SQL Server 2008 http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9191/more en SQL Server 2008 SP4 and SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 Released http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/sql-server-2008-sp4-and-sql-server-2008-r2-sp3-released <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 SP4 and SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 for all customers with existing SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 deployments.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/sql-server-2008-sp4-and-sql-server-2008-r2-sp3-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/sql-server-2008-sp4-and-sql-server-2008-r2-sp3-released#comments SQL Server 2008 fixes Service Pack SP3 SP4 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:30:00 +0000 20731 at http://sqlmag.com Using the SQL Server Dedicated Administrator Connection http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to use the SQL Server's Dedicated Administrator Connection (DAC).</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection#comments SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 Database Administration Dedicated Administrator Connection sqlcmd SSMS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 19031 at http://sqlmag.com Mainstream Support Ends for SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/mainstream-support-ends-sql-server-2008-2008-r2 <div class="field-deck"> Technical support, including security updates, continues until July 9, 2019 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft will continue to provide technical support, including security updates, for both SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2, until July 9, 2019.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/mainstream-support-ends-sql-server-2008-2008-r2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/mainstream-support-ends-sql-server-2008-2008-r2#comments SQL Server 2008 extended support mainstream support secuirty updates SQL Server 2008 R2 technical support Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:36:00 +0000 18771 at http://sqlmag.com Top 13 SharePoint Resources for SQL Server DBAs http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-13-sharepoint-resources-sql-server-dbas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are 13 great resources to assist SQL Server database administrators (DBAs) with SharePoint configuration, installation, performance optimization, security, and more.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-13-sharepoint-resources-sql-server-dbas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-13-sharepoint-resources-sql-server-dbas#comments SharePoint 2013 SharePoint 2010 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 Security Database Administration Business Intelligence data installation performance optimization Reports Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:52:00 +0000 18541 at http://sqlmag.com Top 10 Highly Recommended SQL Server Books http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-10-highly-recommended-sql-server-books <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are 10 technical SQL Server books you may want to consider for your bookcase. Whether you're responsible for servers running SQL Server 2014, 2012, or 2008, there's a book for you.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-10-highly-recommended-sql-server-books" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-10-highly-recommended-sql-server-books#comments SQL Server 2014 T-SQL SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 SQL Server Reporting Services Database Administration SQL Server books Fri, 30 May 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18121 at http://sqlmag.com Early Bird for IT/Dev Connections Ends May 31! http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-itdev-connections-ends-may-31 <div class="field-deck"> Get access to over 180 in-depth training sessions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It's not too late to register for our IT/Dev Connections event to save with our early bird promotion. You'll get access to over 180 sessions spanning across SQL Server, Big Data, business intelligence, and more.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-itdev-connections-ends-may-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/early-bird-itdev-connections-ends-may-31#comments SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2008 SQL Server big data Business Intelligence IT/Dev Connections IT/Dev Connections at Aria IT/Dev Connections discount SQL Server Mon, 19 May 2014 16:09:00 +0000 18101 at http://sqlmag.com Practical Data Compression in SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/practical-data-compression-sql-server <div class="field-byline"> Louis Li (reader-submitted article) </div> <div class="field-deck"> How to take advantage of SQL Server's data compression feature </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By taking advantage of SQL Server's data compression feature, you can reduce database storage, which ultimately improves SQL Server performance.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/practical-data-compression-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/practical-data-compression-sql-server#comments SQL Server 2012 Database Performance Tuning SQL Server 2008 compressing data database performance tuning SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:52:00 +0000 17271 at http://sqlmag.com <p>Compressing data in SQL Server</p> Keep SQL Server 2008 Running http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/keep-sql-server-2008-running <div class="field-deck"> Top 10 SQL Server 2008 tips </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you have no immediate plans to upgrade to SQL Server 2014 and will continue to maintain a SQL Server 2008 database, here are our 10 most popular SQL Server 2008 resources for your quick reference.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/keep-sql-server-2008-running" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2008/keep-sql-server-2008-running#comments SQL Server 2008 Deadlock LOB data types Oracle performance tuning SQL Server 2008 R2 table partitions Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:10:00 +0000 16891 at http://sqlmag.com A Tale About SQL Service Packs for 2014 http://sqlmag.com/tale-about-sql-service-packs-2014 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Many may not realize, but mainstream support for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 ends on July 8, 2014.</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/tale.jpg?1392396744" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/tale-about-sql-service-packs-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 Service pack SQL Server SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2012 Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:47:00 +0000 16241 at http://sqlmag.com Use T-SQL to Add SQL Server Startup Parameters http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/t-sql-add-sql-server-startup-parameters <div class="field-deck"> Save time and hassle </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using SQL Server Configuration Manager to add a startup parameter on numerous SQL Server instances can be time-consuming. Here's a T-SQL script that makes this task much easier and quicker.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/t-sql-add-sql-server-startup-parameters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/t-sql-add-sql-server-startup-parameters#comments T-SQL Database Development SQL Server 2008 SQL Server SQL Server SQL Server 2008 R2 SQL Server Configuration Manager startup parameters T-SQL Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:45:00 +0000 16131 at http://sqlmag.com