Using Microsoft's Database-As-A-Service (DBaaS) offering gives you the flexibility to create databases as you need them, and you let Microsoft worry about backups, disaster recovery, and any other maintenance you normally focus on....More
The ability to use remoting to manage your SQL servers is critical to minimizing the time it takes to make sure everything's running smoothly, so you can focus on the problems that are impacting the business....More
One of the many hidden gems in the Microsoft BI world is the new Apps for Office framework. If you want a data visualization that Microsoft tools don't currently offer out-of-the-box, Office Web Apps may be a viable option for you....More
Microsoft has recognized that most businesses are going to be sticking with their on-premises infrastructure for some time, and it has quite pragmatically come out with several hybrid cloud options that can be a real value to SQL Server customers.
The latest version of SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA), a free tool from Microsoft that simplifies the database migration process from Oracle to SQL Server and Azure SQL DB, is now available for download....More
Microsoft Azure provides a whole new way to manage your data. Rather than having to buy expensive hardware and install SQL Server, you can spin up a new Microsoft Azure VM in a matter of minutes....More
Are you dealing with national and international records? The more expansive your records are in territory, the more problems you will face when it comes to verifying addresses. Not only are you dealing with language differences, but you are also dealing with different address formatting for different countries....More
Your contact data is valuable, but is it up to its full potential? Without the proper maintenance, the quality of your data quickly decreases--so quickly that 50% of databases deteriorate after only two years. It is an absolute necessity to maintain your data in order to decrease costs and increase profits....More