SQL Server tidbits you should take a quick look at today are a discussion about the future of Microsoft's data platform, the release of the free tool SQL XEvent Profiler 1.0, and an exploration of distributed transactions by Denny Cherry.
Today's news includes a SQL Server 2014 certification update, the IT/Dev Connections 2014 Call for Speakers for the SQL Server track, and a new feature from Espresso Logic that enables developers to create secure RESTful APIs for stored procedures—in just minutes.
In the news today is a survey of databases in use, the release of Forerunner Mobilizer to manage SQL Server Reporting Services across mobile devices, and OpenShift by Red Hat's plans to add SQL Server support to its cloud platform.
To get the most out of your SQL Server environment, you need to properly manage and maintain the environment. Your responsibilities encompass making certain that SQL Server has performance, stability, scalability, and recovery....More
Since SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP was announced, there have been many questions from many different people about the new feature and how it works. Here, Mike Otey will answer some of the more frequent questions....More
What should most database administrators be doing on a regular basis? Here's a comprehensive list from Michael K. Campbell of many of the things DBAs typically do on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis....More
Penton's IT/Dev Connections, the premier professional training and networking conference for the Microsoft technology community, has announced its 14th annual event will be held September 15-19, 2014 at the ARIA Hotel in Las Vegas....More
Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More
Initial word on the street is that SQL Server 2014 has been very stable so far—which is probably why it went to release so quickly and bypassed what would typically have been another pre-release....More