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Azure Blob Storage Part 7: Snapshots

Robin Shahan introduces the concepts of snapshots in relation to Azure blob storage. She explains what they're for and how to take them, promote them, and delete them.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/03/12 | Source: Just Azure | Category: blob storage
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Database Continuous Integration workshop, Los Angeles

Redgate are hosting a 1-day public workshop on April 10th 2015 in Los Angeles, California. This workshop will teach you how to link your source control system to a build system, trigger database builds automatically, and lay the foundations for package-based deployments.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/03/12 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: events
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The Design Investment

How much of an investment should you make in learning design? Steve Jones talks about why we should learn how to do it right.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/03/11 | Source: | Category: editorial
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Stairway to SQLCLR Level 5: Development (Using .NET within SQL Server)

This time we take a look at various aspects and limitations of working with SQL Server's CLR that affect what can be done and how to do certain things.  Read more...
By Solomon Rutzky 2015/03/11 | Source: | Category: stairway series
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Free eBook: Troubleshooting SQL Server: A Guide for the Accidental DBA

Three SQL Server MVPs (Jonathan Kehayias, Ted Krueger and Gail Shaw) provide fascinating insight into the most common SQL Server problems, why they occur, and how they can be diagnosed using tools such as Performance Monitor, Dynamic Management Views and server-side tracing. The focus is on practical solutions for removing root causes of these problems, rather than "papering over the cracks".  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/03/11 (first published: 2013/08/07) | Source: Red-Gate | Category: troubleshooting
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IT Compliance and Software Development

What is IT Compliance and is it really necessary for contemporary Agile applications to be constrained by the requirements of compliance? William Brewer argues that if the objective is rapid delivery of applications, then compliance controls must be understood as early as possible in development.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/03/11 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: compliance
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Limitations of MongoDb

This article looks at two critical limitations suffered by MongoDb compared with SQL Server.  Read more...
By Eric Notheisen 2015/03/10 | Source: | Category: editorial
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What SQL Statements Are Currently Using The Transaction Logs?

This article presents a utility that will show you what SQL statements are using the transaction logs, in terms of log space used and transaction duration.  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2015/03/10 | Source: | Category: transaction log
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SQL Server Random Sorted Result Set

In this tip Dallas Snider illustrates how to write a T-SQL query that will return rows sorted randomly.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/03/10 | Source: | Category: tsql
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Don’t Understand? You’re About to Learn Something

Learning opportunities abound, but they can be stressful, as shown in today's guest editorial.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/03/09 | Source: | Category: editorial
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Managing Log Files Sizes the Easy Way

Learn an easy, rough, and ready way to manage log files in this piece.  Read more...
By Mark Roworth 2015/03/09 | Source: | Category: log files
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Conrad Wolfram: Geek of the Week

Conrad Wolfram is the 'younger Wolfram' of Wolfram Research, the company behind Wolfram|Alpha and Mathematica. He wants to transform the way in which we engage with mathematics. In particular, he would like to reform mathematics education to make greater use of information technology, and he is also leading the way with interactive publishing technology.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/03/09 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: interview
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Fifty Words for Databases

Phil wonders whether it is our poor vocabulary about databases that has lead to the failure of developers and Operations people to understand each other on the topic of deployment.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/03/09 | Source: | Category: editorial
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Upgrade and Refresh, or Not?

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren that looks at the upgrade cycle and how that affects our jobs.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/03/06 | Source: | Category: editorial
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How to Design, Build and Test a Dynamic Search Stored Procedure

Learn how to design, build and test a dynamic search SP in just a few simple but methodical steps.  Read more...
By Dwain Camps 2015/03/06 (first published: 2013/11/05) | Source: | Category: t-sql
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Azure Blob Storage Part 6: Blob Properties, Metadata, etc.

After finding it difficult to find seriously useful information on Azure blob storage written after Storage Client Library 1.7 (and we’re on 4.something now), Robin Shahan decided to try and fill that gap with this article.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/03/06 | Source: Just Azure | Category: blob storage
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Measuring Career Growth

A guest editorial from Tim Mitchell today looks at keeping track of what we have done in our careers, and the value that it gives us.  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2015/03/05 | Source: | Category: editorial
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Data Mining Part 25: Microsoft Visio Add-Ins

In the chapter 18-22 we explained how to work with Microsoft Excel to Access to the Data Mining information. This time, we will explain how to work with Microsoft Visio.   Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2015/03/05 | Source: | Category: data mining
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Getting Starting with Database Engine Tuning Advisor in SQL Server – Part 1

There are different techniques to optimize the performance of SQL Server queries but wouldn’t it be great if we had some recommendations before we started planning or optimizing queries so that we didn’t have to start from the scratch every time? This is where you can use the Database Engine Tuning Advisor utility to get recommendations based on your workload.  Read more...
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Stairway to Database Source Control Level 3: Working With Others (Centralized Repository)

One of the main purposes of placing a database under source control, alongside the application code, is to allow team collaboration during development projects. The Version Control System (VCS) stores and manages all of the project files, maintaining an audit trail of what changed, and who made the change. Each team member can work on a file, or set of files, and submit their changes to the VCS to make them available to other team members. They can also inspect the VCS to discover recent changes made by other team members.  Read more...
By Dave Green 2015/03/04 | Source: | Category: stairway series
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