Tag: features

SQL Server 2016 general availability and discovery day

TweetIn another few days time SQL Server 2016 (RTM) will be available for the users and officially supported within the production environments. 2016 version is the first database born in the cloud, a new innovation in the world of data platform. There…

Data Driven event live – don’t miss the opportunity

TweetThere is no doubt that Microsoft is making big impact within data platform arena with new features and fixtures in SQL Server 2016 version. You name it: advanced analytics, distribution processing, cloud & on-premise data management with stretch database, R…

New year, new updates within Power BI arena

TweetPower BI arena is packaged with frequent updates and new releases every month, there were new features and enhancements to existing features within visualisation and analytics space. After the festive break we are back in business with a news about…

U-SQL for your Big Data processing

TweetAs a Microsoft technology user you might have come across about TSQL, iSQL, OSQL and ANSI-SQL. Here is the new kid on the ranch, U-SQL. A new language with a power of SQL expressive(ness) and produce scalable distributed query capability to analyze…

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…

Azure Data Factory, get your data raw materials for manufacturing

TweetHere is the good news about general availability of Azure Data Factory that will enable a better way to manage data from multiple on-premise and cloud data sources. Here is a graphical representation about the topic: A simple way to integrate…

Features supported by the editions of SQL Server

TweetThere are certain instructions you need to be aware of features supported by different editions of SQL Server. Since the version 2012 (still applicable on 2014 & 2016 CTP2)  Microsoft has divided the number of specifications on editions perspective to accommodate unique…