Dassault: Tesla Motors builds for an electric future on SQL Server

 Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors is upgrading to Dassault Systèmes’ V6 PLM solution running on SQL Server. Tesla has not only been pushing the cutting edge of electric car design, it has for the last four years piloted numerous Dassault Systèmes software and partner solutions. This is speeding the development of the upcoming Model S sedan.  (I would…

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RedPrairie: Duane Reade sings the praises of Site Manager on SQL Server

RedPrairie has recently released a Customer Testimonial Video with Duane Reade on their experience using RedPrairie running on SQL Server. Duane Reade is a retail-chain of convenience and pharmacies located in the New York City area. It is a subsidiary of Walgreen Co. “Using RedPrairie’s Site Manager™, Duane Reade has been able to reduce manager administration time by…

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OpenText: Multiple Instances or a Single Instance of SQL Server – Part 4: Uninstalling Instances

[Prior Post] In the prior post of this series, I recommended not uninstalling the other SQL Server instances unless you are planning to reuse the license elsewhere.  Reasons to retain the instance include: It can take a significant amount of time to do compared to disabling. It will only free up a little disk space. If…

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Kronos: One Server or Two?

This is another “Best-of” reposting from our older website. I should add an clarification that by “server” we mean physical boxes and not virtual machines on the same physical server. The original post is here. Here is an easy-to-implement suggestion to optimize your setup right out of the gate: SQL Server runs best on a computer…

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OpenText: Multiple Instances or a Single Instance of SQL Server – Part 3: Disabling Instances

[Prior Post]   [Next Post] In the prior post of this series, we showed how to move databases to one SQL Server instance. Once this process is completed, we need to disable or uninstall the other instances. My recommendation is to always disable instances and delay uninstalling the instance. Disabling the instance is quick and can be…

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Temenos: BOCIL invests in SQL Server and T24 for their most demanding clients

Bank of China International Limited (BOCIL) runs private banking operations in Hong Kong, targeting affluent investors with more than 1 million US dollars of assets. Their clients demand performance,  availability and smooth operations. SQL Server is an essential part of providing this experience, delivering a 360 degree customer view, coupled with sophisticated, customer centric reporting and…

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Kronos: Mi Pueblo Food Centers thrive on Kronos and SQL Server

Mi Pueblo Food Centers was established in 1991 and is Northern California’s leading neighborhood grocery retailer providing an authentic Latino shopping experience. It has consistently won awards for being outstanding. Integration with SQL Server Reporting Services and Excel reduces costs, improves morale and productivity. “At a time when we are rapidly expanding, it is a big…

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Temenos: Danske Bank uses SQL Server to support T24

Danske Bank is Denmark’s largest bank and a leading bank  in Northern Europe (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Germany, Luxembourg and Poland). A key aspect of this selection was reduced operational costs realized with SQL Server. ‘’We are taking significant steps to reduce our cost base and at the same time strengthen our solutions on risk…

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PROS: Energy pricing showcased on SQL Server

PROS, the world leader in enterprise business-to-business pricing and margin optimization software showcased its energy industry solution at the Microsoft Global Energy Forum 2011 in Houston, TX.  PROS showcased how they worked together with Microsoft to enable customers to improve control, visibility and agility while realizing the most profitable pricing for market conditions. The PROS…

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