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SQL Server 2016 Pre-Upgrade Checklist

SQL Server 2016 Pre Upgrade Checklist and Unsupported Scenarios

Before upgrading to the newest version of SQL Server, you would ideally need to ensure that the transition is smooth. You can check out our SQL Server 2016 Pre-Upgrade Checklist...

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Auditing Features in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database

Auditing Features in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database

As a part of the robust security options provided by SQL Server, it also provides fine-grained auditing both on-premises and on the cloud. In this post, we would be exploring the...

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New SQL Server 2016 Installation Features Walk through

New SQL Server 2016 Installation Features Walk through

In this post, we explore the New SQL Server 2016 Installation Features Walk through. If you are familiar with the SQL Server installation process, this should not be something...

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How to Replicate your Data to an Azure VM with SQL Standard

How to Replicate your Data to an Azure VM with SQL Standard SQL Server Standard is undoubtedly one of the best selling editions due to its cost effectiveness and feature sets. Its...

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What are SQL Server 2016 Basic Availability Groups Restrictions

What are SQL Server 2016 Basic Availability Groups Restrictions With the release of SQL Server Always on Availability groups in 2012 Enterprise Edition, it became the De facto...

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How to Backup your Azure SQL Database

How to Backup your Azure SQL Database I have already spoken about High Availability for SQL Server deployed in an Azure VM. For SQL Server deployments in Azure VM’s (IAAS),...

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Configure High Availability for SSRS

Configure High Availability for SSRS in Enterprise and Standard

When you are looking to Configure High Availability for SSRS, your options would be limited. Also, SSRS uses a custom web server and does not rely on IIS. It makes it a little...

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How to Create Troubleshoot and Resolve PowerBI Gateway Issues

How to Create Troubleshoot and Resolve PowerBI Gateway Issues

PowerBI gateway enables Enterprises to connect to their on-premises data sources without having to setup any VPN or open firewall ports. Since the Power BI gateway uses...

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Resolve Max Worker Threads issues in SQL Server

How to Resolve Max Worker Threads issues in SQL Server

Before we discuss performance issues related to Max Worker Threads (MWT), let’s understand what MWT does. MWT are worker threads available for SQL Server and using the...

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Running SQL Server with Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

Best Practices for Running SQL Server with Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

Resources are scarce both in the real world as well as in the virtual world. When you are left with an over burdened virtual machine, system administrators tend to lean towards...