SQL PowerShell: July 2016 update

This post was authored by Ayo Olubeko, Program Manager, Data Developer Group. The July update for SSMS includes the first substantial improvement in SQL PowerShell in many years. We owe a lot of thanks for this effort to the great collaboration with our community. We have several new CMDLETs to share with you, but firstly,… Read more

Automated Backup and Automated Patching for SQL Server in Azure Portal and PowerShell

In an effort to provide an extra level of convenience, we are releasing two features that will simplify the effort to ensure the health of your SQL Virtual Machine and your data. These features, Automated Backup and Automated Patching, automate the processes of backing up and patching your SQL Virtual Machines. Incredibly easy to set… Read more

SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack Released

A collection of 26 free stand-alone tools, components and frameworks has been released. This collection is designed to enhance using and developing for SQL Server 2008 as well as other versions of SQL Server. The Feature Pack consists of the following: Microsoft ADOMD.NET ADOMD.NET is a Microsoft .NET Framework object model that enables software developers… Read more