SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9189/more en Early Bird Discount and Full-Day Workshops for 2015 IT/Dev Connections http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-discount-and-full-day-workshops-2015-itdev-connections <div class="node-body article-body">The IT/Dev Connections super early-bird discount ends on Tuesday, March 31st and it is the lowest price of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-discount-and-full-day-workshops-2015-itdev-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-discount-and-full-day-workshops-2015-itdev-connections#comments SQL Server IT/Dev Connections discount Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:16:00 +0000 23731 at http://sqlmag.com Getting Started for Free with Amazon Web Services for SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-free-amazon-web-services-sql-server <div class="node-body article-body">Getting started with SQL Server in the Amazon Cloud is easy. It's also free for the first 12 months.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-free-amazon-web-services-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/getting-started-free-amazon-web-services-sql-server#comments SQL Server Amazon Web Services AWS free SQL Server Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:11:00 +0000 23371 at http://sqlmag.com http://bayarrilibros.blogspot.com/2013/07/que-estas-en-las-nubes.html For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record http://sqlmag.com/blog/data-quality-intelligent-rules-add-value-golden-record <div class="node-body blog-body">The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sql-server-pro-guest-blogs">SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/data-quality-intelligent-rules-add-value-golden-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/data-quality-intelligent-rules-add-value-golden-record#comments SQL Server Database Administration Sponsored Business Intelligence Professional Data quality Database Administrator Database Developer Golden Record Matching Melissa Data Survivorship SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:30:00 +0000 23351 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 20: Avoiding Backup Fragmentation http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-20-avoiding-backup-fragmentation <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn&rsquo;t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket &ndash; and therefore something you should avoid like the plague.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-20-avoiding-backup-fragmentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-20-avoiding-backup-fragmentation#comments SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups backups backups Fragmentation fragmentation SQL Server SQL Server Practical SQL Server Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:56:00 +0000 23071 at http://sqlmag.com IT/Dev Connections 2015 is a Deeply Technical, Community-Driven Conference http://sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2015-deeply-technical-community-driven-conference <div class="node-body link-body"><p>If you can only attend one technology conference this year, IT/Dev Connections 2015 could possibly your best bet.</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/IT-Dev%20Connections.jpg?1426153272" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2015-deeply-technical-community-driven-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:34:00 +0000 23311 at http://sqlmag.com The Essential Guide to SQL Server 2014 Series: The Analysis Migrate Report (AMR) Tool http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-analysis-migrate-report-amr-tool <div class="field-deck"> See how to migrate your databases to In-Memory OLTP </div> <div class="node-body article-body">See how to migrate your databases to In-Memory OLTP</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-analysis-migrate-report-amr-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-series-analysis-migrate-report-amr-tool#comments SQL Server 2014 AMR Analysis Migrate Report In-Memory OLTP Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:11:00 +0000 23201 at http://sqlmag.com Big Data Is New--Not http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-new-not <div class="node-body article-body">In the grand scheme of things, "big data" is an idea as old as ideas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-new-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/big-data-new-not#comments SQL Server Analytics Audience big data Database Administrator information systems IT Manager relational database SQL Server Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:06:00 +0000 23191 at http://sqlmag.com Where Are the Next SQL Server Opportunities? Follow the Money http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-are-next-sql-server-opportunities-follow-money <div class="node-body article-body">I sometimes talk to “financial types” about what we’re doing, who our target customers are and what ecosystem we’re innovating in. The funny thing is, when I say, “We’re focused on the Microsoft Windows Server ecosystem—we think it’s a great place for innovation,” I usually get a little silence followed by, “Oh, is Linux on your roadmap?” I come away from these encounters bemused by this reaction to perceived opportunities within the Microsoft Windows Server ecosystem. So let’s look at where the data center money is.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-are-next-sql-server-opportunities-follow-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-are-next-sql-server-opportunities-follow-money#comments SQL Server Business Decision Maker Data center Gartner IT Manager Microsoft SQL Server Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:28:00 +0000 23181 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft Announces Availability of DocumentDB and Azure Search http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-availability-documentdb-and-azure-search <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has announced the general availability of two new services: Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft's horse in the NoSQL race, and Azure Search.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-availability-documentdb-and-azure-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/microsoft-announces-availability-documentdb-and-azure-search#comments SQL Server Development Azure Azure Search Business Intelligence Professional database Database Administrator Database Developer Developer DocumentDB Hadoop IT Manager NoSQL SQL Server Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:34:00 +0000 23161 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 19: Availability Group Database Backups http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-19-availability-group-database-backups <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the biggest strengths of AlwaysOn Availability Groups is that they allow DBAs to address both high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single set of tooling or interfaces. But, this doesn’t mean that you won’t still need backups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-19-availability-group-database-backups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-19-availability-group-database-backups#comments SQL Server Availability Groups Availability Groups backups backups SQL Server AlwaysOn SQL Server AlwaysOn Practical SQL Server Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:11:00 +0000 22971 at http://sqlmag.com