Author: Stephen Wynkoop

Editorials SQL Server

A New Variable in the RFQ Process – (Recognizable) Brand Names

Some interesting things happening in the process of RFQs and software platform analysis prior to purchase.  More and more we’ve been seeing people inquiring about infrastructure.   It’s not like they didn’t care before, certainly they did.  But now, it’s about two different “levels” of infrastructure.  The first is functionality.  We’ll see a lot of questions about how things are set […]


Environment normalization and challenges

When you start working in the cloud, you end up making choices, of course, for how you want to implement things.  If you look at options for your SQL Server, there are more than a few different ways to approach that type of implementation.  From virtual machines and container-oriented configurations to Software and Platform as a service to fully managed […]


SQL Server 2014 In Memory Tables

SQL Server 2014 In Memory Tables For the first time in six years I am excited about the next release of SQL Server. The core engine of SQL Server has had little improvement since SQL Server 2008 for doing OLTP. There have been some TSQL enhancements, and performance tuning; but, most of the energy seems to have been around the […]