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Big data is the marketing term du jour, but what is it really? As a broad umbrella term, it can be misleading, and many so-called “big data problems” are what I would call many data problems. In this session, I will take you through big d...
posted on 09/04/2014 14:52
Since SQL Server In-Memory OLTP was unveiled last November, there has been a lot of conversation and buzz about it. The new SQL Server 2014 introduces memory-optimized database technology for optimizing the performance of OLTP workloads. In particula...
posted on 03/04/2014 18:36
SSAS Tabular Workshop by SQLBI is the training course to jumpstart the modeling of BI solutions with Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2012 using the new Tabular Modeling.Alberto Ferrari  will present the successful SSAS Tabular Workshop, n...
posted on 11/03/2014 08:53
One of the most important tasks of every DBA is developing a good backup strategy. You’ve probably written your own scripts or used the maintenance solution of Ola Hallengren. But where do you store your backups? On your SAN … or on tape...
posted on 21/01/2014 13:14
Unlike most vendors who opt to provide their high-end appliances for a high price or provide a relational data warehouse appliance that is disconnected from their “Big Data” and/or BI offerings, Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehous...
posted on 05/09/2013 15:18

What's Going on in the community?

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 brings new performance and scalability gains by introducing In-Memory OLTP.  In-Memory OLTP contains tables and indexes optimized for in memory. Transactions execute under lock-free algorithms to provide linear scalabil...
Source: SQL Server Blog (10/07/2014 20:35)
Sometimes you end up in a good plan / bad plan situation: an important query runs just fine most of the time. The query is parameterized, a good execution plan gets re-used, everything is cool. But sometimes, a “bad plan” gets compiled &#...
Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited (10/07/2014 16:15)
We’ve just released a new course on Pluralsight, and there were a couple of other courses released earlier this year that you may have missed. The new course is Joe Sack’s SQL Server: Common Query Tuning Problems and Solutions – Par...
Source: Paul S. Randal (09/07/2014 19:42)
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 brings new performance and scalability gains by introducing In-Memory OLTP.  In-Memory OLTP contains tables and indexes optimized for in memory. Transactions execute under lock-free algorithms to provide linear scalabil...
Source: SQL Server Blog (09/07/2014 18:00)
Updated to include SP1 CU10: There have already been ten Cumulative Updates (CU) for the Service Pack 1 branch of SQL Server 2012. There have been a fairly high number of hotfixes in every one of these Cumulative Updates, as more people are using SQL...
Source: Glenn Berry (09/07/2014 17:47)
At some point you’re going to be confronted with an Oracle installation or even just an Oracle DBA. Communicating with a DBA who works on a different product can be difficult, it’s like speaking US English and having a conversation … Continue r...
Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited (09/07/2014 15:00)
One of the projects I have been working on as time permits is to construct a way to create a shared access signature using native T-SQL. Shared access signatures are needed when working with SQL Server data files in Azure. Mostly, DBAs would use a ...
Source: Greg Low (09/07/2014 11:50)
One of the projects I have been working on as time permits is to construct a way to create a shared access signature using native T-SQL. Shared access signatures are needed when working with SQL Server data files in Azure. Mostly, DBAs would use a ...
Source: Greg Low (09/07/2014 11:50)
One of the projects I have been working on as time permits is to construct a way to create a shared access signature using native T-SQL. Shared access signatures are needed when working with SQL Server data files in Azure. Mostly, DBAs would use a ...
Source: Greg Low (09/07/2014 11:50)
BACKUP TO URL was introduced as an add-on in Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 and as a built-in feature for SQL Server 2014. I previously described this in a blog post. We have been using this in a variety of ways from on-pr...
Source: Greg Low (09/07/2014 02:16)

And on a different note

Omeed Chandra is a Program Manager on the OneNote team. In this post, he announces a new website where users can share feedback and suggestions for improving OneNote. On the OneNote team, we love hearing from our customers, and we use your feedback t...
Source: OneNote Blog (10/07/2014 18:00)
Two weeks ago, we announced the release of the Office 365 for business public roadmap in response to your feedback for more visibility into future Office 365 updates. Today we are continuing that effort by sharing how our Office 365 plans will be evo...
Source: Office 365 technology (09/07/2014 17:00)
“We are far more efficient with Office 365, saving 30 to 50 hours a week, which gives us more time in front of our clients building relationships. There’s a lot of competition in our industry, and this technology helps set us apart.” - - Dean DeSanti...
Source: SharePoint Blog (09/07/2014 17:00)
Jani Tietäväinen, CEO and lead producer of Finland-based Seepia Games, received funding from AppCampus to build a strategy game called Permia Duels. Since he released the app to Windows Phone six months ago, it has been hugely successful, accruing 54...
Source: Windows Phone Developer Blog (09/07/2014 08:09)
Jani Tietäväinen, CEO and lead producer of Finland-based Seepia Games, received funding from AppCampus to build a strategy game called Permia Duels. Since he released the app to Windows Phone six months ago, it has been hugely successful, accruing 54...
Source: Windows Phone Developer Blog (09/07/2014 08:09)
Hybrid computing is the intersection between traditional on-premises and cloud computing models. Deploying a hybrid scenario is useful when you need to realize ROI on existing on-premises investments, when you require a bridge between on-premises and...
Source: SharePoint Blog (08/07/2014 20:22)
We just made it easier than ever to clip the web — now, when you send an email with a URL to me@onenote.com, we’ll clip a screenshot of the webpage along with the email’s contents into your OneNote notebook. Browsing the web on your...
Source: OneNote Blog (08/07/2014 18:00)
Mod is a paper notebook that syncs to the cloud. Now you can sync your hand written notes that you take in Mod with OneNote.
Source: OneNote Blog (08/07/2014 17:30)
“Office 365 revolutionizes how we store and share the historical lifeblood of the business—more than a million lease documents. With on-demand access to these documents, our staff has everything at their fingertips to satisfy any document request fro...
Source: SharePoint Blog (08/07/2014 17:00)
One of our key themes at the SharePoint Conference in March was Work Like a Network. Yammer is at the heart of this new way of getting things done, and ever since the acquisition we’ve been focused on weaving social capabilities deeply into Office 36...
Source: Office 365 technology (07/07/2014 18:00)
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