Databases


Query SQL Server with PowerShell

Get the right information on your SQL Servers via the Get-Service cmdlet.

Microsoft's Most Valuable Professionals Get Recognition at Annual Summit

More than 1,600 of Microsoft's most ardent technology supporters gather at the Redmond to attend high-level feedback sessions.

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SQL Server's Data Profiling Task Gets the Right Data the First Time

Get some real useful information from SQL Server Integration Services' Data Profiling Task feature.

Fixing SQL Server 2008 Database Orphans

A common problem when restoring databases is making orphans of users. Here's a quick solution.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Fast Track Edition Updated

Microsoft rolls out configurable reference architectures for SQL Serve at data warehousing conference.

Microsoft Taps SQL Server PDW To Boost Security Forensics

Microsoft published details this month about how it used its own Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) edition of SQL Server 2008 R2 to improve the performance of its company-wide security monitoring system.

SQL Master Training Optional

Training and exam delivery also expanding off the Redmond campus, according to Microsoft's director of certification.

UPDATE: Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse Hits Metal Next Month

The parallel data warehouse edition of Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 solution will soon see the light of day.

SQL Server 2008 SP2 Now Available

Microsoft today released Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008.

Microsoft Kills Key Components of the 'Oslo' Modeling Platform

It's no surprise that 'Oslo', also known as SQL Server Modeling, has not survived the on-going battle of competing data platform strategies at Microsoft.

Microsoft Offers New SQL Server Migration Tools

Microsoft today updated some of its free tools to help users move to Microsoft SQL Server and released a new Oracle MySQL migration tool.

Microsoft Issues New Windows Security Advisories

Microsoft issued even more details about Windows security concerns, even after releasing its August security update on Tuesday.

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 Released

Microsoft last week released the next version of a free tool that provides upgrade advice for those using the company's flagship software products.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Small Business Server Previews

Microsoft on Monday announced two new "previews" to come for its Windows Small Business Server product suite.

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