Databases


Advanced Threat Protection Rolls Out for Azure SQL

Microsoft has expanded its sprawling Advanced Threat Protection product line with "a new security package" designed for Azure SQL Database.

Microsoft Rolls Out SQL Server 2016 SP2

The second service pack of SQL Server 2016 is now available, Microsoft announced last week.

Microsoft Enables MySQL, PostgreSQL on Azure Database

Both MySQL and PostgreSQL are now generally available on the Azure Database service, Microsoft announced recently.

Microsoft Updates Azure SQL Database with New Migration Features

Recent updates to Microsoft's Azure SQL Database service include migration, high-availability and information protection options, and other improvements.

Working with Database Users and Roles Using PowerShell

While we've covered how to add users to the database, let's take it one step further and designate specific roles.

Creating a SQL Server Login Using PowerShell and SMO

PowerShell helps us to turn the time-intensive process of creating new users into a quick and easy task.

Introduction to SQL Server Management Objects with PowerShell

Open up new reporting options for your SQL Server with these PowerShell tips.

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 4 Now Available

The final SQL Server 2012 service pack is now available for download.

SQL Server 2017 To Receive Monthly Updates

Once SQL Server 2017 is released, it will also arrive with a faster update release pace.

SQL Server 2017 Release Announced

SQL Server 2017 will be generally available next Monday, Oct. 2., Microsoft announced today at its Ignite conference in Orlando, Fla.

Creating an SSIS Catalog with PowerShell

Here's how to deploy SQL Servers in an organization with custom business intelligence.

SQL Server 2017 Release Candidate 1 Now Available

This week Microsoft took one more step towards SQL Server 2017 being commercially available with the release of the first release candidate.

Premium Assurance Plans Now Available for Windows Server and SQL Server

"Premium Assurance" coverage plans for SQL Server and Windows Server can now be purchased from Microsoft.

Checking SQL Best Practices Using the DBATools Module

With the help of this extremely useful PowerShell module, you'll be able to ensure that all your SQL-based servers are optimized.

Microsoft Hits General Availability Status with Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Microsoft on Tuesday said that its Azure SQL Data Warehouse platform is now generally available.

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