SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 Released

Microsoft's SQL Server 202 is getting scalability, performance and diagnostics improvements with the arrival of the latest service pack.

SQL Server 2016 CTP 3 and Azure Data Lake Preview Announced

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a new CTP of SQL Server 2016, along with a preview of Azure Data Lake Store and Analytics services and a preview of Azure SQL Database In-Memory OLTP and Operational Analytics.

Microsoft Announces Big Data Service Azure Data Lake Store

Microsoft on Monday announced that Azure Data Lake Store, a new HDFS-compatible Hadoop File System data store, will be available later this year.

Row Level Security Comes to Microsoft's Cloud SQL Database

Microsoft announced that its SQL Database now supports row level security (RLS).

Preview of SQL Server 2016 Now Available

Microsoft released a preview of SQL Server 2016 on Wednesday.

Microsoft Reissues SQL Server 2004 SP1

Microsoft last week republished SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1.

Microsoft To Kill SQL Server 2005 Support in 2016

Organizations running SQL Server 2005 will be cut off when it comes to official support next year, Microsoft announced this week.

PowerShell Trend Reporting, Part 2: Send and Receive SQL Server Data

Here's how to track the data pulled from a query.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

SQL Server 2008 Release 2 Service Pack 3 has been released by Microsoft.

Flawed SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISOs Fixed

Microsoft has corrected an issue with the TechNet and MSDN subscribers' download of SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2.

SQL Server 2012 SP2 Slipstream ISO Flaw Causing Upgrade Issues

Problems with the ISO releases SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 have surfaced, according to Microsoft this week.

SQL Server 2012 SP2 Released

Microsoft this week released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2.

SQL Server 2014 Ready for April 1 Release

Ahead of its April 1 release, SQL Server 2014 hit its RTM milestone this week.

SQL Server 2012 SP2 Arriving Sometime in 2014

Microsoft said that Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2012 will be released "later this year."

Yahoo Moving Forward with Total User Data Encryption

Yahoo announced that all data traveling through its datacenters will be encrypted in the early part of 2014.

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