SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9189/more en The Essential Guide to SQL Server 2014 Series: Scalability http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-scalability <div class="field-deck"> Learn about SQL Server 2014's scalability capabilties </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about SQL Server 2014's scalability capabilties</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-scalability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-scalability#comments SQL Server 2014 cores database size maximums Memory scailability sockets SQL Server 2014 VM Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:17:00 +0000 22461 at http://sqlmag.com Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2012 SP2 Now Available http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">The latest cumulative update is available for SQL Server 2012 SP2.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available#comments SQL Server 2012 CU CU4 cumulative update SQL Server 2012 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:24:00 +0000 22451 at http://sqlmag.com How To Configure Power BI Preview On-Premise Analysis Services Data Sources http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/how-configure-power-bi-preview-premise-analysis-services-data-sources <div class="node-body article-body">In this article we will step through how to securely connect an on-premises Analysis Services Tabular mode instance for use as a data source in the Power BI Preview. You can alternatively use a virtual environment in Azure (IaaS). The process is similar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/how-configure-power-bi-preview-premise-analysis-services-data-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/how-configure-power-bi-preview-premise-analysis-services-data-sources#comments SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular Azure Business Decision Maker Database Administrator Database Developer Developer IaaS Power BI Tue, 20 Jan 2015 01:55:00 +0000 22441 at http://sqlmag.com 5 Reasons Against Allowing db_owner Role Permissions http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/5-reasons-against-allowing-dbowner-role-permissions <div class="node-body article-body">As someone who has had to implement independent software vendor-developed (aka "purchased") solutions with a foundation in SQL Server for over 15 years I cringe whenever I see that the vendor requires db_owner role permissions for the end users.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/5-reasons-against-allowing-dbowner-role-permissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/5-reasons-against-allowing-dbowner-role-permissions#comments SQL Server db_owner security SQL Server Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:01:00 +0000 22431 at http://sqlmag.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/fordplay/7528140924/in/set-72157630480245978 4 Methods of Identifying Connections Count in SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/4-methods-identifying-connections-count-sql-server <div class="node-body article-body">Recently I received a question about finding out how many connections were associated with a SQL Server instance. The answers really depend upon which version of SQL Server we're talking about.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/4-methods-identifying-connections-count-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/4-methods-identifying-connections-count-sql-server#comments SQL Server dynamic management views SQL Server Connections Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:48:00 +0000 22421 at http://sqlmag.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/fordplay/5811733921/in/set-72157626790823147 How can I move SQL Server Agent Jobs to different systems? http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/how-can-i-move-sql-server-agent-jobs-different-systems <div class="field-deck"> See how to move SQL Agents jobs between systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">See how to move SQL Agents jobs between SQL Server instances</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/how-can-i-move-sql-server-agent-jobs-different-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/how-can-i-move-sql-server-agent-jobs-different-systems#comments SQL Server Job script sql agent T-SQL Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:30:00 +0000 22411 at http://sqlmag.com Overcoming Our Fear of Change in 2015 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/overcoming-our-fear-change-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">As I look at the research on change management, there seem to be some common reasons for why we fear change within organizations. Maybe you’ll recognize some of these in yourself or your organization. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/overcoming-our-fear-change-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/overcoming-our-fear-change-2015#comments SQL Server 2015 Change Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:27:00 +0000 22401 at http://sqlmag.com Who’s in control of your data? http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/who-s-control-your-data <div class="node-body article-body">There’s a lot of data out there, a lot more on the way, and an increasing demand for companies and organizations to process, analyze, and use data faster than ever before. Stuck in the middle are database administrators (DBAs), many of whom are finding it hard to keep control over databases and their associated data. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/who-s-control-your-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/who-s-control-your-data#comments SQL Server data SQL Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:54:00 +0000 22391 at http://sqlmag.com T-SQL Tuesday #62 – Healthy SQL http://sqlmag.com/t-sql-tuesday-62-healthy-sql <div class="node-body link-body">Healthy SQL is an important topic… I’ve gotten involved in a number of SQL health checks and would like to share some of the key methodology, metrics investigated and tools/utilities used.</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/healthybeach.jpg?1421155798" /> </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/t-sql-tuesday-62-healthy-sql" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server SQL Server Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:28:00 +0000 22361 at http://sqlmag.com Walking through the Power BI Public Preview http://sqlmag.com/cloud/walking-through-power-bi-public-preview <div class="node-body article-body">Over the holidays Microsoft quietly released a public preview of Power BI’s recent innovations. This humble release was by design. If you want more information, don’t fret. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/cloud/walking-through-power-bi-public-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/cloud/walking-through-power-bi-public-preview#comments Cloud SQL Server Power BI Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:40:00 +0000 22351 at http://sqlmag.com