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Remotely Administering the Docker Engine on Windows Server 2016

Continuing on my series in working with Docker on Windows, I noticed that I always open up a remote powershell...  Read more...
By Andrew Pruski 2017/02/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Estimated Costs of All Queries

One question constantly comes up; What should the Cost Threshold for Parallelism be? The default value of 5 is pretty...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2017/02/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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How to sign a SQL Server CLR Assembly in Visual Studio 2015

It took me quite a while to figure out how to sign a SQL Server CLR Assembly (like a CLR...  Read more...
By Jeffrey Yao 2017/02/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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We Hired!

The response to our most recent job position was incredible, and I’d like to thank all of the folks who...  Read more...
By kleegeek 2017/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Heading Back to SQL Bits

I’m honored to be selected to speak at SQL Bits 2017 this April in Telford. This is my favorite SQL...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Giving a Security Webinar on Thursday

On Thursday, February 23rd at 3 PM EST I’m giving a webinar on designing a successful database security model with...  Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2017/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 39 – Waffle Chart)

In this module you will learn how to use the Waffle Chart Power BI Custom Visual.  The Waffle Chart visual...  Read more...
By Devin Knight 2017/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Server vNext: sys.dm_db_stats_histogram

Since installing SQL Server vNext CTP 1.3 I found out that there is a new way to return statistics histogram...  Read more...
By Arun Sirpal 2017/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Power BI in SSRS – T-SQL Tuseday

T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly event where SQL Server bloggers write a post based on a subject chosen by the...  Read more...
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Managing Bad Data

In the last post in my ongoing series about ETL best practices, I discussed the importance of error handling in ETL...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2017/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Penny wise, pound stupid

Growing up my mother used this phrase quite a bit. Penny wise, pound stupid. (In case you didn’t know the...  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2017/02/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Setting up SQL Server to SQL Database (Azure) Replication

I had a need to setup transactional replication from my SQL Server to SQL Database (Azure) where I only needed...  Read more...
By Arun Sirpal 2017/02/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups: Step by Step Setup

An availability group supports a failover environment for a discrete set of user databases, known as availability databases, that fail...  Read more...
By Ganapathi varma Chekuri 2017/02/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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DevOps Webinar Tomorrow

A quick reminder that tomorrow, Feb 21 at 12pm EST, I’ll be hosting another DevOps, Database Lifecycle Management (DLM) webinar....  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/02/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Monday Coffee 2017-02-20

No rugby on last weekend so I didn’t have anything to distract me from working. On another note, my flat...  Read more...
By Andrew Pruski 2017/02/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Clone and Encryption

I’ve been testing and working with SQL Clone for the last few months, trying to help the devs at Redgate...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/02/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Cruise 2017 – Western Carribean – my experience

As some readers may know, I am a regular attendee on SQL Cruise s for 8 years now. SQLCruise is...  Read more...
By 2017/02/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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vCenter Server fails to start, Purge and Shrink Vcenter SQL Database

One of my client vCenter Server fails to start as below shown error in event logs.Could not allocate space for...  Read more...
By Ganapathi varma Chekuri 2017/02/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI 2017 Top 3 Rankings

This is a different spin on the top three vendor rankings visualized in Power BI.  According to the placement of...  Read more...
By pturley 2017/02/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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The Costs of Hiring Cheaper Consultants

From time to time, I see posts in forums from people complaining about how much some consultants charge. A really...  Read more...
By Robert Davis 2017/02/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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