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Making SQL sense

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We're looking for people who share our commitment to excellence in Microsoft's data platform to join us consultants working on exciting business intelligence, analytics, and SQL Server projects on-premises and in the cloud.

Coeo Blog

The Coeo Blog

Life as a Graduate at Coeo

As we come out of university we're usually in the mindset that there are only a few paths to follow within the sector of Computer Science, the most common being a Developer and that technical skill is the only skill that is demanded.

Exploring SQL Server query plan SET options

Every time SQL Server is requested to execute a query, it needs to go through different phases to complete that request.

Make 2019 your Year of Cloud Data

Technology has a reputation for rapid innovation and disruption - market momentum has never been felt more strongly in cloud data and analytics than anywhere else. Multi-year strategic investment from all major cloud platforms in cloud data services means capability, performance and choice has..

Putting the customer at the centre of our success


Our customers are at the heart of what we do at Coeo. We have been using Net Promoter Score (NPS) as a key measure to make sure we continue to exceed customer expectations for over three years – this blog outlines what NPS is and how and why we use it.

Cyber Security Monthly News - November Summary 2018

This November, Microsoft released Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2016 SP1 and SP2. In addition, we have seen a number of Windows Updates released this month, see below for more details.

Coeo Session Submissions for SQLBits 2019

SQLBits, one of the best conferences for the Microsoft Data platform in the world, has recently closed the session submissions and the Coeo team has entered a great range of talks covering the different technologies within the Microsoft Data Platform.

Beyond SQL Server 2008 End of Life: What does the Microsoft SQL Server Product Lifecycle mean to me? (Infographic)


As you’ll probably have heard, SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 will go out of extended support in July 2019. This blog and infographic explain what this means and how unsupported products can affect your business: 

Cyber Security Monthly News - October Summary 2018

This October, Microsoft released Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2014. In addition, we have also seen a number of Windows Updates released this month, see below for more details.

Data strategy for insurers

In today’s data-rich landscape, insurers who already collect vast quantities of information can use it to gain a competitive advantage.

Check your CHECKDBs

To find out when the last successful DBCC CHECKDB for a given database was, we can use the DBCC DBINFO() command and look for the dbi_dbccLastKnownGood value. Alternatively, Microsoft introduced this information in the form of a DATABASEPROPERTYEX value, starting from SQL Server 2016 SP2: