Category Archives : #SQLServer

12

May

Microsoft Ignite – Recap of Data Platform and BI sessions

Microsoft’s first Ignite conference is a fact, and it was AWESOME! Last week I (Dandy Weyn)  had the great opportunity of being at Ignite as a staffer to the Microsoft booth for both Data Platform and Business Intelligence. Our very READ MORE

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09

May

SQLBAREMETAL is back!

This blog is just a quick announcement that SQLBaremetal Workshops are a fact, and content is being updated with the latest and greatest Since I will be doing a lot on SQLBaremetal moving forward, follow this link to the SQLBaremetal READ MORE

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04

May

What’s new and coming in SQL Server 2016

Today at Ignite, Microsoft announced the soon to be released preview of SQL Server 2016.       That’ right – SQL Server v.Next has a name, it’s SQL Server 2016 I am very excited about the continuing announcements brought READ MORE

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03

May

14 sessions recommendations to attend at Ignite

14 sessions I would recommend to anyone at Ignite. (for data platform and business analytics) I’ve been to a lot of conferences, so many that I can’t remember how many I’ve been at. Starting 14 years ago, I attended my READ MORE

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30

Mar

You are running any of the following applications on Oracle or Sybase, and you are wondered what it would take to get them migrated to SQL Server? Well you probably qualify to join us for a by-invitation only 3 day hands READ MORE

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21

Mar

Installing SQL Server Data Tools (GUI or unattended)

SQL Server Data Tools While its name might be confusing, there are actually 2 versions of SQL Server Data Tools, one that focuses on Data Modeling and Tooling, another one that purely focuses on BI and was previously known as READ MORE

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21

Mar

Quickblog:How to install an MSI file unattended
Quickblog:How to install an MSI file unattended

How to install an MSI file unattended MSIEXEC /a “product.msi” /qn Example: MSIEXEC /a “d:\downloads\ssdt.msi)” /qn Typically this installation will not show any user interaction or verbose logging. Combine with the Full MSI Syntax options as listed below to output READ MORE

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20

Mar

Installing SQL Server Data Tools BI (and unattended install)

  About SQL Server Data Tools If you are anywhere involved with Microsoft Business Intelligence using Analysis Services, SQL Reporting Services or even SSIS you need to have SQL Server Data Tools for Business Intelligence installed. Now most people would READ MORE

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17

Mar

QuickBlog: Upgrading SQL Server
QuickBlog: Upgrading SQL Server

The end of SQL Server 2005 extended support is nearing on April 12, 2016. To accomplish a smooth and trouble-free upgrade to SQL Server 2014, you should plan for upgrade and address the complexity of upgrade for your applications. As READ MORE

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28

Feb

Reblog: SQLServer Firewall Configuration using command line

REBLOG from old ILIKESQL BLOG SQL Server Firewall Configuration using command line I’ve been asked the question many times, and you probably have seen it before … The “warning” message that displays during a SQL Server installation and warns you READ MORE

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