The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming, bringing new rules about the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
For those of us in Europe – or wishing to sell software products and solutions within Europe – this is a big deal. It’s going to mean an increased focus… Read more
This is a quickie post to introduce the new DBCC command CLONEDATABASE.
Okay so this isn’t technically a SQL Server 2016 only feature as it’s also available in SQL 2014 SP2 onwards – but that wasn’t released until July 2016.
CLONEDATABASE allows you to do something you could only do… Read more
Query Store was, probably without doubt, the most anticipated and talked out new feature in SQL 2016. Certainly by the DBA community.
In this post we’ll just take a brief look at Query Store, what it is, how you set it running, and what you can use it for. This… Read more
This is the first in a series of blog posts about how great SQL Server 2016 is, and why you should all want to upgrade your applications to this platform.
I’ll be honest with you, I’m not usually a person to be bothered about new versions, about being up there… Read more