Learn how you can clone a database with a VMDK virtual disk to store your data.
The use of macOS by developers and IT professionals has gained popularity the past few years. Running a sandboxed SQL Server, however, has been difficult. That changed when Microsoft made SQL Server images on Docker available. In this article, Carlos Robles explains how to get started with Docker when running macOS.
Compare common approaches to provisioning test data to database development teams, and assess how they stack up in terms of delivering realistic test data, managing bottlenecks, and meeting data privacy regulations.
Many of you reading this will be responsible in some way for managing a system. This might be a test/development system or a production one, but often you want to know how well the system is working. Or maybe you want to know if the system is working at all. Even developers care if their […]
In this level of the Stairway to SQL Server Virtualization David looks at the ideal virtual machine setup for a SQL Server instance on VMware.
In this free eBook, Kalen Delaney explains how Microsoft's 2016 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.