SQL Server Database Recovery

Learn How SQL Server 2014 is Primed for Big Data

In today’s world dominated by user generated content and frequent data transactions, there is a need to store and understand an extensive volume of data. Now this data is getting created at every given moment, say when a purchase is made at a departmental store or when you make post on a social networking website. Big data is often used as an umbrella term to refer to large data sets, irrespective of their structure. The 2014 iteration of SQL Server seems to lay a great emphasis in making the...

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Choosing the Appropriate SQL Server 2014 Version – A Primer for Mid Tier Firms

In the business landscape, mid tier firms experience a very compelling challenge of investing in top grade IT infrastructure and platforms without the support of a large budget. So if you are given with onerous task of choosing an appropriate database solution for your company, you would have to look at both pros and cons of each edition based on your requirements. Ideally you should start with understanding your needs and jotting them down in one place. If you are looking to gain analysis or...

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Key Aspects of Security to Keep in Mind while Managing Service Accounts in SQL Server

In an increasingly competitive environment, the threat to your data does not necessarily come from the outside world. In fact it can come from within your organization, say an employee who gains access to sensitive data beyond his mandate and then uses it for ulterior motives. Given the scenario one cannot be more cautious while working with a database application. Now if you are running a SQL Server instance then you would be aware of the fact that it runs a set of Windows services that can be...

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