Redgate invite you to participate in their survey on database modeling. In order to inform their future product decisions, they'd like to better understand the needs and motivations behind the use of such tools.
In this tip we cover how you can implement SQL Server cross database referential integrity using triggers.
Organizations have many choices when it comes to database platforms. Choosing the right one for an application should be based on the application’s characteristics and the platform’s features. In this article, Pushpa Sekhara explains why the Apache Cassandra database might be a good choice and how to get the most from it.
In this article, we show how we used Database Snapshots as a rollbackup plan for a database migration from one data centre to another. Database Snapshots proved to be the best route since we sould not afford the time a backup/restore approach would take.
In the world of paradigm shifts, many organizations are looking at the prospect of a technology migration, where capabilities are moved to a new set of technologies, supporting and enabling the business for the future. On other hand, a technology or platform may reach the end of its life for other business reasons, like ease of use, increased cost, etc.
SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) is a toolset which provides an environment for you to carry out all your database design work in SQL Server. It can be used to build to build SQL Server relational databases.
Every DBA needs to appropriately manage database growth. No DBA wants an application to fail because the database is out of space. A database can run out of space a number of different ways. One of those ways is to set the MAXSIZE of a database. When the database grows to the MAXSIZE the database will not grow anymore and if someone tries to add more rows they will get an error saying the database is full.