End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2

End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2   Been avoiding upgrading? With end of support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2, the time has come. July 2019 is the big date. But don’t worry, AIS Network has your back! A lot has changed since 2008. Over the past 10 years, Microsoft … Read more

Virtual or Physical? Data Storage Configurations Using SQL Server

By Terry Engelstad MCP, MCSE, CCNA, MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP AIS Network Operations Manager On a data storage configuration project involving Microsoft SQL Server, a colleague asked me: We need 700GB of storage, which must be expandable by 10X. We will be using Metalogix to externalize the 700GB of content. Metalogix puts markers in SQL pointing … Read more

SQL Server 2012: What’s New?

By Laurie Head AIS Network Vice President What is SQL Server 2012? When will it be here? What’s new in it? SQL Server 2012 is a major new release from Microsoft, and it’s due for general availability on April 1. At that time, three versions are expected: Enterprise, Business Intelligence and Standard. The company is … Read more