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SQL Server 2008: The Final Countdown

SQL Server 2008 and 2008 left Extended Support on 9th July 2019. In the latest episode of the Coeo Conversations Podcast Sales and Marketing Director James talks about the issue and explores the options available to businesses.

Power BI Security in Ten Steps

Are you fearful of migrating to a new data visualisation solution or hosting data in the cloud? The power of Power BI is too much to ignore and offers many security features to ease your concerns.

Dataflows – the Future of Power BI

Ready to create an enterprise Power BI solution with no data warehouse? Read on.

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

 

SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 have now left Extended Support and no longer receive security updates. This blog and infographic explain what this means and how unsupported products can affect your business: 

Cyber Security Monthly News - July Summary 2018

This month, there were a number of Windows updates which aimed to fix known critical system vulnerabilities, summarised here:

Microsoft UK Partner Pledge

During the Microsoft Inspire 2018 partner conference, held in fabulous Las Vegas, Microsoft UK CEO Cindy Rose talked about the real challenges technology businesses face back home in the UK on digital skills, diversity and inclusion, and responsible and ethical AI.  While we're a tiny part of..

Cyber Security Monthly News – June Summary 2018

While it's been a relatively quiet month in terms of security news, a number of Windows updates have been released, and we have a cumulative update for SQL Server 2014 and 2017. Full details can be found below:

Installing SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (the KB2919355 issue)

While performing an in-place SQL Server upgrade for a customer, I came across the KB2919355 issue. This article will show you how to resolve this this problem and point out why this can be misleading.

Cyber Security Monthly News – May Summary 2018

This month has all been about the General Data Protection (GDPR) deadline which came into effect on the 25th May and is why you are likely being bombarded by every company you ever gave a shred of personal information to asking you to review their terms and conditions.

BACKUP LOG was unable to log updates for database in SQL Server 2016

If you’re running SQL Server 2016, you may want to install SQL Server Service Pack 1, CU8. I came across an issue recently that effectively caused the transaction log backups to hang. Through our proactive monitoring, we were alerted to the fact that a log backup had not been taken in 4 hours...

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