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Microsoft offers new thoughts on data platform strategy with launch of updated SQL Server

A new version of SQL Server is a big deal for Microsoft Corp.

SQL Server is a $5 billion business for the world’s largest software company, and the company says it now enjoys a 45% market share worldwide. 380 more words

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Rookie SQL Server Mistake: Check your editions BEFORE doing a massive restore

A quick tip to anyone doing a large restore of SQL Server databases – check the two editions BEFORE starting. By edition, I don’t mean 2012 -> 2014, I mean Enterprise Edition-> Whatever… 256 more words

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Advantages of PostgreSQL over MS SQL Server

MS SQL Server is proprietary database from Microsoft, while on the other side, PostgreSQL is developed and maintained by a global community of open source developers and companies. 215 more words

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New Requirement ! - ASP.Net C# Software Engineer - Hampshire, Perm

Skills: ASP.Net C# Software Engineer, MVC, JavaScript, SQL Server, AJAX. My client based just outside Portsmouth have a new requirement for ASP.Net C# Software Engineer. You must have experience of ASP.NET C#, MVC, JavaScript, MVC, JavaScript, SQL Server, AJAX, with good communication skills. 98 more words


SQL SERVER - Calculating XIRR in SQL Server - Internal Rate of Return Available

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XIRR is a widely-used used financial calculation that lends itself to evaluating the rate of return on either historic cash flows or anticipated future cash flows. 1,476 more words

SQL Authority

Microsoft is trying to be the platform company for big data apps, too

The race is on to become the software vendor with the best platform on which to run big data applications, and Microsoft thinks it stands as good a chance as anybody to win. 763 more words



IIF: Returns one value based on Boolean expression evaluates true or false.

As in the case statement, we can use IIF, i.e., It will return true value if the Boolean expression is true and false if the Boolean expression is false. 25 more words