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.
Microsoft has released SQL Sever 2016 CTP 2.3 (Community Technical Preview) is now available for download and it comes with several new features.
I’ve added a lot of skills to my tech toolbox over the years, and I’ve found PowerShell to be the most useful addition. As my skills with PowerShell increased, I’ve looked to use it more. That’s a great thing, because PowerShell is so prolific on Microsoft systems today, that in many instances it’s become the primary way […]
Senior Editor Blair Greenwood interviews Microsoft’s Ranga Rengarajan of Data Platform Services on the current state of big data in an IT pro world.
Microsoft announced a handful of announcements for its cloud data platform, which include Azure SQL Data Warehouse, SQL Server 2016, and Power BI.
The SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview (CTP2) is now available to download and provides a first look into Always Encrypted and Stretch Database capabilities.