Tag: dba

SQL Server 2016 ‘It Just Runs Faster’

TweetIt will need guts to release such a statement, that too announcement about SQL Server 2016 – it just runs faster. Not a simple statement for marketing purpose, but real-world improvements and hard-work efforts made the new version 2016 as…

SQLBits Registration and Training Day

TweetOn top of existing technical conference events in UK, SQLBits is coming to Liverpool (again). Here is the excitement for you to register and choose relevant DBA/Developer/BI/Azure topic:    Track  Wed 4th May 2016  Thur 5th May 2016  DBA Advanced Techniques…

Edinburgh SQL Server Usergroup Nov 2015 schedule – learn from #SQLSentry pros. #sqlpass

TweetHere is the exciting news for Edinburgh SQL Server usergroup (T: @sqlscot)for this November 2015 schedule. On 12th November we are inviting 2 professionals from SQL Sentry, John Martin (T: @sqlservermonkey) & Richard Douglas (T: @sqlrich). Full abstract and details…

Still struggling to upgrade SQL Server 7, 2000 and 2005 instances, need help and support from Microsoft?

TweetI know the subject line question is tricky and twisty to respond, and not easy to handle the upgrade situation for legacy database applications. When I say tricky in the sense of getting an approval from the management to upgrade previous…

“SQL Gulf #2” at Microsoft Dubai – September 5th 2015

TweetTo all Middle-eastern based data savvy professionals, here is the announcement about another biggest conference happening in Dubai on 05th September 2015. If you remember about SQL Gulf #1 event last year in Riyadh then no introduction is needed about this…

SQL Server Management Studio June 2015 Preview

TweetHere is the good news for SQL Server users, especially DBAs! A ‘preview’ (first one though) release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), which will have a separate release services outside of SQL Engine releases. All you need to do…

SSMS – Proactive Management Tools in a Single Console

TweetHow to keep up data platform predictable performance? Is it possible to have a built-in capabilities that help make performance more consistent and predictable? No doubt to say an exponential growth within server consolidations and multi-tenant data platforms managed within…

SQL Server 2016, and what-not!

TweetOh well, as the subject line says bloggers around the world are busy in digging about what’s coming on with newly announce SQL Server 2016 version. To begin with we are in SQL Server 2016 CTP2 stage now and I’m sure…