Industry Perspectives http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/34531/more en Release Candidate 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Announced http://sqlmag.com/industry-perspectives/release-candidate-2-microsoft-sql-server-2017-announced <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Fast on the heels of Release Candidate 1 (RC1) of SQL Server 2017 less than three weeks ago, Microsoft has announced the availability of Release Candidate 2 of SQL Server yesterday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/industry-perspectives/release-candidate-2-microsoft-sql-server-2017-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/industry-perspectives/release-candidate-2-microsoft-sql-server-2017-announced#comments Industry Perspectives microsoft sql server 2017 rc2 release candidate 2 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 01:54:00 +0000 35611 at http://sqlmag.com https://memeburn-ssl-sndytsvoxozgokstuvcm.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/sql-server-linux-microsoft_765x0_80.jpg Microsoft Centralizes Online Product Documentation http://sqlmag.com/industry-perspectives/microsoft-centralizes-online-product-documentation <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Microsoft Centralizes their Online Product Documentation and Forums</strong></p> <p>Microsoft Corporation has now provisioned a new portal for all their application/framework documentation and are also placing the ability to add to that content at your fingertips. The new <a href="https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/"><u>docs.microsoft.com</u></a> rolled out recently and provides a jumping-off point for their documentation covering each of the following topic groups arranged by product line/focus:</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/industry-perspectives/microsoft-centralizes-online-product-documentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/industry-perspectives/microsoft-centralizes-online-product-documentation#comments Industry Perspectives Documentation Microsoft SQL Server Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0000 35581 at http://sqlmag.com How Inferred Linking in Matched Records Digs Deeper into Your Data http://sqlmag.com/blog/how-inferred-linking-matched-records-digs-deeper-your-data <div class="node-body blog-body">Duplicate records clutter databases and render the data within them unclear. This kind of problem is very common, and it’s the main reason that deduping software exists. But there’s another benefit to deduplication software: the ability to infer connections between individual records from various data sets.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/how-inferred-linking-matched-records-digs-deeper-your-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/how-inferred-linking-matched-records-digs-deeper-your-data#comments Industry Perspectives Analytics analytics Data deduplication data deduplication deduping software deduping software Melissa Data Melissa Data SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:55:00 +0000 35531 at http://sqlmag.com T-SQL Feature Request: Add RESET WHEN Clause to Reset Window Partition http://sqlmag.com/software-development/t-sql-feature-request-add-reset-when-clause-reset-window-partition <div class="node-body article-body">Window functions allow you to solve a wide variety of T-SQL querying tasks elegantly and efficiently. Still, as of SQL Server 2017, there are some tasks that are difficult to solve with efficient set-based solutions that could be handled easily and efficiently if T-SQL added support for a windowing clause called RESET WHEN. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/software-development/t-sql-feature-request-add-reset-when-clause-reset-window-partition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/software-development/t-sql-feature-request-add-reset-when-clause-reset-window-partition#comments Software Development Industry Perspectives querying tasks RESET WHEN SQL Server 2017 T-SQL Window Functions Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:30:00 +0000 35511 at http://sqlmag.com