Azure recently experienced a nasty outage, lasting several hours. It seems to have been centered around DNS, but had wide side effects. Microsoft’s cloud platform took something of a beating. By the sound of it, a DDoS could have been to blame. Or not. Redmond isn’t saying…
Microsoft Excel causes problems in genetic research. That’s the claim of three researchers from an Australian institute, who discovered almost 20% of data sets contained errors introduced by Excel. The problem is Excel being “clever”—guessing the type of data it’s being asked to import. Unfortunately…
SQL Server 2016 has reached general availability, meaning that the software is now ready for production environments.
Michel K. Campbell discusses how one of the big changes with SQL Server 2016 is bringing a slew of new benefits to end users.
Microsoft has announced the availability of SQL Server 2016 and the features that will be in each edition of the platform.
Michael K. Campbell shares his thoughts on Microsoft’s decision to run SQL Server on Linux, along with associated costs that likely motivated the tech giant’s decision.
If you are running SQL Server 2005, the software will no longer be supported after next week which will leave your data vulnerable.
Aidan Finn provides his take on why Microsoft’s is releasing its SQL Server platform to the open source Linux platform.
Microsoft is targeting Oracle customers with a new offer for SQL Server 2016 as the company ramps up its marketing effort for the new platform.
While some are scrambling to explain why Microsoft’s decision to port SQL Server to Linux makes sense, a more pressing question emerges: Which other Microsoft solutions can or should head to Linux in the future?
Microsoft has announced today that they will be bringing SQL Server to the Linux platform in the middle of 2017 and a private preview is available today.
Aidan Finn shows us a quick guide to SQL Server 2005 end of support, complete with tips and considerations for mapping our a migration or upgrade.
If you are running SQL Server 2005 you need to be aware that support for that platform is ending in less than six months.