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22

Oct

Dynamic Data Masking on Azure SQL Database has been in preview for a few months now and is about to be released for General Availability. We’ve on-boarded several customers and gotten some great feedback – and we’re glad to report READ MORE

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14

Apr

Join us for free SQL Server Upgrade & Migration Seminars

Are you planning to Upgrade or Migrate to SQL Server 2014? In partnership with Microsoft,  DB Best is delivering  free 3 hour seminars at multiple Microsoft MTC locations, seating is limited so register now! In this 3 hour seminar you’ll learn: READ MORE

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31

Mar

Relationship status: it’s complicated!
Relationship status: it’s complicated!

Dear Microsoft, If I would be in a relationship status with you on Facebook, it would probably be set to “It’s complicated“. Oh goodness, I don’t know where to start, but quite honestly, our relationship goes way back, to the READ MORE

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22

Mar

Reblog: Video gone viral – the Grinch that stole our Christmas

The joy of online shopping versus trying to find a parking spot at the mall Just like many other people do around the holidays, we decided to order some items online to avoid busy shopping lines at stores and get 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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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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16

Mar

@SQLSoldier interpretive dance at Summit
@SQLSoldier interpretive dance at Summit

What started as some funny comments about @SQLSoldier doing an interpretive dance has rolled into a great initiative as additional support to the fundraising for my cousin Gunnar. And it looks like he was serious about his commitment to an READ MORE

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22

Feb

returning to the community I love the most #sqlfamily
returning to the community I love the most #sqlfamily

After I left Microsoft the beginning of last year, to join Nordstrom and take a huge advantage of getting to learn other technologies and database / BI platforms such as Teradata, Tableau, MicroStrategy and many of the others, it didn’t READ MORE