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The Best Database Administrators Automate Everything

Do you understand the value of your time? I mean really understand it. Time is your absolute number one most valuable asset. Once it's gone, that's it, gone forever.  Read more...
By John Sansom 2014/08/22 (first published: 2012/04/06) | Source: | Category: administration
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Management of Windows Azure SQL Databases via PowerShell with REST APIs

Management of Azure SQL Databases has been greatly simplified by the introduction of the Azure PowerShell module. Marcin Policht describes the principles of dealing with the Azure PowerShell module’s REST APIs directly.  Read more...
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SQL Saturday #310 - Dublin, Ireland

SQL Saturday is coming to Dublin on September 20, 2014. Come for a free day of SQL Server training and networking. This year's conference features a mix of levels, topics, and speakers like Buck Woody (Big Data), Jen Stirrup (PowerBI), Denny Cherry (Storage), Red Gate's Tom Austin (Continuous integration), and more. Register while space is available.  Read more...
By Press Release 2014/08/22 | Source: SQL Saturday | Category: events
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Data Mining: Part 14 Export DMX results with Integration Services

In this chapter we will explain how to work with Data Mining models and the Integration Services. Specifically, we will talk about the Data Mining Query Task in SSIS.  Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2014/08/21 | Source: | Category: ssis
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Newsletter Changes - Reducing Size

A change to the newsletter is coming soon. 
By Site Owners 2014/08/21 (first published: 2014/08/19) | Source: | Category: sqlservercentral
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Office 365 Essentials - Subscriptions and Licenses

Should you be planning to move from Exchange to Office 365? If so, why? What sort of license should you get, and should you use cloud identities or federated identities for your users?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/08/21 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: cloud services
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Red Gate Rolls Out the Red Carpet for SQL Server Users

SQL in the City, the unique event for database developers and administrators organized by Red Gate Software, hits the streets of London and Seattle this fall. Now in its fourth year, it features presentations by some of the world’s top SQL Server speakers.  Read more...
By Press Release 2014/08/21 (first published: 2014/08/15) | Source: SQL in the City | Category: sql in the city
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Stairway to T-SQL DML Level 12: Using the MERGE Statement

The final level of this stairway looks at the MERGE statement in detail, focusing on how to perform insert, update and delete logic using the MERGE statement.  Read more...
By Gregory Larsen 2014/08/20 (first published: 2013/01/16) | Source: | Category: stairway series
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Free eBook: SQL Server Hardware

SQL Server Hardware will provide the fundamental knowledge and resources you need to make intelligent decisions about choice, and optimal installation and configuration, of SQL Server hardware, operating system and the SQL Server RDBMS.  Read more...
By Press Release 2014/08/20 (first published: 2013/07/24) | Source: Red-Gate | Category: hardware
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Quickly Investigating What's in the Tables of SQL Server Databases

From SQL Server Management Studio it's hard to look through the first few rows of a whole lot of tables in a database. This is odd, since it is a great way to get quickly familiar with a database. Phil tidied up a SQL routine he uses to investigate databases quickly in a browser. He explains how to use it, how it works, and how to use it from PowerShell.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/08/20 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: tables
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SQL Code Guard v2.6 released

Today we released new version of SQL Code Guard, 2.6 Main changes:1. Bug fixing2. Small GUI and usability improvements3. Fixed support...  Read more...
By sqlcodeguard 2014/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Server Keyboard Shortcuts

SQL Server Keyboard Shortcuts for Management Studio SQL Server Management Studio is filled with lots of optional settings that lets you...  Read more...
By Derek Wilson 2014/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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