Database Administration http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9172/more en Create a New Azure VM with PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell <div class="node-body article-body">Using PowerShell, you have a repeatable process to provision and access your SQL Server Azure VM environment, making the process consistent and much more easily manageable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/create-new-azure-vm-powershell#comments Azure SQL Server 2014 PowerShell Virtualization Azure VM Azure VM image cmdlet Virtual machine Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:01:00 +0000 19041 at http://sqlmag.com Using the SQL Server Dedicated Administrator Connection http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to use the SQL Server's Dedicated Administrator Connection (DAC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection#comments SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 Database Administration Dedicated Administrator Connection sqlcmd SSMS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 19031 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft’s Hybrid Cloud is Positioned to Win the Cloud Wars http://sqlmag.com/azure/microsofts-hybrid-cloud-positioned-win-cloud-wars <div class="field-deck"> Practical backup and disaster recovery solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft may not be the market leader in the cloud, but its new hybrid approach puts it in the best positioned best to provide useful and effective cloud services to businesses today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/azure/microsofts-hybrid-cloud-positioned-win-cloud-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/azure/microsofts-hybrid-cloud-positioned-win-cloud-wars#comments Azure Database Backup and Recovery SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups Azure Azure Site Recovery hybrid cloud IaaS PaaS Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 19011 at http://sqlmag.com Using PowerShell to Get Started in Microsoft Azure http://sqlmag.com/powershell/using-powershell-get-started-microsoft-azure <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Azure provides a whole new way to manage your data. Rather than having to buy expensive hardware and install SQL Server, you can spin up a new Microsoft Azure VM in a matter of minutes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/using-powershell-get-started-microsoft-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/using-powershell-get-started-microsoft-azure#comments Azure PowerShell Azure PowerShell Console cmdlet Virtual machines VM Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:14:00 +0000 18991 at http://sqlmag.com Modifying the Default SQL Script in Management Studio http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/modifying-default-sql-script-management-studio <div class="node-body article-body">One simple solution you can employ to avoid running a query against the wrong instance, is altering the code that populates each and every New Query window that is populated in SSMS, the default query.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/modifying-default-sql-script-management-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/modifying-default-sql-script-management-studio#comments SQL Server Database Administration Database Administrator default query SQL Server Management Studio SSMS Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18941 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server News from Microsoft WPC 2014 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-news-microsoft-wpc-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Get a glimpse at some of the SQL Server-related news to come out of the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) held July 13-17 in Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-news-microsoft-wpc-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-news-microsoft-wpc-2014#comments SQL Server Database Administration Azure Cisco Machine Learning Power BI SQL Accelerator storage Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 18981 at http://sqlmag.com Identifying Query Text and Graphical Execution Plans in Active Queries http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/identifying-query-text-and-graphical-execution-plans-active-queries <div class="node-body article-body">The information about what is currently running on a SQL Server is fairly easy to collect from a singled Dynamic Management Function (DMF).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/identifying-query-text-and-graphical-execution-plans-active-queries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/identifying-query-text-and-graphical-execution-plans-active-queries#comments Database Performance Tuning Database Administration active queries active statements DMF DMO dynamic management object Dynamic Managment Function Execution plans T-SQL code Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18871 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server License Requirements in Microsoft Azure http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-license-requirements-microsoft-azure <div class="node-body link-body">If you intend to host a long-term SQL Server instance on Microsoft Azure, it will likely be cheaper to install a regular Azure Windows Server VM and then install SQL Server and use your own SQL Server license. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="Create A Virtual Machine" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/azureiaasimage.jpg?1405439157" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-license-requirements-microsoft-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Database Administration Azure IaaS SQL license virtural machine Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:40:00 +0000 18881 at http://sqlmag.com Storage Performance for SQL Server in Azure IaaS http://sqlmag.com/storage-performance-sql-server-azure-iaas <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Learn about getting the best storage performance for SQL Server running on an Azure IaaS virtual machine.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/train-fast-italy-595x335.jpg?1405365324" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/storage-performance-sql-server-azure-iaas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Database Virtualization Storage SQL Server Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:44:00 +0000 18861 at http://sqlmag.com Policing the Use of SQL Server Management Studio http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/policing-use-sql-server-management-studio <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server Management Studio suffers from a lack of dedicated developer talent assigned to update it, but it's the best tool we currently have for the full range of administrative duties database administrators face.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/policing-use-sql-server-management-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/policing-use-sql-server-management-studio#comments Database Administration best practices Database Administrator dm_exec_sessions dynamic management views management studio security SQL Server Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18731 at http://sqlmag.com