Author Archives: WARDY IT Solutions

SQL Server 2019 Hotlap Sessions

SQL Server 2019 Hotlap

We are proud to announce that we will be delivering the first SQL Server 2019 Hotlaps in Australia! In these free breakfast sessions in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, we will explain how the new version of SQL Server will improve database operations, advance security and compliance and bring advanced analytics to all your data workloads. This is a free […]

Want to upgrade to a modern database environment? Don’t let legacy applications hold you back

Want to upgrade to a modern database environment? Don’t let legacy applications hold you back

With SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 approaching end-of-life, upgrading your organisation’s database environment is front of mind for many IT leaders right now. It’s not just the end-of-support for SQL Server 2008 driving the upgrades either. Many organisations want to modernise their database environment to improve performance, be more cost-efficient, and to have all […]

September 2018 Roundup

September 2018 Round Up

At Microsoft Ignite the Public Preview of SQL Server 2019 was announced. This new version of SQL Server is designed to assist organisations manage the increased volume and variety of data. With this new release of SQL Server, SQL Server 2008 R2 will be five versions old. As one Australian government department recently found out running legacy software not only limits […]

Building a Business Case for Data Platform Modernisation

Building a business case for data platform modernisation

Data platform modernisation is on the forefront of the minds of many IT and business leaders – though some may not express it in those exact terms. As a technical expert, you’re probably thinking about the upcoming end of support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2, improving performance and/or moving your data estate to […]

Case Study: HVCC Completes Seamless Oracle to SQL Server Migration for Mission Critical Systems

CASE STUDY – HVCCC

Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator (HVCCC) Partnered with WARDY IT Solutions to make the change from Oracle to Microsoft SQL Server Executive Summary Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator (HVCCC) manages the end-to-end planning, scheduling and live coordination of the supply chain used to export coal from the Hunter Valley region. HVCCC needed to upgrade their mission critical systems and […]

Mistake free planning for SQL Server end of life

Mistake free planning for SQL Server end of life

You would be aware from Microsoft’s communications that SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 are reaching end of life (EOL), with extended support terminating just months away in July 2019. Are you responsible for managing the impact this could have on your organisation’s processes and applications? Do you have an application vendor holding you back? […]