This is an introductory post for a forthcoming series on installing Microsoft SQL Server. The series will be looking at a ground up install of the product in a home/development environment where we’ll demonstrate how easy it is to get
Welcome to the first post in a series dedicated to downloading and installing Microsoft SQL Server. In this article we’ll be looking at the Microsoft SQL Server downloads page (click here for the link) where we’ll take a look at
The release of SQL Server 2016 was a huge step forwards in terms of security with Always Encrypted, Dynamic Data Masking and Row-Level Security all new additions to the platform. It’s fair to say that until then security had taken a
Microsoft recently unveiled a new command line tool that enables users to script out database objects in a very similar way to the Generate Scripts function within Management Studio. The tool is created in Python and that means a quick
If you’re unfamiliar working with SQL Server then you might not have got around to adjusting some of the default server properties, in fact you might not have even suspected that you really need to. It’s only when normal workloads
We’ve just published a new article on SQL Shack, the Apex SQL community website! This time we’re focusing on a core activity of Database Administrators, monitoring SQL Server instances. In this post we show you how to query activity information using
We’ve have a new post featured on SQL Shack, the Apex SQL community website where we demonstrates SQL Servers Buffer Pool utilisation and how you can monitor usage; you can read the full article here.
Visual Studio 2017 is released today and the installer features a rather interesting addition; Redgates very own Data Tools meaning the ReadyRoll, SQL Prompt and SQL Search products are available for VS Enterprise subscribers!! You can read more about the announcement by following
We have a new post to share! David Alcock writes about Monitoring Memory Clerk and Buffer Pool Allocations over at SQL Shack, the ApexSQL community website. You can check out the article here.