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PowerShell Direct lets you breach the boundary between hypervisor host and guest virtual machine in a secure way to issue PowerShell cmdlets and run scripts ...
11:47 31-Jul-2015
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A couple of quick "how to" scenarios on using SSMS to look at Query Store data on Azure SQL Database V12.
11:47 31-Jul-2015
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Booby-trapped MMS messages and websites exploit flaw in heart of Android.
11:47 31-Jul-2015
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One of the most compelling features in PowerShell is how easy it is to extend it. You're not limited to whatever a cmdlet writes to the pipeline. You ...
11:47 31-Jul-2015
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Your very own personal assistant, a better browser... and something called the Start menu.
11:47 31-Jul-2015
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The idea of ‘instrumenting’ an application often seems to puzzle application developers. Modern IDEs are so full of code-tracers, debuggers ...
11:10 31-Jul-2015
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As with any technology, the "mileage" you get from NoSQL varies depending on your team's expertise and culture. As Uber's recent switch from PostgreSQL ...
10:47 31-Jul-2015
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Pinal Dave describes how to write directly to sparse column sets.
10:47 31-Jul-2015
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Like so much of IT, database security requirements largely depend on the situation and environment. Needs may be completely different from one shop to ...
10:47 31-Jul-2015
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A script to save to an Excel file the database file properties for all databases for all the databases that are in the SQL Server instance.
10:47 31-Jul-2015
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The cloud is ready for SQL Server enterprise-grade workloads. This is not my opinion but a simple fact that comes from helping multiple clients in different ...
10:47 31-Jul-2015
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The question was "What is the significance of NULL in SQL?" and most of the existing answers went on about citing C.J. Date or Tony Hoare and unanimously ...
10:47 31-Jul-2015
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How train companies derive insights and value from the data of trains, rail infrastructure, and operations. In essence, this means automatically gathering ...
10:47 31-Jul-2015
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Windows PowerShell console process name is PowerShell. No problem. Except that I often have multiple instances of Windows PowerShell running, and quite ...
10:47 31-Jul-2015
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Don't tell me that you didn't see it coming: at some point, Developers end up being put to hell by a DBA! I don't want to enter the DBA/Developer wars, ...
09:35 31-Jul-2015
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This is a first article in a series of articles about real life database and IT infrastructure migration ...
07:25 31-Jul-2015
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Hello, all. We use SQL Server 2008r2 and a database failed to start. I want to restore the database but i need a help, how to do this. Thanks in advance ...
06:38 31-Jul-2015
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While learning SQL Server 2014. looks like we need to swing on it as SQL Server 2016 is coming with great new advance features and stable SQL Server(just ...
04:01 31-Jul-2015
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Hi All, I have procedure running in SQL 2008 with TABLOCKX and HOLDLOCK with READ uncommitted isolation level. While running the proc sometimes transaction ...
00:06 31-Jul-2015
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It can be a challenge to keep up with the rapidly evolving SQL Server platform. Andy Warren has a few ideas today.
23:00 30-Jul-2015
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This article shows how you can create a dynamic report in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), walking you through the steps needed to create a dynamically-grouped ...
23:00 30-Jul-2015
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SQL Saturday #440 is coming to Pittsburgh on October 3, 2015. Now is the time to submit if you'd like to speak at the event.
23:00 30-Jul-2015
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Building (or rebuilding) a Columnstore index can be a resource intensive operation. In this article, ...
23:00 30-Jul-2015
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i have a canadian co that i have programmers collecting information from website and storing into sql table. it should be xx BSD Québec instead Canon ...
21:12 30-Jul-2015
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The SQL Server 2016 CTP 2.2 incremental release includes new capabilities for query store, stretch database, core engine, temporal, MDS, reporting services ...
19:47 30-Jul-2015
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Which indexes are the big space consumers within the specified table for the given database?
19:47 30-Jul-2015
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Klaus Aschenbrenner explains why Forced Parameterization is not always a good choice.
18:47 30-Jul-2015
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Scott Hanselman shows how to upgrade the Start menu after upgrading to Windows 10.
18:47 30-Jul-2015
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According to a new survey, Python's data science training wheels increasingly lead to the R language
18:47 30-Jul-2015
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You can use this set of guidelines, fork them or make your own - the key here is that you pick a style and stick to it.
18:47 30-Jul-2015
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Grant Fritchey sketches out some of his goals for a proposed Leadership Training Course.
18:47 30-Jul-2015
Simple-Talk - Blogs
This man has some fine, fine whiskers. But that’s not really why we’re here – we want you to tell us what’s happening in this ...
15:12 30-Jul-2015
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We’re  on the lookout for the best .NET performance tips. The kind that can save hours of work and loads of worry. The kind that, while simple when ...
14:50 30-Jul-2015
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14:48 30-Jul-2015
Simple-Talk - Blogs
One of the underlying realities of working with SharePoint's client side object model (CSOM) is that you are not continuously connected to SharePoint. ...
14:15 30-Jul-2015
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Hi All, As per the previous article, i have tried to create the understanding for Distributed Cache service : Understanding, Planning and Configuring ...
13:36 30-Jul-2015
SQLServerCentral - Questions
Ive installed sql server 2014 developer edition on my pc (windows 8) I included the complete management tools but I cant find the enterprise manager. ...
12:43 30-Jul-2015
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Our world is made up of technology and being plugged in 24/7. As you walk down the street you may notice on either side of the sidewalk people walking ...
12:12 30-Jul-2015
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Originally appearing at ForITPros.com. In 1957, the Soviet-made Sputnik streaked across the sky in low earth orbit. It was clearly visible to millions ...
12:00 30-Jul-2015