December 2018 Roundup

WARDY IT Solutions - December 2018 Roundup

WARDY IT Solutions’ vision is A World Empowered by Data.

When we reflect on the year that was 2018, it’s amazing to see how this vision is helping to transform organisations. Whether it is helping Community Care organisations to deliver better client outcomes with Data Analytics, or helping the largest coal export port in the world drive operational efficiency by migrating from Oracle to SQL Server, or keeping core line of business systems running 24×7, WARDY IT Solutions continues to deliver on this vision.

As we reflect on 2018, I would like to thank all our clients, partners and raving fans for all your support in 2018 and we look forward to helping you to maximise your data assets to drive your business in 2019.

Wishing you all the best for the festive season and a prosperous 2019!

Open for Christmas!

With Christmas less than a week away and everyone pushing to get projects wrapped up before the festive break, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that WARDY IT Solutions will be open for Christmas. 

WARDY IT Solutions is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are struggling to get that project done or simply want to avoid being called into the office this Christmas, we can help:

Call 1300 SQL DBA (1300 775 322) or contact any time of day or night for 24x7x365 SQL Server support. Find out more.

SQL Server 2019 Hotlap In Melbourne

Following a sell out in Melbourne this month, we’ll be running the a second SQL Server 2019 Hotlap in Melbourne on the 18th January.

In this free breakfast session, 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 event, but places are limited so please register now to secure your place.

Confidential Computing with SQL Server 2019

SQL Server 2019 introduces encryption technology to a broader set of scenarios by enabling rich confidential computing capabilities with the enhanced Always Encrypted feature, Always Encrypted with secure enclaves.

Always Encrypted with secure enclaves allows rich computations on encrypted data, boosts performance when encrypting large columns of data or complex schemas and enables customers to protect sensitive Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data when running rich queries. Learn more.

Availability Groups in Kubernetes

SQL Server 2019 introduces new capabilities for deploying SQL Server with High Availability and Disaster Recovery on containers in Kubernetes. The capability is provided through the new SQL Server Operator for Kubernetes, which provides mechanisms for Always On Availability Groups, adding high availability and disaster recovery capabilities for container deployments of SQL Server. Learn more.

Artificial Intelligence in Power BI

Power BI has been a pioneer in applying AI through capabilities such as natural language, which enables users to get answers by asking questions in plain English, or Quick Insights, which automatically finds patterns in data. Power BI now supports Cognitive Services capabilities as well as seamless integration of Azure Machine Learning enabling actionable insights and better business outcomes with easy-to-use AI. Learn more. Find out more.