Databases


How-To: Delivering Intelligence with SharePoint Dashboards

Integrate data from disparate sources into scorecards with rich data visualization for interactivity and workflow automation.

Database Check: Testing Sentrigo's Hedgehog DBscanner

Sentrigo Hedgehog DBscanner offers enterprise-class vulnerability assessment and security scanning for databases.

SQL Server 2008 R2: Unlock the Locks

Resolving locking issues with SQL Server 2008 R2 can be troublesome -- but it can also be surprisingly straightforward.

Top 10 Secrets of a SQL Server Expert

Maintaining a SQL Server environment is a potentially complex endeavor. Here are 10 tips for ways you can minimize complexity and reduce stress.

Microsoft Taps SQL Server PDW To Boost Security Forensics

Microsoft published details this month about how it used its own Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) edition of SQL Server 2008 R2 to improve the performance of its company-wide security monitoring system.

UPDATE: Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse Hits Metal Next Month

The parallel data warehouse edition of Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 solution will soon see the light of day.

SQL Server 2008 SP2 Now Available

Microsoft today released Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008.

Microsoft Kills Key Components of the 'Oslo' Modeling Platform

It's no surprise that 'Oslo', also known as SQL Server Modeling, has not survived the on-going battle of competing data platform strategies at Microsoft.

Hurd Resurfaces at Oracle

Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president.

Microsoft PowerPivot: Making Excel Analytics Work

A new component in SQL Server 2008 R2 gives users the autonomy to set up business intelligence functionality in Excel without taking control of the process away from IT.

Microsoft Offers New SQL Server Migration Tools

Microsoft today updated some of its free tools to help users move to Microsoft SQL Server and released a new Oracle MySQL migration tool.

Microsoft Issues New Windows Security Advisories

Microsoft issued even more details about Windows security concerns, even after releasing its August security update on Tuesday.

Does Your Company Have Intelligence?

B.I. projects can be complex and expensive, but there are increasing options for smaller shops -- with big payoffs.

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 Released

Microsoft last week released the next version of a free tool that provides upgrade advice for those using the company's flagship software products.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Small Business Server Previews

Microsoft on Monday announced two new "previews" to come for its Windows Small Business Server product suite.

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