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Big Data for SQL folks: The Technologies (Part I)

Will RDBMs be obsolete? Should Data Professionals care about Big Data technologies? What is NoSQL? What is Hadoop? Big Data-the whole story.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2015/05/22 (first published: 2013/06/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: big data
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Developer-Tester Relationships

In a development team, there are times when the relationships between developers and testers can become strained. How can you turn this potential conflict into something more positive? Is it part of the skill of team-working to find ways of avoiding friction, or should one blame a system that relies on good social skills to work well?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/05/22 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: soft skills
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Database Continuous Integration Workshop - London, UK

Join this workshop on July 8, 2015 to learn how to: link your source control repository to a build system, trigger database builds automatically when you make a change, use DLM tools to test your database changes, and lay the foundations for package-based deployment of your database. Register while space is available.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/05/22 | Source: Redgate | Category: events
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Interactive Parameter Selection with Reporting Services

Revamp the classic Reporting Services interface with a more modern look and feel adapted to mobile BI  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2015/05/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
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Webinar: How to safely manage application and database changes with continuous delivery

Join Brian A. Randell, Grant Fritchey and Steve Jones in this panel discussion to hear tips, ideas and share your questions on managing application and database deployments with continuous delivery. This Free webinar will be on May 27th at 4PM BST, register while space is available.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/05/21 | Source: Redgate | Category: events
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PCI Best Practices Guide for SQL Server DBAs

Tibor Nagy has put together some best practices to help SQL Server DBAs navigate the many different requirements around PCI compliance.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/05/21 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: best practices
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Building the Ideal VMware-based SQL Server Virtual Machine - Level 3 of the Stairway to SQL Server Virtualization

In this level of the Stairway to SQL Server Virtualization David looks at the ideal virtual machine setup for a SQL Server instance on VMware.  Read more...
By David Klee 2015/05/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: virtualization
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Free Guide: Eight Steps to Effective SQL Server Monitoring

This free guide includes worked examples, practical advice, and covers the hows and why of SQL Server monitoring. Download the guide and get a 26 monitoring tips as well.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/05/20 | Source: Redgate | Category: monitoring
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DevOps and the DBA

Michael Fal is a huge advocate of automation and many ways it can improve the lives of developers and DBAs alike, but you can’t just automate all your problems away. The real challenge is breaking down barriers and having developers and DBAs functioning smoothly together. You may have heard of DevOps, and so Mike explores what the buzz might mean for database administrators.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/05/20 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: devops
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A Complex Database Project in Visual Studio SSDT

One Way to Handle a Very Complex Database Project with Several Databases and Cross References  Read more...
By Hakim Ali 2015/05/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ssdt
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Reframing to Overcome Filtered Index Limitations

I’m continuing on with the Blogger’s challenge in this post. Turning the Problem Around In the last post, I wrote about limitations...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Creating a SQL Agent Job Wrapper with PowerShell and SMO

Some Background “Is there any way to start a SQL Agent job using a script or program?” I’ve seen this question asked...  Read more...
By cjsommer 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Global Cursors

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From where can a global cursor be accessed?

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