SQL Server 2005 http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9190/more en SQL Server 2005 End of Life: Time for a Hardware Refresh http://sqlmag.com/resources/hardware-refresh <div class="node-body article-body">On April 12, 2016 Microsoft will no longer support SQL Server 2005, meaning anyone who is still running it will not get the updates and patches Microsoft released to strengthen the solution’s security and improve performance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/resources/hardware-refresh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2005 Resources Sponsored Sun, 20 Dec 2015 21:19:00 +0000 26701 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft confirms end of extended support for SQL Server 2005 http://sqlmag.com/microsoft-confirms-end-extended-support-sql-server-2005 <div class="node-body link-body">If your company continues to use and support SQL Server 2005 then you need to be aware that the march is in the final stages and 12 April 2016 is a date you need to mark on your 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Databases," Chandra Sekhar Pathivada goes more in-depth into the concepts behind his PR_HIERARCHIAL_DATA stored procedure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/revisiting-how-to-avoid-referential-integrity-errors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/revisiting-how-to-avoid-referential-integrity-errors#comments T-SQL SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2005 Database Administration Database Administration database development PR_HIERARCHIAL_DATA stored procedure SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Fri, 06 Dec 2013 05:00:00 +0000 15081 at http://sqlmag.com Free Tool: SQL Sentry's Plan Explorer http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/free-tool-sql-sentrys-plan-explorer <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Kline </div> <div class="field-deck"> More easily read SQL Server execution plan details </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This free tool’s readability and usability features help you easily decipher SQL Server execution plan details.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/free-tool-sql-sentrys-plan-explorer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/free-tool-sql-sentrys-plan-explorer#comments Database Performance Tuning SQL Server 2005 SQL Server Database Administration Database Administration Database Administration Database Administrator Execution plans Free Tool Free Tools Fundamental Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Performance tuning Product Query optimization query optimization Query Plans SQL Sentry Plan Explorer SQL Server SQL Server SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 R2 SQL Server Management Studio SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Tue, 06 Sep 2011 21:04:00 +0000 7183 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2005's APPLY, Part 2 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2005/sql-server-2005s-apply-part-2 <div class="field-byline"> Itzik Ben-Gan </div> <div class="field-deck"> Advanced uses for this table operator </div> <div 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table expression to each row from the left, allowing correlations from the right table expression to refer to attributes from the left side.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2005/sql-server-2005s-apply-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2005/sql-server-2005s-apply-part-1#comments T-SQL Database Development SQL Server 2005 SQL Server Database Administration Computing Data management Database Administrator Database Developer Database Development Development How-To Article Intermediate Microsoft SQL Server SQL Server SQL Server 2005 T-SQL T-SQL Black Belt Mon, 20 Jun 2011 18:07:00 +0000 7273 at http://sqlmag.com The Great SQL Server Migration Question http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/great-sql-server-migration-question <div class="field-byline"> Michael Otey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The current SQL Server release schedule seems to be more than customers can keep up with—more time is needed between versions, but not too much.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/great-sql-server-migration-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/great-sql-server-migration-question#comments SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2005 SQL Server Database Administration Database Administration SQL Server SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 R2 Wed, 12 Jan 2011 14:00:00 +0000 8040 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server FineBuild http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-finebuild <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Kline </div> <div class="field-deck"> Easily configure and deploy custom SQL Server installations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Use this free tool to easily install and configure SQL Server and the accompanying services packs, cumulative updates, hotfixes, community tools, and best practice configurations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/sql-server-finebuild" 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