SQL Server http://demo.sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9189/more en IT/Dev Connections 2016 Session Catalog is Live! http://demo.sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2016-session-catalog-live <div class="node-body link-body">With much fanfare, we’re ready to announce the official 2016 version of the IT/Dev Connections session catalog! To review the 221 sessions currently posted (more are coming!), jump out to the IT/Dev Connections web site (http://itdevconnections.com), tap or click the Our Content menu item, and then choose Session Catalog </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://demo.sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/search.jpg?1468857617" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2016-session-catalog-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:57:00 +0000 33461 at http://demo.sqlmag.com The Art of Datazen http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/art-datazen <div class="field-byline"> Liam Cleary </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So last year Microsoft acquired a company called Datazen, which was known for its enterprise solution for mobile reporting. Here's what you need to know about Datazen</div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/art-datazen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/art-datazen#comments SQL Server DataZen Mobile SQL Server Sun, 17 Jul 2016 14:21:00 +0000 33441 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Hotfix Released for July 2016 SQL Server Management Studio Download http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/hotfix-released-july-2016-sql-server-management-studio-download <div class="node-body article-body">The Microsoft Data Platform MVPs and SQL Server Product Group at Microsoft have worked hard to identify and resolve issues from the July 2016 release of SQL Server Management Studio. The hotfix with these changes has just been released. </div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/hotfix-released-july-2016-sql-server-management-studio-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/hotfix-released-july-2016-sql-server-management-studio-download#comments SQL Server 2016 hotfix download SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) SSMS Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:12:00 +0000 33401 at http://demo.sqlmag.com What You Need to Know about the Batch Mode Window Aggregate Operator in SQL Server 2016: Part 2 http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/what-you-need-know-about-batch-mode-window-aggregate-operator-sql-server-2016-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2016 introduces the batch mode Window Aggregate operator, which dramatically improves the performance of calculating window functions. Besides the general performance advantages of batch mode processing compared to row mode processing, this operator uses a dedicated code path for each window function. Many inefficiencies in the original row mode optimization are removed. </div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/what-you-need-know-about-batch-mode-window-aggregate-operator-sql-server-2016-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/what-you-need-know-about-batch-mode-window-aggregate-operator-sql-server-2016-part-2#comments SQL Server batch mode window aggregate operator sql server 2016 Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:34:00 +0000 33341 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Why It’s Important to Unlock Business Insights Trapped on Individual Desktops http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/why-it-s-important-unlock-business-insights-trapped-individual-desktops <div class="node-body blog-body">To become a truly data-driven enterprise, many business leaders recognize that they must extend the capabilities of self-service business intelligence (BI) and analytics to more of their business users. Many BI tools tackle part of this need, but they don’t offer a complete enterprise solution. </div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/why-it-s-important-unlock-business-insights-trapped-individual-desktops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/blog/why-it-s-important-unlock-business-insights-trapped-individual-desktops#comments SQL Server Analytics analytics Business Intelligence business intelligence Pyramid Analytics Pyramid Analytics reporting reporting SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:13:00 +0000 33111 at http://demo.sqlmag.com SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Planning http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-2016-upgrade-planning-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Congratulations! You finally received approval to upgrade to SQL Server 2016. Now the upgrade planning begins. As a follow on to the&nbsp;<a href="http://forms.windowsitpro.com/whats-new-SQL-WIN-agenda" style="font-size: 12.8px;">webinar last week</a>, here are a few resources, tips and an example upgrade planning template to give you a running start.</p></div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-2016-upgrade-planning-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-2016-upgrade-planning-0#comments SQL Server SQL Server Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:00:00 +0000 33031 at http://demo.sqlmag.com Sharing Registered Server Entries in SQL Server Management Studio http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/sharing-registered-server-entries-sql-server-management-studio <div class="node-body article-body">We’re dedicating at least one article per month here at SQL Server Pro on features, usability, and navigation inside SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This month I wanted to build on my introduction to the Registered Servers window by showing you how you can share the listing and categorization of SQL Server instances throughout your environment with others on your team. </div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/sharing-registered-server-entries-sql-server-management-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/sharing-registered-server-entries-sql-server-management-studio#comments SQL Server Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:13:00 +0000 33011 at http://demo.sqlmag.com First Impressions of the New SQL Server 2016 Installation Experience http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/first-impressions-new-sql-server-2016-installation-experience <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It&rsquo;s June 2016 and we now have what is the most impressive version of Microsoft SQL Server to date. Enhancements in encryption, high availability, integration to Microsoft Azure though Stretch Database functionality, Live Query, and Query Store (among other features) are all integrated into the new release but the first experience we have with the release is the installation experience.</p></div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/first-impressions-new-sql-server-2016-installation-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/first-impressions-new-sql-server-2016-installation-experience#comments SQL Server 2016 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:42:00 +0000 32741 at http://demo.sqlmag.com SQL Server 2016 and the HPE Superdome X http://demo.sqlmag.com/hpe-microsoft/sql-server-2016-and-hpe-superdome-x <div class="node-body article-body">This case study takes a look at how SQL Server 2016 and the HPE Superdome X were able to provide scalability, analytics and security for one online retailer. </div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/hpe-microsoft/sql-server-2016-and-hpe-superdome-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> HPE / Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Sponsored Wed, 01 Jun 2016 18:15:00 +0000 32931 at http://demo.sqlmag.com What You Need to Know about the Batch Mode Window Aggregate Operator in SQL Server 2016: Part 1 http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/what-you-need-know-about-batch-mode-window-aggregate-operator-sql-server-2016-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">This month I was scheduled to cover Part 6 of the Logical Query Processing series, but now that SQL Server 2016 has been released, I feel like I have to interrupt that series with a three-part series about an exciting new feature: the batch mode Window Aggregate operator. </div> <p><a href="http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/what-you-need-know-about-batch-mode-window-aggregate-operator-sql-server-2016-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://demo.sqlmag.com/sql-server/what-you-need-know-about-batch-mode-window-aggregate-operator-sql-server-2016-part-1#comments SQL Server batch mode window aggregate sql server 2016 Tue, 31 May 2016 19:49:00 +0000 32551 at http://demo.sqlmag.com