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Life After “SQL-mageddon”

With the official end of life looming (RIP, April 12, 2016) for the up to 2 million-plus servers running some form of Microsoft’s popular relational database management system, SQL Server…

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SQL Server 2016: The Buzz Beyond Security

The highlights of the newest version of Microsoft’s SQL Server 2016 take security and visibility upgrades of earlier versions and move toward availability, simplicity, and consistency. With only a few…

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What End of Support for SQL Server 2005 Means for You

For five years, Microsoft’s SQL Server 2005 has been in its extended support phase, but its end of life is near, which can pose security risks to an organization. The…

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SQL Server 2005 End of Life: What’s Next?

With just a short amount of time to go until Microsoft officially kills off SQL Server 2005 – i.e., no more hotfixes or security updates – the installed base of…

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Supersize Your Windows 10 Advantage

Considering an upgrade to Microsoft Windows 10 for your desktop and mobile devices? There are plenty of reasons why you should. You’ll receive a richer end-user computing experience with features…

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