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Calculating MySQL Database, Table, and Column Sizes

Rob Gravelle demonstrates a sure-fire way to calculate how much disk space your MySQL data entities are taking up.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/07/12 | Source: Database Journal | Category: mysql
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Baby Steps to DevOps

Steve Jones discusses the way to approach a DevOps implementation.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Importing Blobs from a MySQL Database and Export Them

Using the power of SSIS and BCP to import MySQL Data and extract files from a BLOB(Varbinary) column.   Read more...
By Abhishek Chaturvedi 2016/07/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mssql
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Dynamic Images in SQL Server Reporting Services

It is relatively easy to provide a smart BI solution when your customer has all the resources for a new hardware and software platform, but it takes ingenuity to provide an effective simple solution requiring data-driven pictorial information on a range of template diagrams with just an existing platform of SQL Server, Reporting Services and .NET.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/07/11 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: ssrs
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Going On-Prem?

Is the decision for a new database starting to switch from the default of on-premise to in the cloud? Steve Jones has a few thoughts on when we'll get there.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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New Mobile Attack Vectors

With many mobile phones containing malware, Steve Jones notes this could be a problem for data professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Finding and Eliminating Duplicate or Overlapping Indexes

Duplicate & Overlapping Indexes can be a drag on write speed and disk resources. How do we find and eliminate them quickly and effectively?  Read more...
By Edward Pollack 2016/07/08 (first published: 2014/06/16) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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5 Monitoring Queries for SQL Server

Every DBA squirrels away favourite queries for monitoring SQL Server. Nowadays many of these are too complex to keep in your head. Dennes describes how he uses T-SQL queries for solving problems, whether it involves fixing the problems of missing indexes, preventing unrestrained autogrowth, avoiding index fragmentation, checking whether jobs have failed or avoiding memory stress conditions.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/07/08 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: monitoring
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The Need for Database Intelligence Software

A brief editorial on future database engines having built in intelligence.  Read more...
By David Pruden 2016/07/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Fuzzy Processing

There are times when you don't want to get exact mathematical calculations in data processing, and Steve Jones talks about one of them today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Changing Linked Server Properties

A quick guide on changing the linked server properties and settings.  Read more...
By David Fundakowski 2016/07/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: linked servers
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Stairway to DLM Dashboard Level 1: An Introduction

In the first article of this stairway, learn what DLM Dashboard can do and how it provides a useful service to DBAs and developers.  Read more...
By Owen Priestley 2016/07/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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What's "Actually" going on with that Seek?

Rob Farley digs deeper into seeks and actual rows read, demonstrating a case where you want a non-sargable expression in the WHERE clause.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/07/07 | Source: SQLPerformance.com | Category: seek
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Stairway to U-SQL Level 3: Processing Multiple Files With U-SQL

In part 3 of the U-SQL Stairway, we look at how multiple files can be processed with a single U-SQL statement.  Read more...
By Mike McQuillan 2016/07/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: u-sql
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Free eBook: SQL Server Internals: In-Memory OLTP

In this free eBook, Kalen Delaney explains how Microsoft's new In-memory OLTP engine works. In her book, learn how to use lock- and latch-free data structures to allow non-blocking data processing, and find out how to migrate existing tables to Hekaton.  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/07/06 (first published: 2015/05/13) | Source: Redgate | Category: ebook
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Introduction to the Azure SQL Database Advisor

One of the challenges associated with running your workloads in Azure SQL Database is the limited level of management oversight. Fortunately, there is an alternative approach that leverages the functionality incorporated into the recently introduced Azure SQL Database Advisor - Marcin Policht provides a brief overview.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/07/06 | Source: Database Journal | Category: azure sql database
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The Bad Data Shutdown

Not more hacking, but rather a data error in some cars is disturbing to Steve Jones.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Power BI to Azure SQL and Google Analytics

In this demo, we will give an introduction from 0 about Power BI and how to connect to Azure SQL Databases and Google Analytics  Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2016/07/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: power bi
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3 Built-In Technologies for Centralizing SQL Server Administration

DBAs can be more effective in managing their workload by centralizing their procedures. There are several features of SQL server that can be harnessed to this end: PowerShell is only part of the solution: there is also Central Management Server, Master /Target Agent and the Remote Server Administration Tools. It's time to work out your objectives and pick the most suitable technologies to meet them.  Read more...
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