19. March 2014 05:33

SQL Server 2014 Released

by Wardy IT

Today SQL Server 2014 has been released. Microsoft has announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of SQL Server 2014 and it will be generally available on the 1st of April 2014.

SQL Server 2014 is the core-foundation of the Microsoft data platform and delivers breakthrough performance for mission-critical applications, using in-memory technologies, faster insights from any data to any user in familiar tools like Excel, and a resilient platform for building, deploying, and managing solutions that span on-premises and cloud.

If you are looking to get up to speed with this next release of SQL Server, SQL Server 2014 then look no further than WARDY IT Solutions.

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7. March 2014 07:35

SQL Server 2014 Training

by Wardy IT

WARDY IT Solutions it is now offering the SQL Server 2014 training course Updating Your SQL Server Skills to MS SQL Server 2014 (Course Code 10977).

This five-day instructor-led hands on course teaches participants how to use the enhancements and new features that have been added to SQL Server and the Microsoft data platform since the release of SQL Server 2008.  The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2014 product features and other Microsoft data platform components.

To find out more about this and other SQL Server training course refer to here.

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11. February 2014 11:28

Power BI for Office 365

by Wardy IT

Power BI for Office 365 is now generally available.

 

With Power BI for Office 365 you get complete self-service BI for your on-premises and cloud-based data by using the new data discovery and analysis features with the collaboration capabilities in the new Power BI for Office 365 online service.

 

Contact WARDY IT Solutions to find out more how you can leverage Power BI as part of your Business Intelligence solutions.

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10. February 2014 06:24

January 2014 SQL Server Newsletter

by Wardy IT

The January 2014 edition of the WARDY IT Solutions SQL Server newsletter is now available here.

 

This newsletter includes:

 

A full archive of SQL Server newsletters can be found here.

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3. January 2014 01:34

Two SQL Server MVP’s

by Wardy IT

WARDY IT Solutions is delighted to announce that a second team member has been awarded as a Microsoft SQL Server Most Valuable Professional (MVP).

Henry Rooney who is a SQL Server Architect joins only a handful of recipients in Australia of this award including WARDY IT Solutions founder Peter Ward.

The MVP award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others and is recognition of the outstanding contributions that Henry has made in the SQL Server technical communities.

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19. October 2013 06:23

SQL Server 2012 Always On Case Study

by Wardy IT

Online payments and e-commerce services provider eWAY wanted to ensure customers never missed a sale online.  WARDY IT Solutions implemented one of the first SQL Server 2012 Always On topologies in in March 2012 to assist meet these requirements and the systems has been up 100% of the time and hasn't failed since it was installed.  To find out more about this solution refer to the Case Study in The Australian.

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9. October 2013 21:09

Sit a Prometric Exam – Get Free Parking & Wine

by Wardy IT

If you sit a Prometric exam at WARDY IT Solutions we offer FREE onsite parking and if you pass your exam let our team know and they will give you a bottle of sparking wine to help you celebrate your success!

WARDY IT Solutions is an Authorised Prometric Testing Centre for examinations associated with most IT certifications.  Our testing facilities are located onsite at our brand new Brisbane Head-Office conveniently located in Wharf Street.  For more details and to book an exam refer to here.

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4. August 2013 18:26

Allan Hirt High Availability & Disaster Recovery Deep-Dive

by Wardy IT

Allan Hirt is the author of the bestselling books Pro SQL Server Failover Clustering and Pro SQL Server High Availability. Allan is considered to be the foremost expert on Microsoft SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery.

WARDY IT Solutionsis proud to be brining Allan to Australia to present his exclusive 4 day Microsoft SQL Server High Availability & Disaster Recovery Deep-Dive workshop in October and November 2013 in Sydney and Melbourne:

  • Melbourne: 29 Oct to 01 Nov 2013
  • Sydney: 04 Nov to 07 Nov 2013

 

Book the Allan Hirt SQL Server Workshop Allan Hirt SQL Server High Availability & Disaster Recovery Deep-Dive Enquire

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4. August 2013 18:08

July 2013 SQL Server Newsletter

by Wardy IT

The July 2013 edition of the WARDY IT Solutions SQL Server newsletter is now available here.

This newsletter includes:

A full archive of SQL Server newsletters can be found here.

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10. July 2013 00:55

SQL Server InFocus Conference

by Wardy IT

SQL Server InFocus is Australia's premier conference for Microsoft SQL Server professional’s focusing on Business Intelligence and the Data Platform.

The conference is being held at Jupiter’s, Gold Coast (directly opposite where TechEd is being held) on the two days prior to Microsoft TechEd to allow you to have unprecedented SQL Server training opportunities.

SQL Server InFocus features deep-dive sessions from industry leading experts from around the globe running in two tracks, Business Intelligence and Data Platform. The sessions at SQL Server InFocus are unique to the conference and will provide you with the real-world information to empower you as a SQL Server professional and provide unparalleled opportunities to develop connections with peers and experts.

The SQL Server InFocus conference is designed for anyone that is looking to learn more about how to leverage the current versions of Microsoft SQL Server as well as what the roadmap is for SQL Server 2014.

The Microsoft SQL Server Data and Business Intelligence platforms are going through a massive transformation. This transformation will continue to accelerate with the upcoming release of SQL Server 2014. SQL Server InFocus is your chance to get the skills needed to deliver mission critical performance, enable hybrid cloud platforms and provide faster insights.

Register here for SQL Server InFocus.

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