Database Management & Programming News, Articles & Tutorials for Database Administrators
Getting Started with Azure SQL Data Warehouse - Part 6 06/19/2017
Azure SQL Data Warehouse is Microsoft’s new enterprise-class, elastic petabyte-scale, data warehouse service that can scale according to organizational demands in just few minutes. Read on to learn the different ways to load data into SQL Data Warehouse.
Database as a Service: Your First Application 06/15/2017
For the new entrepreneur who wants to implement a significant digitally-based service or sell products to customers on-line, the need to get their application written and implemented quickly is a strong one. Luckily, there are several services available to the business that wants to get its new application up and running in minimal time. In this article, we will concentrate on why you would consider having someone else host your database data, and what are the risks in doing so.
Indexing In Oracle 12c When Extended String Length is Configured 06/12/2017
Extended string lengths can be very beneficial but they can also be an impediment to index and constraint creation. Read on to see what the problems are and how to get around them.
Speeding up MySQL Data Imports 06/08/2017
Previous articles have described a way to overcome MySQL's import restrictions using the "proc-friendly" Load_File() and ExtractValue() functions. Now it’s time to take a step back and ask ourselves how to best load large amounts of external data into our MySQL database(s) as efficiently as possible.
Introduction to Azure SQL Data Sync 06/05/2017
The majority of Azure SQL Database related features reach their General Availability (GA) stage relatively quickly. There are however, some exceptions. The most prominent example in this category is likely Azure SQL Data Sync, which has remained in Preview since its introduction 7 years ago. Fortunately, there are signs that this service might be finally reaching production-ready state. In our article, we will introduce its main characteristics.
How to Generate a Restore Script 06/01/2017
There are multiple ways to accomplish a database restore. But if you wanted to restore a database from a script how might you accomplish that task quickly and accurately?