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Jul

Shocking stories from the battlefields of Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 EOS

How confident are you about how many and what systems you have running in your environment and, in particular, the number of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 instances you have? ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  30 July 2019

Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Microsoft Azure, Data Migration, Microsoft SQL Server


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05

Jul

Sweat the small stuff now, reap even bigger returns from your Microsoft Azure migration

There are times when sweating the small stuff really does matter. Case in point: Migrating your Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft Windows Server 2008 workloads to Microsoft Azure. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  05 July 2019

Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Microsoft Azure, Data Migration, Microsoft SQL Server


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27

Jun

An opportunity for modernisation: SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 End of Support

End of support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is nigh. But it doesn’t have to be a negative. In fact, I believe end of support is a perfect opportunity to modernise. It’s a chance to look at your systems and ask: “Is there a better way to do this?” ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  27 June 2019

Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Microsoft Azure, Data Migration, Microsoft SQL Server


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17

Jun

Mitigating the risks of SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 End of Support

Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ends on July 9, 2019, followed six months later with support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 ending on January 14, 2020. This means from those dates you won’t receive the regular security updates and patches you’ve been used to receiving from Microsoft. New vulnerabilities however, will certainly continue to be found. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  17 June 2019

Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Microsoft Azure, Data Migration, Microsoft SQL Server


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04

Oct

Ignite 2018 - Connect, Learn, Explore

Microsoft organises various events every year to introduce its latest cutting-edge technologies and share the latest insights and skills from Microsoft and various organisations. Ignite is one of the most important events in Microsoft’s events calendar.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Xiaodi Yan , Senior Developer |  04 October 2018

Microsoft Azure, Machine Learning, Microsoft Ignite


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30

Aug

The last post for SQL 2008 and SQL 2008 R2

With the relentless march of time comes the relentless march of technology. Time is ticking for our old and faithful friends; Microsoft SQL 2008 (b. August 6, 2008) and her younger brother Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 (b. July 20, 2010). Microsoft have announced end-of-support for these two fine soldiers on July 9, 2019 . ... read full post

Posted by:  Bryce Saunders , Senior Consultant |  30 August 2018

Azure, Microsoft Azure, MS SQL, SQL Database


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