SQL Server http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9333/more en Quick Hits: Announcements from Microsoft's SQL Server 2014 Launch http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/quick-hits-announcements-microsofts-sql-server-2014-launch <div class="node-body article-body">In addition to SQL Server 2014's official launch, Microsoft's Satya Nadella announced more key investments in Big Data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/quick-hits-announcements-microsofts-sql-server-2014-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/quick-hits-announcements-microsofts-sql-server-2014-launch#comments Cloud SQL Server 2014 Microsoft Office Analytics Platform System Analytics Platform System Azure Intelligent Systems Service Azure Intelligent Systems Service cloud cloud Satya Nadella Satya Nadella SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2014 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:08:00 +0000 101661 at http://windowsitpro.com Free eBook on Microsoft SQL Server 2014 http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/free-ebook-microsoft-sql-server-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">At a little over 125 pages and six chapters, the book is a good resource for getting a handle on the latest enhancements provided in SQL Server 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/free-ebook-microsoft-sql-server-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/free-ebook-microsoft-sql-server-2014#comments SQL Server 2014 eBook eBook SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2014 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:58:00 +0000 101301 at http://windowsitpro.com Backing Up Older SQL Server Version Databases to Microsoft Azure http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server/backing-older-sql-server-version-databases-microsoft-azure <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU2 and SQL Server 2014 have built in capability to back up to Microsoft Azure storage, but what if you want to take advantage of offsite (Cloud) backup for earlier versions of SQL Server?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server/backing-older-sql-server-version-databases-microsoft-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server/backing-older-sql-server-version-databases-microsoft-azure#comments Azure SQL Server Backup Backup Microsoft Azure Microsoft Azure SQL Server SQL Server Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:02:00 +0000 100771 at http://windowsitpro.com The Ideal Monitoring Strategy for Applications Powered by SQL Server http://windowsitpro.com/blog/ideal-monitoring-strategy-applications-powered-sql-server <div class="node-body blog-body">Ensuring optimal performance of applications powered by SQL Server is on top of every DBA’s agenda. Given the complex and dynamic nature of today’s business applications, it is imperative that administrators put together a proactive monitoring strategy to avoid DBA stress and burnout.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-guest-blogs">Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/ideal-monitoring-strategy-applications-powered-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Community Sponsor SQL Server application performance monitoring application performance monitoring Applications Manager Applications Manager database monitoring database monitoring ManageEngine ManageEngine Microsoft Microsoft SQL Server SQL Server Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 98941 at http://windowsitpro.com SQL Server 2014 Released, Public Eval Now Available http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-released-public-eval-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">In addition to the public release today, Microsoft is also making a public evaluation version available today, so you can download the bits and start testing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-released-public-eval-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-released-public-eval-now-available#comments SQL Server 2014 Eval Eval SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2014 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:11:00 +0000 100251 at http://windowsitpro.com Use SQL Server AlwaysOn Listener http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2012/use-sql-server-alwayson-listener <div class="node-body article-body">Do you use the SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group availability group listener across multiple sites? Here's how to do it right.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2012/use-sql-server-alwayson-listener" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2012/use-sql-server-alwayson-listener#comments SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Listener AlwaysOn Listener faq FAQ SQL Server SQL Server Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:17:00 +0000 100041 at http://windowsitpro.com Top Ten: New Features in SQL Server 2014 http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/top-ten-new-features-sql-server-2014 <div class="field-deck"> The new In-Memory OLTP is at the top of the list. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has released SQL Server 2014 just two years after releasing SQL Server 2012, but Microsoft has stepped up its game and added a handful of exciting new features.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/top-ten-new-features-sql-server-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/top-ten-new-features-sql-server-2014#comments SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn AlwaysOn columnstore index Power View columnstore index Power View In-Memory OLTP In-Memory OLTP Power BI Power BI Power Map Power Map Power Pivot Power Pivot Power Query Power Query Resource Governor Resource Governor SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2014 SSD SSD Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 95361 at http://windowsitpro.com No Fooling: SQL Server 2014 to Release April 1 http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/no-fooling-sql-server-2014-release-april-1 <div class="node-body article-body">The long-awaited version of Microsoft's database product, which places it firmly in the Cloud, will be generally available on April 1, 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/no-fooling-sql-server-2014-release-april-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2014/no-fooling-sql-server-2014-release-april-1#comments SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2014 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:16:00 +0000 98901 at http://windowsitpro.com Essential Guide to SQL Server 2014 - May 29th http://windowsitpro.com/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-may-29th <div class="node-body link-body">Presented by Michael Otey. Register by May 22nd and SAVE 15%. Get up to speed quickly on all the new features in SQL Server 2014 during this new eLearning course. You will learn about the editions as well how to start using the In-Memory OLTP engine for improved application performance. You also will see how to take advantage of the enhancements to AlwaysOn Availability Groups for improved availability.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/visual_studio_horizontal.jpg?1397247890" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/essential-guide-sql-server-2014-may-29th" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2014 Sat, 01 Mar 2014 21:19:00 +0000 101401 at http://windowsitpro.com Prepare Your Move to Windows Azure with the New Readiness Assessment http://windowsitpro.com/windows-azure/prepare-your-move-windows-azure-new-readiness-assessment <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has released and assessment tool that allows companies to test readiness for Active Directory, SharePoint Server, and SQL Server as viable candidates for full migration to Windows Azure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-azure/prepare-your-move-windows-azure-new-readiness-assessment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-azure/prepare-your-move-windows-azure-new-readiness-assessment#comments Active Directory Azure SharePoint SQL Server Active Directory Active Directory Assessment Assessment cloud cloud migration migration SharePoint SharePoint SQL Server SQL Server Windows Azure Windows Azure Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:54:00 +0000 97171 at http://windowsitpro.com