Microsoft has released the first Release Candidate of SQL Server 2017 which means major development work is complete and that the retail release is around the corner.
Because it’s that time of the quarter, this edition of Short Takes looks exclusively at Microsoft’s quarterly earnings announcement.
Microsoft has announced that it is improving the performance of SQL Server 2017 for Linux users and also bringing new tools to the table with easier access to AI.
Microsoft has announced that Azure SQL Advanced Threat Protection will reach general availability in April of 2017.
Shane discusses building a SharePoint 2013 BI Farm on Azure in SouthEast Asia, solar roads, and PowerShell training.
Shane’s quick update on SharePoint and related news you might have missed and his two cents on how the news applies to you and your work.
Microsoft held its Connect conference today and announced at the event are Visual Studio 2017, SQL Server v.Next for Windows and Linux, Visual Studio for the Mac, and that Microsoft has joined the Linux Foundation as a platinum member.
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.