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SQL Server Database Unit Testing – new video

Posted on: 23rd June, 2017

Channel 9’s latest video talks about Unit Testing for SQL Server database projects and how it integrates with the DevOps pipeline. http://bit.ly/2sZ51ip

Channel 9’s latest video talks about Unit Testing for SQL Server database projects and how it integrates with the DevOps pipeline.

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Getting Started with SQLCMD – new article

Posted on: 22nd June, 2017

SQLMag.com publishes new Tim Ford article showing how SQLCMD can be used to interrogate SQL Server. http://bit.ly/2sYDbU4

SQLMag.com publishes new Tim Ford article showing how SQLCMD can be used to interrogate SQL Server.

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TPC-H Benchmarking with SQL Server on Linux showcased

Posted on: 19th June, 2017

Data Exposed video shows how published TPC-H benchmark figures were achieved. http://bit.ly/2s5Gzv8

Data Exposed video shows how published TPC-H benchmark figures were achieved.

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Rubrik woos Microsoft and Oracle customers with new Cloud Data Management release

Posted on: 14th June, 2017

Rubrik has released v4.0 of its Cloud Data Management product, Alta. The latest version integrates with Oracle RMAN and supports Oracle ASM. It also adds support for Microsoft Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV. Alta’s new SQL Server Live Mount feature allows customers to run SQL Server operations directly from their Rubrik backup copy. http://bit.ly/2rqYmOq

Rubrik has released v4.0 of its Cloud Data Management product, Alta. The latest version integrates with Oracle RMAN and supports Oracle ASM. It also adds support for Microsoft Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV. Alta’s new SQL Server Live Mount feature allows customers to run SQL Server operations directly from their Rubrik backup copy.

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Microsoft and Oracle CEOs to be amongst White House tech summit attendees

Posted on: 9th June, 2017

Major technology company leaders will visit the White House in June for an inaugural meeting of President Trump’s American Technology Council. The group it said to have been formed to help modernise government services. https://bloom.bg/2sJCM4S

Major technology company leaders will visit the White House in June for an inaugural meeting of President Trump’s American Technology Council. The group it said to have been formed to help modernise government services.

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Redgate Data Tools for SQL Server – new video

Posted on: 1st June, 2017

New Channel9 video shows how to extend DevOps practices to SQL Server and Azure SQL databases using Redgate Data Tools (included in Visual Studio Enterprise 2017). http://bit.ly/2rXZxEE

New Channel9 video shows how to extend DevOps practices to SQL Server and Azure SQL databases using Redgate Data Tools (included in Visual Studio Enterprise 2017).

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Quest Software announces updated SQL Server management tools

Posted on: 26th May, 2017

Quest Software has announced updates to its Spotlight, SharePlex and TOAD products for SQL Server. The new versions are said to “allow database administrators the ability to better manage, monitor and optimize Microsoft SQL Server environments both on premise and in the cloud”. http://bit.ly/2qnvimo

Quest Software has announced updates to its Spotlight, SharePlex and TOAD products for SQL Server. The new versions are said to “allow database administrators the ability to better manage, monitor and optimize Microsoft SQL Server environments both on premise and in the cloud”.

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SQL Server Data Tools – SSDT series part 2

Posted on: 24th May, 2017

New episode on SSDT now available at http://bit.ly/2qWtPqx

New episode on SSDT now available at http://bit.ly/2qWtPqx

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SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.1 now available

Posted on: 19th May, 2017

Microsoft has announced the release of SQL Server 2017 Community Technology Preview 2.1, which includes new manageability features for SQL Server on Linux Docker containers. Microsoft has also announced that SQL Server 2017 on Linux has now had over 1 million Docker pulls since its launch six months ago. http://bit.ly/2pXBEJc

Microsoft has announced the release of SQL Server 2017 Community Technology Preview 2.1, which includes new manageability features for SQL Server on Linux Docker containers.

Microsoft has also announced that SQL Server 2017 on Linux has now had over 1 million Docker pulls since its launch six months ago.

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Microsoft announces Azure migration service for Oracle and SQL customers

Posted on: 10th May, 2017

Microsoft has announced a new service, currently in preview, to help customers move their Oracle and SQL Server databases to Azure. Microsoft is also launching MySQL and PostgreSQL PaaS products, and Cosmos DB, the successor to their NoSQL DocumentDB service. http://bit.ly/2q36WR3

Microsoft has announced a new service, currently in preview, to help customers move their Oracle and SQL Server databases to Azure.

Microsoft is also launching MySQL and PostgreSQL PaaS products, and Cosmos DB, the successor to their NoSQL DocumentDB service.

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