Good morning in November! We were all looking at the Microsoft Ignite in Orlando last week. And it happened! SQL Server 2019 is now generally available – more details below.
You can find Microsoft Ignite videos here because there were lot more announcements especially about the Azure.
Now let’s take a look into the best articles I have found for you. I know it took me over 2 weeks this time but I am very busy preparing a unique training plan about SQL Server (but not only – check this short video).
SQL Server 2019 Licensing: How Much Does It Cost and What’s Included?
Joey has prepared an aricle about licensing SQL Server 2019. He has shown the prices
[Video] SQL Server Licensing for Big Data Clusters
If you are a fan of the Big Data Clusters you and have plans about using it than the licensing is something you should know. The video done by Mohammad explains all you need to know bout this!
This is series of articles written by Greg. There are 14 articles right now on this topic but I think it is not all. Great place to start with Snowflake as Greg gently introduces you to this topic.
In-Memory, Quo Vadis ?
Niko has prepared an article where he has a lot of hopes about the future of the In-Memory technology in SQL Server. The conclusion is that this is the second birth of the In-Memory OLTP and it is not dead! Take your time to find more details about the enhancements you will find in the In-Memeory OLTP from SQL Server 2016 and onwards
When to use SQL DB vs SQL DW
Denny has written a great blog post that helps you make a decision about which database product you should use – the Azure SQLDatabase or Azure Data Warehouse.
Do not forget to visit the Interviews page – there are 8 interviews as of now but much more to come!
Interview no. 1 – Uwe Ricken
Interview no. 2 – Andre Melancia
Interview no. 3 – Rob Farley
Interview no. 4 – Grant Fritchey
Interview no. 5 – Aaron Bertrand
Interview no. 6 – Greg Low
Interview no. 7 – Joe Sack
Interview no. 8 – Bob Ward