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SQLServerCentral - Blogs
There is a huge time for suspense for everyone in the Microsoft Data Platform space, whenever its time to submit sessions for the PASS Summit and even ...
15:12 25-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
Please join me and about 4000+ other technology professionals for the annual PASS Summit in Seattle, WA October 24th - 28th. But before I talk about this ...
19:30 24-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
I've had an aging desktop for some time. I originally bought it from Glenn Berry (b | t), who I think gets a new machine every quarter or two. Seriously, ...
19:20 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Microsoft recently bought LinkedIn for $26 billion. In this article, Ryan Phelan considers the ramifications ...
17:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Michael Otey takes a look at one of the most interesting new features that Microsoft added to SQL Server 2016: temporal tables. Temporal tables enable ...
17:46 24-Jun-2016
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Aidan Finn explains how you can use Azure Site Recovery (ASR) to migrate machines, VMware, physical, or Hyper-V, running Windows or Linux, to Azure with ...
17:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Arshad Ali explains query execution flow when using Query Store, how it differs from regular query execution flow, its architecture, and how to get started ...
17:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
On June 16, Oracle Corporation released financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016 ...
17:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Containers are gaining more and more importance in IT for various reasons and Docker is the first company that made containers accessible to the masses, ...
17:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Despite the sophistication of the latest DB2 software versions and the power of current IBM z/server technology, it is still possible for performance ...
17:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
While the virtualization hardware platform is definitely the foundation for successfully virtualizing SQL Server enterprise databases, there are also ...
17:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Over the past year, Microsoft has seen customers use Linux in a third of its Azure virtual machines, ...
16:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Gregory Brown explains why developers should dig deep to understand their project's stakeholders, and discusses the dual role of the modern programmer ...
15:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Trace flags change the default behavior for queries inside of SQL Server at the server, session, or query level. Thomas LaRock talks about them in more ...
15:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
The term 'Architecture' seems to imply a plan that you can't easily subsequently deviate from. It's true that, if you abandon software architecture, you ...
14:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Kendra Little tests whether SQL Server 2016's Query Store features works with a read-only database.
14:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
In this video, Bridget Kromhout explains why no amount of industrial-strength job scheduling makes your organization immune to Conway's law.
14:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
So often, the unexpected delays in delivering database code are more likely to happen after the developers initiate the release process. The necessary ...
14:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Aidan Finn discusses the most forgotten aspect of migrating or deploying services in the the cloud, exactly how will the users connect to the services ...
14:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
You're setting up SQL Server log shipping for disaster recovery. What else do you need to do to best prepare for a failure? Kendra Little provides a guide. ...
14:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
Marketing people are often surprised when a new version of SQL Server doesn't quite generate the atmosphere of excited anticipation that they expected. ...
14:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
One of the difficulties of designing a completely different type of development tool such as SQL Clone is that you have to explain what it is for, but ...
14:46 24-Jun-2016
DatabaseWeekly - Newsletter
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a fast and reliable way of importing and exporting data, but it can be tricky to learn, initially. Rob Sheldon ...
14:46 24-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
No Sessions For You! The announcements of the speakers and sessions selected for the PASS Summit 2016 ...
14:00 24-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Questions
Hi! We are having huge problems with executing SSIS package that transfers data from Sybase source to SQL Server. The errors we are getting: [ASEOLEDB]Bad ...
10:09 24-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Questions
DECLARE @sqlCommand nvarchar(1000) DECLARE @countnumber int = 0 SET @sqlCommand = 'Set @countnumber = (SELECT count(*) from dsnv)' EXEC (@sqlCommand) print ...
09:28 24-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Questions
Hello, I would like to know how do I count total for current students for each year from 2000 onwards. they have starting date and end date. I would ...
05:10 24-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
Overview of the SituationWhile accessing data files in SQL Server, many issues may occur that may lead to frustrating situation for users. One such situation ...
04:23 24-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
I'm thrilled to have been selected to deliver a session at the 2016 PASS Global Summit titled "Reporting Services 2016: The Force Awakens".  I've ...
23:44 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
Security is a vital component of data security. In today’s day and age it is imperative to think about security. Recently there have been many high ...
23:05 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Editorials
An interesting question from Steve Jones today, asking what is your experience with designing databases. How to fix SQL Server disk ...
23:00 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Main Articles
The concept of a synonym was introduced in SQL Server 2005. Synonyms are very simple database objects, but have the potential to save a lot of time and ...
23:00 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Main Articles
You can mould PowerShell to the way you want to work, with all the settings and modules that you require, by using the profiles. Profiles are PowerShell ...
23:00 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Questions
I have a new report that requires some filtering based on the User logged into the report server. Is there a way to get the Users Group as a parameter ...
20:43 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
I was recently doing some work on my Windows 10 desktop and placed a drive on one of the slower internal disks. It's old. It's 7200 RPM. It's just plain ...
18:27 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
It's been a while since my last post, there are various reasons for my absence:  work, illness, having our house rewired, etc., but one of the biggest ...
18:06 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
I was going through some really old blogging ideas and I stumbled over this one and seeing as I love finding creative solutions in XQuery, I’m not ...
16:57 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
I love Azure and I love PowerShell.  They are a perfect marriage. It's amazing how much automation you can do inside of Azure with some PowerShell scripting. ...
16:27 23-Jun-2016
SQLServerCentral - Blogs
Another Twitter-born blog post! I love getting new ideas from the community. Real world ideas for solving real world problems! The original question ...
16:05 23-Jun-2016