Over the last few years there's been increasing pressure on Microsoft to remove the need for applications to connect to Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) services via public endpoints. In February 2018 Microsoft announced the general availability of Virtual Network (VNet) Service Endpoints for..
Organisations that use AI at scale perform 11.5% better on average than those who don't, according to Microsoft's whitepaper Accelerating competitive advantage with AI. This is has increased from 5% just one year ago.
Companies who embrace a data-driven culture experience a four-fold improvement in revenue performance and better customer satisfaction, according to a new report published by Harvard Business Review.
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.
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Updated: February 2020
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:
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 the..
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.
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. Upon..
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 Pool..