SQL Server 2012 http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9192/more en 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 SQL Server 2008 Database Performance Tuning 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> Simple SQL Server Management Studio Trick: Multiple Line Text Editing http://sqlmag.com/blog/simple-sql-server-management-studio-trick-multiple-line-text-editing <div class="node-body blog-body">I've bumped into a few folks over the past year or so who simply don't know that you can easily edit (contiguous/similar) details across multiple lines in SQL Server 2012—so I thought I'd share.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </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/simple-sql-server-management-studio-trick-multiple-line-text-editing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/simple-sql-server-management-studio-trick-multiple-line-text-editing#comments SQL Server 2012 Database Administration ALT ALT code code editing editing keyboard keyboard SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Practical SQL Server Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:14:00 +0000 16861 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2012 Express Edition: 4 Free Versions http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-express-edition-4-free-versions <div class="node-body gallery-body">SQL Server Express is a free edition of SQL Server ideal for developing and powering desktop, web, and small server applications. Learn the difference between the four versions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-express-edition-4-free-versions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-express-edition-4-free-versions#comments SQL Server 2012 database development database engine LocalDB SQL Server Express SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:41:00 +0000 16461 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 SQL Server Log Files Update http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-log-files-update <div class="node-body article-body">To fix SQL Server problems, it's crucial to know as much as possible about the issue. Here are the best places to find log files for troubleshooting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-log-files-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-log-files-update#comments Database Backup and Recovery SQL Server 2012 SQL Server error log files log files SQL Server troubleshooting database problems troubleshooting SQL Server Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:08:00 +0000 15861 at http://sqlmag.com VMware: Microsoft SQL Server Available on Hybrid Cloud http://sqlmag.com/vmware-microsoft-sql-server-available-hybrid-cloud <div class="node-body link-body"><p>VMware vCloud Hybrid Service—like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure—now supports Microsoft SQL Server.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="cloud computing symbol" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/cloud-computing-symbol-595x335.jpg?1389723149" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/vmware-microsoft-sql-server-available-hybrid-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hybrid Cloud SQL Server 2012 VMware SQL Server 2008 Database Virtualization Hybrid Cloud SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2012 VMware vCloud Service Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:59:00 +0000 15791 at http://sqlmag.com Tracking Changes in SQL Server 2012 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/tracking-changes-sql-server-2012 <div class="field-byline"> Leonard Mwangi (reader-submitted article) </div> <div class="field-deck"> Two features let you easily track table changes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The change data capture and change tracking features in SQL Server 2012 let you easily track changes in tables.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/tracking-changes-sql-server-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/tracking-changes-sql-server-2012#comments SQL Server 2012 Systems Management SQL Server SQL Server 2012 tracking changes Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:31:00 +0000 15071 at http://sqlmag.com Gather SQL Server Instance Information with PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/powershell/gather-sql-server-instance-information-powershell <div class="field-deck"> Get started with some basics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Getting started managing SQL Server with PowerShell isn't hard, but it does require some fundamentals. Here are some PowerShell basics to get you started!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/gather-sql-server-instance-information-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/gather-sql-server-instance-information-powershell#comments SQL Server 2012 PowerShell SQL Server 2008 cmdlet PowerShell PowerShell 1.0 PowerShell 2.0 Server Management Objects SMO SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2012 SQLPS.exe Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:23:00 +0000 14851 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Views: Steps to Setting Up SQL Agent http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sql-views-steps-setting-sql-agent <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server Agent is a handy job-scheduling program built for SQL Server; with it, users can easily create essential jobs and specify what steps will be taken, when a job will be executed, set alerts for specific events, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sql-views-steps-setting-sql-agent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/sql-views-steps-setting-sql-agent#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 Database Performance Tuning Database Administration SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2012 sql server agent SQL Server Management Studio SSMS Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:37:00 +0000 14191 at http://sqlmag.com 5 Common Gotchas with SQL Server AlwaysOn http://sqlmag.com/scale-arc/5-common-gotchas-sql-server-alwayson <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: ScaleArc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AlwaysOn is one of the more visible and talked-about additions to SQL Server 2012. Yet, despite all of the fanfare, many organizations have yet to take advantage of AlwaysOn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scale-arc/5-common-gotchas-sql-server-alwayson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database High Availability SQL Server 2012 Scale Arc SQL Server Database Administration Resources Always On Always-on AlwaysOn Availability Groups high availability scale arc SQL Server Web Seminar Fri, 25 Oct 2013 23:10:00 +0000 14491 at http://sqlmag.com