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Stairway to Biml 9 – Refactoring a Simple Custom Biml Framework

This level of the Stairway to Biml examines how to refactor your Biml into an easier to maintain format.  Read more...
By Andy Leonard 2018/10/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: biml
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Stairway to Columnstore Indexes Level 12: Clustered or Nonclustered?

The previous levels of this stairway describe details, features, and limitations of columnstore indexes in SQL Server. But they do not answer what should be the first question for every database professional: should columnstore indexes be used in my databases; on what tables should they be used; and should they be clustered or nonclustered columnstore indexes?  Read more...
By Hugo Kornelis 2018/10/03 (first published: 2017/05/24) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 1,465 reads

Connecting - Level 4 of the Stairway to Azure SQL Database

Learn how to configure connectivity and firewall rules for your Azure SQL Database  Read more...
By Arun Sirpal 2018/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure sql database
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 302 reads

Stairway to Biml Level 8 – Using the Relational Database Metadata to Build Packages

In this next level of the Stairway to Biml, we will examine how you can use the information stored in your RDBMS to build packages.  Read more...
By Andy Leonard 2018/09/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: biml
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 391 reads

Stairway to SSAS Tabular Level 4: Implementing Date Dimensions

In this first level of the SSAS Tabular stairway, learn how to implement and format a date dimension.  Read more...
By Thomas LeBlanc 2018/09/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 511 reads

Stairway to Columnstore Indexes Level 11: Optimizing Queries For Batch Mode (Part 2)

Hugo Kornelis continues his exploration of the types of queries that can end up running in row mode when accessing columnstore indexes. He demonstrates how careful rewriting can often yield a logically equivalent query that runs in batch mode instead, and therefore gains the best possible performance benefit.  Read more...
By Hugo Kornelis 2018/09/05 (first published: 2017/01/04) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 1,328 reads

Creating an Azure SQL Database - Level 3 of the Stairway to Azure SQL Database

Learn how to create a SQL Server database in Azure in this level.  Read more...
By Arun Sirpal 2018/08/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure sql database
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 477 reads

Using SQL Server Dynamic Online Catalog to Explore Keys and Relationships: Stairway to Exploring Database Metadata Level 4

This level introduces keys, constraints, and relationships.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2018/08/22 (first published: 2016/10/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,259 reads

Installing Ubuntu in Level 1 of the Stairway to SQL Server on Linux

In this first article of the Stairway to SQL Server on Linux, learn how to set up your host server.  Read more...
By Danilo Dominici 2018/08/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server on linux
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Stairway to SQL Server on Linux

SQL Server 2017 is the first SQL Server version that can be installed on Windows, Linux and inside a Docker container. This stairway series serves as a guide for the experienced SQL Server DBA to acquire skills and knowledge on this platform. This is an introductory series to installing Linux and SQL Server on Linux.  Read more...

Stairway to Columnstore Indexes Level 10: Optimizing Queries For Batch Mode (Part 1)

In this level, Hugo Kornelis looks at how to rewrite your queries to best take advantage of batch mode.  Read more...
By Hugo Kornelis 2018/08/08 (first published: 2016/11/23) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Stairway to Biml Level 7 – Populating the Database for a Custom Biml Framework

In this next level of the Stairway to Biml, we look at a custom framework in Biml.  Read more...
By Andy Leonard 2018/08/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: biml
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Stairway to SSAS Tabular Level 2: Installing the Components

In this level of the Stairway to SSAS Tabular you will learn how to install the platform and tools.  Read more...
By Thomas LeBlanc 2018/07/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 631 reads

Stairway to SSAS Tabular Level 3: Creating a Tabular Project

This article shows you how to create an Analysis Services Tabular Model project, import data from World Wide Importers database, create a measure and analyze in Excel.  Read more...
By Thomas LeBlanc 2018/07/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 254 reads

Creating a Logical SQL Server: Level 2 of the Stairway to Azure SQL Database

In this second level of the Stairway to Azure SQL Database, we cover the basics of building a logical server using the portal and PowerShell.  Read more...
By Arun Sirpal 2018/07/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure sql database
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Stairway to SSAS Tabular Level 1: Why use Analysis Services

In this first level of the SSAS Tabular stairway, learn the benefits of implementing an SSAS solution.  Read more...
By Thomas LeBlanc 2018/07/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 1,191 reads

Stairway to Columnstore Indexes Level 9: Batch Mode Execution

In this level, Hugo explains what batch mode execution is, how it differs from row mode execution, and what its limitations are.  Read more...
By Hugo Kornelis 2018/07/04 (first published: 2016/08/31) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Exploring SQL Server Indexes: Stairway to Exploring Database Metadata Level 3

This level of the Stairway to Exploring Database Metadata focuses on indexes and all the information you can gather about them.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2018/06/27 (first published: 2016/09/28) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,340 reads

Stairway to SSAS Tabular

SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services) is available in two modes, tabular and multidimensional. The new tabular model is easier for those companies who are not already invested in the traditional, multidimensional model. In this stairway, Thomas LeBlanc will teach you how to create tabular models used for reports and dashboards.   Read more...
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