SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9189/more en Power BI Desktop “Publish to Pyramid Server” Button http://sqlmag.com/blog/power-bi-desktop-publish-pyramid-server-button <div class="node-body blog-body">Many organizations today cannot use public cloud solutions because of security concerns, administrative challenges and functional limitations. However, they still need a centralized platform where end users can conduct self-service analytics in an IT-enabled environment.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/power-bi-desktop-publish-pyramid-server-button" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/power-bi-desktop-publish-pyramid-server-button#comments SQL Server cloud cloud Pyramid Analytics Pyramid Analytics security security SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs Fri, 16 Sep 2016 01:07:00 +0000 33991 at http://sqlmag.com How to Restart Failed Log Shipping Quickly http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/how-restart-failed-log-shipping-quickly <div class="node-body article-body">Log shipping is a great tool for maintaining a redundant copy of your database to protect against site failures in a disaster recovery situation but what happens when it stops unexpectedly and you've an unknown number of transaction log backups to apply to get it going again? Tim has a script for you to identify the next transaction log backup to restore and kick-start the process.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/how-restart-failed-log-shipping-quickly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/how-restart-failed-log-shipping-quickly#comments Database High Availability SQL Server fix how to Log shipping Transact SQL Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:32:00 +0000 33931 at http://sqlmag.com Logical Query Processing Part 6: The WHERE Clause http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/logical-query-processing-part-6-where-clause <div class="node-body article-body">Logical query processing describes the conceptual interpretation of SQL queries. This article is the sixth part in a series on the topic.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/logical-query-processing-part-6-where-clause" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/logical-query-processing-part-6-where-clause#comments SQL Server 2016 logical query processing SQL Server sql server 2016 WHERE clause Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:54:00 +0000 33961 at http://sqlmag.com Now Available! The Insider’s Guide to IT/Dev Connections 2016 On-demand Replay http://sqlmag.com/now-available-insider-s-guide-itdev-connections-2016-demand-replay <div class="node-body link-body">Did you miss our recent live event where we sort of declassify what has made IT/Dev Connections 2016 such a buzz-worthy conference? Well, you’re in luck!</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/itdcondemand.png?1473446335" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/now-available-insider-s-guide-itdev-connections-2016-demand-replay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections 2016 Fri, 09 Sep 2016 18:37:00 +0000 33891 at http://sqlmag.com IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: David Klee http://sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2016-speaker-highlight-david-klee <div class="node-body link-body">Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!</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/kleeinterview.png?1473181921" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2016-speaker-highlight-david-klee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections 2016 Tue, 06 Sep 2016 17:06:00 +0000 33851 at http://sqlmag.com IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Adam Machanic http://sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2016-speaker-highlight-adam-machanic <div class="node-body link-body">Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!</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/adaminterview.png?1472654924" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2016-speaker-highlight-adam-machanic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections 2016 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:47:00 +0000 33821 at http://sqlmag.com BI Awareness and Adoption Tactics That Work, with Lestor Meadows of Kimberly-Clark http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/bi-awareness-and-adoption-tactics-work-lestor-meadows-kimberly-clark <div class="field-byline"> Mico Yuk </div> <div class="field-deck"> BI Brainz Analytics on Fire Podcast Episode 16 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Welcome to another exciting episode of Analytics on Fire! This week&rsquo;s topic comes from one of our customers, <a href="http://www.kimberly-clark.com/">Kimberly-Clark</a>. Lestor Meadows, Senior Manager of Global BI Delivery for Kimberly-Clark&rsquo;s Enterprise Data Management and Analytics team, discusses how he took his highly successful Awareness and Adoption program from being a regional to a global phenomenon within the company.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/bi-awareness-and-adoption-tactics-work-lestor-meadows-kimberly-clark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/bi-awareness-and-adoption-tactics-work-lestor-meadows-kimberly-clark#comments SQL Server Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:00:00 +0000 33791 at http://sqlmag.com IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Ryan Adams http://sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2016-speaker-highlight-ryan-adams <div class="node-body link-body">Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!</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/adamsinterview.png?1472488451" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/itdev-connections-2016-speaker-highlight-ryan-adams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:33:00 +0000 33781 at http://sqlmag.com Using Index Operational Stats to Drill Into High Latch and Lock Waits http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/using-index-operational-stats-drill-high-latch-and-lock-waits <div class="field-deck"> Part Two of a series on dm_db_index_operational_stats </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If analysis of your SQL Server's wait stats shows high levels of latch or lock waits how do you know which indexes are to blame so you can zero-in on troubleshooting and tuning? </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/using-index-operational-stats-drill-high-latch-and-lock-waits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/using-index-operational-stats-drill-high-latch-and-lock-waits#comments SQL Server database performance tuning dm_db_index_operational_stats latch Lock PAGEIOLATCH PAGELATCH Waits Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:01:00 +0000 33761 at http://sqlmag.com DATA TALES #10: It’s a Matter of Existence http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/data-tales-10-it-s-matter-existence <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I regularly see code that calculates a count of a set of rows then makes a decision that&rsquo;s based on the count, but only on whether or not the count is zero. Consider this (slightly contrived) example based on AdventureWorks:</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/uploads/2016/05/Screenshot%202016-08-24%2012.17.29.png" style="width: 365px; height: 257px;" /></p> <p>Note the query plan that&rsquo;s returned for the SELECT:</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/data-tales-10-it-s-matter-existence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/data-tales-10-it-s-matter-existence#comments SQL Server Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:15:00 +0000 33751 at http://sqlmag.com