The announcement of the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform provides a single powerful platform for databases, analytics and data governance.
SQL Server 2022 has launched into Public Preview! This means it is available for you to download and use right away.
Continuing our focus on the rapidly upcoming end of support for SQL Server 2012, we want to share with you some fantastic offers available from Azure to help you make the move to the cloud.
Now is the time to migrate off SQL Server 2012, this blog looks at the options available: SQL Server 2019, Azure Virtual Machines and Azure SQL Managed Instance.
One of the key goals of a Data Platform modernisation program is thinking about what to do with your SQL Servers. So here we are going to give some high-level tips to migrate from SQL Server to the cloud.
SQL Server 2019 Cumulative Update 15 (CU15) is out and it contains, as well as the normal fixes, several improvements, particularly for the SQL Engine for Linux.
SQL Server 2022 is not due for public release until next year, but November brought us a limited preview with certain customers being onboarded in advance of the public preview.
CU13 brought some exciting new capabilities and important changes for SQL Server Big Data Clusters. Here we take a brief look at what they are.
We are excited about a recent preview announcement of the new Azure SQL Migration extension in Azure Data Studio (powered by Azure Database Migration Service).
SQL Server Big Data Clusters was released with SQL Server 2019. It works by uniting the SQL engine with Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop, creating a single, secure and unified platform that extends the analytics capabilities beyond in-database processing of transactional and analytical workloads. The CU11 release in early July brought us some new capabilities for Big Data Clusters. The largest of which is the expansion of data encryption at rest.