SQL Server 2008 Reaches the End of its Life

Extended support for SQL Server versions 2008 and 2008 R2 is ending July 2019. The clock is ticking for enterprises to migrate or upgrade their systems.

Data Privacy Week: Navigating the New World with Redgate and PASS

From first-hand global data privacy tales, to 10 steps you can take to be data compliant worldwide – join Redgate and PASS for a knowledge-packed week of free online events.

It’s SQL Server Migration Season

To guide you through this journey, PASS, Microsoft, and Intel ® have teamed up for a series of expert-led webinars, in-person events, and migration tools, all designed to get you to your final destination—a modern data platform.

SQL Server on Linux Q&A

More than 275 questions from more than 5,500 of your peers—that’s what went into the latest edition of our Quick Start Guide. Find answers across 35 categories of questions, from installation and tools to containers and monitoring.

5 Trends for SQL Server Environments as SQL Server 2019 Looms

SQL Server is undergoing new changes, as Microsoft prepares to release the 2019 version of the database software.

Designing Highly Scalable Database Architectures

While architecting cloud native applications, you need to ensure that your system is highly available, performant, scalable, fault tolerant, and has the capability to recover from a disaster scenario. In this article, Samir Behara discusses the options available when designing the database architecture to achieve scalability.

Advanced T-SQL Class with Itzik Ben-Gan

Join Itzik Ben-Gan to master your T-SQL Querying, Query Tuning, and Programming skills. Instructor-led classes across the US. Do not miss the opportunity to learn from ”the guy who wrote the book”.

61% of IT Pros have Experienced a Serious Data Breach

Cybercriminals continue to target intellectual property, putting companies at risk for financial and brand reputation hits, according to McAfee.

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