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4 Tips for Solving SQL Server Architectural Problems

Perhaps the biggest problem with SQL Server architectural flaws is that they commonly lie hidden and dormant until application concurrency increases …

Transparent Data Encryption FAQs

If nothing else, the recent security scandals about the NSA and its PRISM surveillance program have raised everyone’s awareness about the importance …

Databases

Guide to SQL Server virtualization best practices

Introduction<p>Enterprises who seek better control over resource management and allocation may find help with virtualization technologies. SQL Server …

SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for February 2014 - Glenn Berry

I improved the file-level latency query this month and made some other small improvements to a few other queries. Rather than having a separate blog …

Grant Fritchey's answer to What are the differences or advantages of SQL-server 2014 over SQL-server 2012?

The principal advantages are in the new functionality, which are detailed on the Microsoft web site: What's New in SQL Server 2014<p>One subtle …