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.
Microsoft made several database-related announced that directly challenge its cloud competitor Amazon and its Redshift offering.
Blair Greenwood shares her list of top SQL Server experts on Twitter to follow on Twitter to make your SQL Server learning experience easier.
Michael Simmons continues his SQL Server journey by reviewing key terms and concepts, along with a primer on SQL Server Management Studio.
Michael Simmons serves up five simple steps for getting started with SQL Server as an IT administrator in his new article series.
Azure SQL Database now includes a slew of new security and automation improvements to help make your time spent with the service more productive.
Looking to make your data more secure? Daniel Petri shows us how to enable SSL traffic encryption in Microsoft SQL Server in this step-by-step tutorial.