Kevin Kline and Richard Campbell, the host of RunAsRadio, discuss many of the new features in SQL Server 2014, plus the NoSQL movement, BigData, and how the roles of developers and databases continue to evolve in organizations today.
Kevin describes three of his favorite tools for running highly scalable database benchmark tests: the free, open-source HammerDB, the native SQL Server Distributed Replay Utility, and the commercial Benchmark Factory from Dell / Quest Software. Plus, a recap of his entire series of articles on database benchmarking.
Kevin offers some thoughts about role of the SQLPASS.Org Executive Committee and the incoming officers for 2014.
Tips and advice on growing your career as an IT and Data professional, including tips on understanding the business, growing into leadership positions, speaking, writing, and foreseeing problems in the IT world.
Listen to a fun and informative a chat about SQL Server 2012 with my buddies over at www.dotnetrocks.com, Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell, in episode number 876 (yes, 876!)
Want to be a better technology evangelist? Here are a variety of tips about how to turn mediocre software demonstrations into an outstanding software demonstrations.
Find out the early history and evolution of Microsoft SQL Server in this engaging article from database expert Kevin Kline.
These days, relational database management systems (RDBMSs) like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle are the primary engines of information systems everywhere, particularly for enterprise computing systems and web applications. Though RDBMSs are now common enough to trip over, it wasn’t always that way.