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Microsoft Ignite 2023: Data Analytics Platform Fabric Analytics Now Available

Microsoft's latest offering will also continue the company's trend of strong AI integration hooks.

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Why IT Should be Concerned with 'Living off the Land' Attacks

What was once a somewhat novel attack approach has gained popularity in the face of rising nation-state threat actors.

The Current State of the Art Around Cloud Storage and Databases

Let's break down performance metrics, cost considerations, and the ever-changing best practices of cloud storage and database solutions.

Microsoft Allowing Documentation During Certification Exams Is a Game-Changer

The new shift in exams will lead to more task-oriented questions, higher-quality credentials and a blow against the illicit market of exam brain dumps.

Generative AI Impact on the Database

Once you're able to see through the "AI whitewashing," a strong case for generative AI in the database space can be made.

Platform as a Service Databases -- Handle with Care!

Let's take a look at the limitations of PaaS database offerings for organizations with robust DBA teams and mission-critical needs.

Build 2023: Meet Fabric, the AI-fication of Microsoft's Data Business

Microsoft is transforming its data portfolio for its Copilot era. Here's what that means for DBAs.

Clear Connection: Building APIs for Databases

You don't need to be a software developer to quickly create an API that will retrieve the information you need.

A Love Letter to the Command Line Tool sqlcmd

Often overlooked, it's a powerful tool that can make your life a lot easier. Especially now that Microsoft has updated its functionality.


Microsoft Finally Releases SQL Server 2022

Now generally available, SQL Server 2022's feature set brings it closer to parity with Azure SQL. Here are the biggest additions to Microsoft's RDBMS software you need to know.

SQL Server 2022: Every Licensing Detail You Need To Know

Microsoft's relational database engine has had the same licensing model since 2012. The new version released this week brings significant changes that brings SQL Server closer to Azure SQL's licensing model.

Deep Dive into SQL Server 2022's Query Performance Features, Part 2: PSP Optimization

Reduce workload times with this handy feature that can benefit every database pro.

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