SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9189/more en Moving SQL Server to a Virtual Platform http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/moving-sql-server-virtual-platform <div class="field-deck"> Learn about some of the main factors that impact SQL Server performance in a VM </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about some of the main factors that impact SQL Server performance in a VM</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/moving-sql-server-virtual-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/moving-sql-server-virtual-platform#comments SQL Server data files log files tempdb VHD VM VMDK Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:47:00 +0000 25401 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 29: Practical Implementation Tips http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-29-practical-implementation-tips <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>My initial goal in writing this series of posts was to outline some of the concerns surrounding Availability Groups (AGs) and SQL Server Agent Jobs &ndash; and call out how there is virtually no guidance from Microsoft on this front and then detail some of the pitfalls and options available for tackling this problem domain. I initially expected this series of posts to have between 25 and 30 posts &ndash; according to some of the early outlines I created &lsquo;way back when&rsquo;.</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-29-practical-implementation-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-29-practical-implementation-tips#comments SQL Server backups backups ETL etl jobs jobs SQL Server Availability Groups SQL Server Availability Groups SSIS SSIS Practical SQL Server Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:03:00 +0000 25391 at http://sqlmag.com Where do I find SQL Server Management Studio? http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-do-i-find-sql-server-management-studio <div class="field-deck"> Find the executable for SSMS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Find the executable for SSMS</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-do-i-find-sql-server-management-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/where-do-i-find-sql-server-management-studio#comments SQL Server SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:33:00 +0000 25381 at http://sqlmag.com $99 Online Training Opportunities: Week of July 26, 2015 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/99-online-training-opportunities-week-july-26-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Are you looking for online training opportunities for next week for you or your staff?</p> &nbsp; <p>We have two sessions next week - both qualify for our Special Mid-Summer Training Sale providing high-quality training to you for only $99!</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/99-online-training-opportunities-week-july-26-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/99-online-training-opportunities-week-july-26-2015#comments SQL Server online SQL Server training Fri, 24 Jul 2015 22:39:00 +0000 25361 at http://sqlmag.com Scaling SQL Server With No Hardware http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/scaling-sql-server-no-hardware <div class="field-deck"> Core database performance factors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about SQL Server's core database performance factors</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/scaling-sql-server-no-hardware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/scaling-sql-server-no-hardware#comments SQL Server Indexes Query optimizer scan seek tempdb Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:56:00 +0000 25351 at http://sqlmag.com New Dynamic Management Views in SQL Server 2016 Part 1 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/new-dynamic-management-views-sql-server-2016-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">New version of Microsoft SQL Server means new Dynamic Management Objects. This series will dig into what these diagnostic objects can (and sometimes can not) tell us about our servers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/new-dynamic-management-views-sql-server-2016-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/new-dynamic-management-views-sql-server-2016-part-1#comments SQL Server 2016 DMVs dynamic management object sql server 2016 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:21:00 +0000 25261 at http://sqlmag.com Your First Public Presentation http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/your-first-public-presentation <div class="node-body article-body"><h1>Making Your First Public Presentation</h1> <p>Have you ever found yourself sitting at a conference like the <a href="http://www.sqlpass.org/Events/PASSSummit.aspx">SQL PASS Summit</a> or your local <a href="http://www.sqlsaturday.com/">SQL Saturday</a> listening to a dynamic speaker making a complex topic seem simple and found yourself thinking that you wish you could do that? If you are like me, you have.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/your-first-public-presentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/your-first-public-presentation#comments SQL Server presentation Professional Development public speaking SQLSaturday toastmasters Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:04:00 +0000 25251 at http://sqlmag.com The Essential Guide the SQL Server 2014: Backup Enhancements http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-backup-enhancements <div class="field-deck"> Learn about the backup enhancements in SQL Server 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the backup enhancements in SQL Server 2014</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-backup-enhancements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-backup-enhancements#comments SQL Server 2014 Backup encryption SQL Server Backup to URL SQL Server Managed Backup Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:40:00 +0000 25231 at http://sqlmag.com Hit Your SQL Server Performance Goals http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/hit-your-sql-server-performance-goals <div class="field-deck"> Benchmarking enables you to stay on top of your SQL Server performance goals </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Benchmarking enables you to stay on top of your SQL Server performance goals</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/hit-your-sql-server-performance-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/hit-your-sql-server-performance-goals#comments SQL Server Benchmarking Performance Monitor SQL Server Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:10:00 +0000 25221 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 28: Additional Options for Tackling Jobs Failover http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-28-additional-options-tackling-jobs-failo <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Throughout this series of posts I&rsquo;ve taken a somewhat pessimistic view of how SQL Server Agent jobs are managed within most organizations &ndash; meaning that most of the code and examples I&rsquo;ve provided up until this point were based on assumptions about how CHANGE to jobs is managed. That pessimism, to date, has come in two forms:</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-28-additional-options-tackling-jobs-failo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-28-additional-options-tackling-jobs-failo#comments SQL Server availability group Change Management Change Management Failover jobs SQL Agent job sql server agent Practical SQL Server Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:06:00 +0000 25211 at http://sqlmag.com