL DBA challenges http://sqlmag.com/emc/microsoft-sql-server-xtremio <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: EMC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hear from EMC experts how to empower your SQL Server</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/emc/microsoft-sql-server-xtremio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> EMC Resources Sponsored Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:40:00 +0000 22291 at http://sqlmag.com Being a Good #SQLHelp(er) http://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://sqlmag.com/sql-server/being-good-sqlhelper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/being-good-sqlhelper#comments SQL Server Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:50:00 +0000 23981 at http://sqlmag.com For future Analysis Services development, will you use: http://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-6kKhntq1phZ_3EtXFTQwfWKo1qV7lKipxdp27SdIvI8" value="form-6kKhntq1phZ_3EtXFTQwfWKo1qV7lKipxdp27SdIvI8" /> <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://sqlmag.com/poll/04162015#comments SQL Server Integration Services Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:41:56 +0000 23971 at http://sqlmag.com Looking for SQL Server 2014 SP 1... Hold Off a Bit Longer http://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://sqlmag.com/database-administration/looking-sql-server-2014-sp-1-hold-bit-longer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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://sqlmag.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/fordplay/16547328716/in/set-72157650488388718 Who Will Be Attending HostingCon 2015? http://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://sqlmag.com/community-sponsor/who-will-be-attending-hostingcon-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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://sqlmag.com