Maintaining a SQL Server environment is a potentially complex endeavor. Here are 10 tips for ways you can minimize complexity and reduce stress.
- By Paul S. Randal
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.
The parallel data warehouse edition of Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 solution will soon see the light of day.
Microsoft today released Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008.
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.
- By Kathleen Richards
Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
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.
- By Andrew J. Brust
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 issued even more details about Windows security concerns, even after releasing its August security update on Tuesday.
- By Jabulani Leffall
B.I. projects can be complex and expensive, but there are increasing options for smaller shops -- with big payoffs.
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 on Monday announced two new "previews" to come for its Windows Small Business Server product suite.
Addressing one of the key objectives of cloud computing, Microsoft today said its Windows Azure platform will be available as an appliance that can run on customer and partner premises.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
You may be tempted to jump right into a SharePoint 2010 upgrade, but it requires a substantial amount of planning. This will guide you through the upgrade planning process.
How to use SQL Server to build a business intelligence (BI) platform without getting your organization's top brass involved.
- By Andrew Peterson