SQL Server 2012 http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9192/more en Data Tales #2: The Case of the Exploding Table http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/data-tales-2-case-exploding-table <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I was recently at a customer site where the developers were very concerned about the impact of adding columns to a table. They told me that when they added a new column that their deployment code was timing out and the database was massively increasing in size. It had increased from around a small size to well over 50GB during the single operation. The deployment operation involved adding the column and writing one row to a deployment history table. Because they were only writing a single new row, they were blaming SQL Server for bloating the database size when a column was added.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/data-tales-2-case-exploding-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/data-tales-2-case-exploding-table#comments SQL Server 2012 AutoGrow growth setting SQL Server table Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:07:00 +0000 25711 at http://sqlmag.com http://taylors988.deviantart.com/art/Planetary-Explosion-131533901 SSAS Tabular-Part 3: Tabular Model Administration http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-3-tabular-model-administration <div class="field-byline"> Paul Turley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Four-part series </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>This is the third article in the four part series about designing SSAS Tabular models.&nbsp; In this article you will learn how to manage and secure a deployed model on the server.</em></p> <p>Part 1 - <a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/starting-your-modeling-career-analysis-services-tabular-models-part-1" target="_blank">Getting Started with SSAS Tabular</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-3-tabular-model-administration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services Analysis Services Tabular Business Intelligence Professional DAX Tabular models Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:22:00 +0000 24021 at http://sqlmag.com SSAS Tabular-Part 4: Deep Dive DAX http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-4-deep-dive-dax <div class="field-byline"> Paul Turley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Four-part series </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>This is the fourth and final article in the four part series about designing SSAS Tabular models.&nbsp; We go deeper into the DAX language to define more advanced measures and KPIs.</em></p> <p>Part 1 - <a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/starting-your-modeling-career-analysis-services-tabular-models-part-1" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">Getting Started with SSAS Tabular</font></u></a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-4-deep-dive-dax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services Analysis Services Tabular Business Intelligence Professional DAX Tabular models Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:22:00 +0000 24121 at http://sqlmag.com SSAS Tabular-Part 2: Easy DAX: Getting Started with Data Analysis Expressions http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-2-easy-dax-getting-started-data-analysis-expressions <div class="field-deck"> Four-part series </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this second in a series of four articles about designing and using Tabular models, you will learn how to get started with Data Analysis Expressions. In the articles that follow, we will add more sophisticated features to deliver production-scale solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-2-easy-dax-getting-started-data-analysis-expressions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/ssas-tabular-part-2-easy-dax-getting-started-data-analysis-expressions#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services Analysis Services Tabular Business Intelligence Professional DAX Tabular models Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:31:00 +0000 23021 at http://sqlmag.com Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2012 SP2 Now Available http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">The latest cumulative update is available for SQL Server 2012 SP2.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available#comments SQL Server 2012 CU CU4 cumulative update SQL Server 2012 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:24:00 +0000 22451 at http://sqlmag.com Starting Your Modeling Career with Analysis Services Tabular Models Part 1 http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/starting-your-modeling-career-analysis-services-tabular-models-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> Four-part series </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's introduction of the xVelocity in-memory analytics engine in 2010 is a significant game-changer for business intelligence and data management. The availability of this impressive technology and its future application in new product features will change the way you store and consume data, and it's at the heart of SSAS Tabular.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/starting-your-modeling-career-analysis-services-tabular-models-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-analysis-services/starting-your-modeling-career-analysis-services-tabular-models-part-1#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server Analysis Services Business Intelligence Professional SQL Server SSAS Tabular Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:23:00 +0000 22341 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU1 Now Available http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012-sp2-cu1-now-available <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The first cumulative update (CU) for SQL Server 2012 with SP2 has been released and is now available for download from Microsoft.</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/sqlserver-2012-border-595x335.jpg?1406217268" /> </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/sql-server-2012-sp2-cu1-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 CU1 Cumulative Update SP2 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:48:00 +0000 19081 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft Fixes SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISO Problem http://sqlmag.com/microsoft-fixes-sql-server-2012-sp2-iso-problem <div class="node-body link-body">It took a couple weeks, but the issue where the SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISO didn't actually include SP2 has now been fixed.</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/oops-keyboard-595x335.jpg?1406139543" /> </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/microsoft-fixes-sql-server-2012-sp2-iso-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISO Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:08:00 +0000 19051 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Configuring AlwaysOn Read-Only Replicas http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/configuring-alwayson-read-only-replicas <div class="field-deck"> How to configure read-only secondary replicas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to configure your SQL Server AlwaysOn replica to allow read-only access.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/configuring-alwayson-read-only-replicas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/configuring-alwayson-read-only-replicas#comments SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Database Administration AlwaysOn Availability Groups secondary replica Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:42:00 +0000 18841 at http://sqlmag.com