Managed Instance is now in public preview and with it is a purchasing option we haven't yet seen with traditional Azure SQL Database offerings, known as the vCore purchasing model. Earlier this month, Microsoft announced this model is now available in preview for Single Database and Elastic..
During February, we’ve seen the tech industry warn ministers not to drop EU data laws when Brexit eventually kicks in. We’ve seen the biggest ever DDoS attack, and we’ve seen a robot autonomously open a door while giving us flash backs to one of the more recent Black Mirror episodes (for those..
SQL Bits is a highlight of the year for European data professionals and this February's conference schedule is shaping up to be an exciting one.
Looking back over 2017, we can see it has been another year highlighting the importance of good cyber security and procedure with the cost of ransomware attacks estimated to cost $5 Billion alone.One particularly critical issue is the recently discovered Meltdown and Spectre bugs affecting CPUs...
The month of May has been an eye-opening month for both businesses and consumers on the danger of not patching critical systems, the worldwide ransomware attack dubbed “WannaCry” that began on 12th May spread to over 150 countries in a matter of weeks. A fix had been released by Microsoft in March,..
Microsoft proudly announced this week that SQL Server 2017 will be the first relational database engine to ship with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. In the future, database servers running its software won’t just be able to store, query, and analyse data. Instead, they’ll also..
It often feels like time passes quickly and the pace of innovation is getting faster, but is it?
With costs rising and margins falling, retailers will increasingly need AI to help them improve the customer experience, automate interactions and improve their knowledge of their customers
Companies that are built on their technology platforms, whether online gaming giant or fintech startup, need to have confidence that they can keep things running at speed, all the time. Sites and apps that run slow, or don’t run at all, lose the edge over competitors and our customers tell us this..