SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9189/more en 2017 Training Resolutions from the SQL Cruise Technical Leads http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/2017-training-resolutions-sql-cruise-technical-leads <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Granted calendars as we know them are subjective and not all cultures honor the same calendar but we are at that time of the year that is known for setting resolutions for the coming twelve months and I thought it would be an interesting exercise to see what some of the Thought Leaders in SQL Server (and the broader Microsoft Data Platform) are planning on spending time learning this year.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/2017-training-resolutions-sql-cruise-technical-leads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/2017-training-resolutions-sql-cruise-technical-leads#comments SQL Server 2017 data platform Microsoft SQL Server thought leaders training recommendations Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:39:00 +0000 34671 at http://sqlmag.com ITDC 2017: What to Expect from the Data Platform & BI Track http://sqlmag.com/itdc-2017-what-expect-data-platform-bi-track <div class="node-body link-body">For IT/Dev Connections 2017 we’re happy to have Track Chair alumni, Tim Ford, back to head-up and manage the content for the Data Platform and Business Intelligence track. Tim has been instrumental in leading this track for several years. From a personal perspective, I truly appreciate Tim’s ability, experience, and expertise to concoct a masterful symphony of relevant and deeply technical content for track that can sometimes seem like an afterthought. </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/itdc20172.jpg?1487349072" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/itdc-2017-what-expect-data-platform-bi-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections 2017 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:30:00 +0000 34831 at http://sqlmag.com Call for Speakers for 2017 IT/Dev Connections Extended Until February 20, 2017 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/call-speakers-2017-itdev-connections-extended-until-february-20-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The 2017 IT/Dev Connections conference is coming to San Francisco, CA&nbsp;after many years in Las Vegas, NV. This year&#39;s conference takes place October 23-26, 2017 at the Hilton Union Square in the heart of the San Francisco Financial District. As in years past there will be tracks covering:</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/call-speakers-2017-itdev-connections-extended-until-february-20-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/call-speakers-2017-itdev-connections-extended-until-february-20-2017#comments SQL Server 2017 IT/Dev Connections Call for Speakers Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:08:00 +0000 34821 at http://sqlmag.com The Future of Managing Databases in a Hybrid IT World http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/future-managing-databases-hybrid-it-world <div class="field-byline"> Thomas LaRock, Head Geek, SolarWinds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you work in information technology long enough, you get to see how people react when something new comes along. Some people embrace change, even to the point of being an early adopter. Others might use a wait-and-see approach. And then there is the group of people who are afraid of change in any form. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/future-managing-databases-hybrid-it-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/future-managing-databases-hybrid-it-world#comments SQL Server Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:34:00 +0000 34811 at http://sqlmag.com <p>Don&#39;t let fear of the unknown keep you from moving forward.</p> Identifying Existence of Intersections in Intervals http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/identifying-existence-intersections-intervals <div class="node-body article-body">Identifying the existence of intersections in intervals is a classic task where, given a table with a set of intervals, you need to check whether any intersections exist. This is often done to verify the validity of data that holds intervals that are not supposed to have any intersections between them. For example, when you keep history of changes to rows by maintaining multiple versions of a row, the same row is not supposed to have intersecting versions.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/identifying-existence-intersections-intervals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/identifying-existence-intersections-intervals#comments SQL Server intersections in intervals SQL Server Wed, 08 Feb 2017 19:40:00 +0000 34771 at http://sqlmag.com Introducing ‘Blackout’ Sessions for IT/Dev Connections 2017 http://sqlmag.com/introducing-blackout-sessions-itdev-connections-2017 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>There are a number of speakers who would love to share NDA information with attendees, but hold back because of fear of being recorded. To make it easier for those speakers (usually program managers from big vendors) to talk without worry, we’ve created Blackout sessions.</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/blackouttech.jpg?1486137646" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/introducing-blackout-sessions-itdev-connections-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections 2017 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:59:00 +0000 34761 at http://sqlmag.com Replacement Release for SQL Server Management Studio 16.5.2 is Available http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/replacement-release-sql-server-management-studio-1652-available <div class="node-body article-body">Earlier this month Microsoft released version 16.5.2 of SQL Server Management Studio. Customers identified issues with the release causing Microsoft to pull the download. The replacement is now available.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/replacement-release-sql-server-management-studio-1652-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/replacement-release-sql-server-management-studio-1652-available#comments SQL Server 2016 16.5.2 16.5.3 Download Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio SSMS Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:12:00 +0000 34711 at http://sqlmag.com Power Apps and Flow http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/power-apps-and-flow <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If you are looking to create an application to monitor or track a process and do not want to have to write much code, take a look at Power Apps and Flow. &nbsp;These products are designed to be able to provide a more self-service development environment as you can use templates and drop and click your way to an application which can work on the web, tablet or phone. &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Use Cases for PowerApps</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/power-apps-and-flow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/power-apps-and-flow#comments SQL Server Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:48:00 +0000 34701 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Management Studio Version 16.5.2 Now Available for Download http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/sql-server-management-studio-version-1652-now-available-download <div class="node-body article-body">The latest release from the SQL Server product group at Microsoft has just gone public and is available for download today. Read on to see what has changed.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/sql-server-management-studio-version-1652-now-available-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/sql-server-management-studio-version-1652-now-available-download#comments SQL Server 2016 16.5.2 Download SQL Server Management Studio SSMS Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:40:00 +0000 34661 at http://sqlmag.com Call for Content Launches for IT/Dev Connections 2017! http://sqlmag.com/call-content-launches-itdev-connections-2017 <div class="node-body link-body">Ready to try your speaking skills at one of the best technical conferences during the year? You may have honed your chops at some of the smaller boutique events, or even tried your hand at one of the large market-y events like Ignite, but now you get the chance to deliver your polished presentation skills to an audience hungry for deep, technical knowledge.</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/tracksitdc2017.jpg?1485185695" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/call-content-launches-itdev-connections-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server IT/Dev Connections 2017 Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:34:00 +0000 34691 at http://sqlmag.com