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SQL Server 2017 Adaptive Query Processing – Data Exposed

Posted on: 14th August, 2017

The Data Exposed show’s latest episode focuses on 3 features of Adaptive QP in SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL DB. http://bit.ly/2wy3Kyc

The Data Exposed show’s latest episode focuses on 3 features of Adaptive QP in SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL DB.

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Pro DBA speeds on in team event

Posted on: 10th August, 2017

The SQL and Oracle teams at Pro DBA’s London office enjoyed a track session at TeamSport London Docklands last weekend. José (pictured) left us all in his wake with some impressive driving skills, but Steve, Nabil, Dave, Garry and John also showed their competitive spirits!

The SQL and Oracle teams at Pro DBA’s London office enjoyed a track session at TeamSport London Docklands last weekend. José (pictured) left us all in his wake with some impressive driving skills, but Steve, Nabil, Dave, Garry and John also showed their competitive spirits!

José takes to the podium after annihilating his colleagues in a 50 lap race!

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SQL Server 2017 Built-in Diagnostics – new Data Exposed episode

Posted on: 9th August, 2017

The Data Exposed team focuses on SQL Server 2017 diagnostics in this latest episode. http://bit.ly/2vLRbSV

The Data Exposed team focuses on SQL Server 2017 diagnostics in this latest episode.

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SQL Server 2016 upgrading – post-upgrade tasks

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017

SQL Server Pro has released part three of their Microsoft SQL Server 2016 upgrade guide, covering post-upgrade tasks. http://bit.ly/2uZg7EM

SQL Server Pro has released part three of their Microsoft SQL Server 2016 upgrade guide, covering post-upgrade tasks.

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Microsoft provisions new portal for product documentation

Posted on: 31st July, 2017

Microsoft has launched a new portal for product documentation and forums, accessible from docs.microsoft.com. From there, documentation is grouped by product line/focus, including sections for SQL Server, Windows, Azure, Visual Studio, Office and more. The SQL Server portal includes content for SQL 2016 and SQL 2017 Preview. http://bit.ly/2ucwc6B

Microsoft has launched a new portal for product documentation and forums, accessible from docs.microsoft.com. From there, documentation is grouped by product line/focus, including sections for SQL Server, Windows, Azure, Visual Studio, Office and more.

The SQL Server portal includes content for SQL 2016 and SQL 2017 Preview.

http://bit.ly/2ucwc6B

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Microsoft to report final quarter earnings on Thursday

Posted on: 20th July, 2017

Analysts predict revenue of $24.31 billion to be reported later, split fairly evenly between segments More Personal Computing, Productivity and Business Solutions, and Intelligent Cloud. Some expect Microsoft to release distinct earnings figures for Azure for the first time, with analysts particularly interested in the progress of their cloud business. http://on.mktw.net/2gLsUp4

Analysts predict revenue of $24.31 billion to be reported later, split fairly evenly between segments More Personal Computing, Productivity and Business Solutions, and Intelligent Cloud. Some expect Microsoft to release distinct earnings figures for Azure for the first time, with analysts particularly interested in the progress of their cloud business.

http://on.mktw.net/2gLsUp4

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SQL Server 2017 Release Candidate 1 available for download

Posted on: 18th July, 2017

Microsoft has announced the first ever public release candidate of SQL Server to support Linux. SQL Server 2017 (RC1) is now available for download after seven community technology previews. The new version of Microsoft’s flagship database product includes real-time intelligence through built-in R and Python integration, and adaptive query processing to allow for automatic tuning…

Microsoft has announced the first ever public release candidate of SQL Server to support Linux. SQL Server 2017 (RC1) is now available for download after seven community technology previews. The new version of Microsoft’s flagship database product includes real-time intelligence through built-in R and Python integration, and adaptive query processing to allow for automatic tuning of a query as it compiles and executes.

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Setting up SQL Server HA between Windows and Linux – new video

Posted on: 14th July, 2017

The new Data Exposed video shows how SQL Server 2017 can be set up with high-availability between Windows and Linux using Availability Groups on each OS. http://bit.ly/2tQxJ3B

The new Data Exposed video shows how SQL Server 2017 can be set up with high-availability between Windows and Linux using Availability Groups on each OS.

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Azure services in UK – new additions

Posted on: 13th July, 2017

Microsoft has announced that the following Azure services are now available in the UK: Azure Container Service, Log Analytics, Logic Apps, Azure Stream Analytics, SQL Threat Detection, SQL Data Sync Public Preview, Managed Disks Storage Service Encryption. http://bit.ly/2sKtolf

Microsoft has announced that the following Azure services are now available in the UK:

Azure Container Service, Log Analytics, Logic Apps, Azure Stream Analytics, SQL Threat Detection, SQL Data Sync Public Preview, Managed Disks Storage Service Encryption.

http://bit.ly/2sKtolf

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SQL Server performance troubleshooting with SSMS – new video

Posted on: 12th July, 2017

The new Data Exposed video demonstrates new and powerful SQL Server performance troubleshooting functionality built into SSMS. http://bit.ly/2v96dxo

The new Data Exposed video demonstrates new and powerful SQL Server performance troubleshooting functionality built into SSMS.

http://bit.ly/2v96dxo

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