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.
Since SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP was announced, there have been many questions from many different people about the new feature and how it works. Here, Mike Otey will answer some of the more frequent questions....More
As Microsoft’s rapid release cycle begins to heat up with upcoming releases of SQL Server 2014, Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 it’s clear that the cloud is becoming an ever deeper part of Microsoft’s server line....More
In-Memory OLTP Engine (formerly code named Hekaton) in the upcoming SQL Server 2014 release promises some big performance improvements for your OLTP applications. These FAQs will help you learn more about it....More
As I was listening to the keynote and other presentations at the TechEd 2013 conference in New Orleans, I couldn’t help but think that Microsoft might be getting too far out in front of its customer base....More
Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
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