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 […]
We’ve made some changes to the organiser team, venue and date for the Queensland SQL Server User Group. Firstly, Microsoft has finished their renovations which means we can move back to our original venue, Microsoft Brisbane, Level 28, 400 George Street, Brisbane. Secondly, we’ve had to change the date to the first Wednesday of each month. […]
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 […]
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 found the right partner in WARDY IT Solutions to make the change from Oracle to Microsoft SQL Server. At a glance, […]
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? […]
SQL Server Managed Instance, the PaaS Instance Offering With the pending release of SQL Server Managed Instance, the capabilities of the product as a near 100% compatible with an on premises instance will be discussed. What will be addressed are the capabilities of the product, features that are supported, how to migrate with the azure […]
Would you like Microsoft to pay for migrating your workloads to the Cloud? WARDY IT Solutions have been awarded as one of the exclusive Azure Accelerator partners worldwide to assist organisations with the migration of their database workloads to Azure Data Services. Using this Azure Accelerator program, WARDY IT Solutions can potentially fund your migration […]
In July next year, support for SQL Server 2008 & 2008 R2 will end. We are running a series of breakfast sessions across Australia to help organisations prepare for the transition and understand what it means in real terms.