Enterprise Tech News Rollup

Josh Achtemeier | November 30, 2016

The last few months have composed much of what we refer to as “Tradeshow Season.” PASS Summit 2016 is our favorite event on the list and did not disappoint as over 4000 SQL Server and BI experts descended on Seattle, Washington. Microsoft made some huge announcements at the show and just recently shared some significant news about SQL Read More…

Stacking Part 1: Why Don’t SQL Server Pros Stack Instances?

Connor Cox | October 17, 2016

How many applications do you have open on your PC or Mac right now? I would guess probably email, a web browser, a word processor and maybe more—but for our purposes, let’s just call it more than one app. On the contrary, Microsoft SQL Server users typically deploy 1 instance per OS even though Microsoft Read More…

DH2i Turning up the Volume on the Channel

Josh Achtemeier | October 5, 2016

As a newer company with a product so powerful that it is often perceived as being too good to be true, developing a channel-based selling approach made up of well-known and trusted firms has been imperative to DH2i’s success. We are proud to have partners all over the United States, United Kingdom and as far Read More…

Enterprise Tech News Rollup

Josh Achtemeier | August 2, 2016

The last several months have been an exciting time with the release of the latest and greatest in SQL Server, massive acquisitions being announced out of nowhere and technology/product innovations happening by the day. A massive trend towards cloud infrastructure is continuing and doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time soon, and spending projections are astronomical. Read More…

Q&A from SQL Server Containers as a Service

Connor Cox | May 2, 2016

Last week I presented a webinar on DH2i’s newest offering: Containers as a Service for SQL Server. We received a lot of terrific questions throughout the webinar but were unable to answer them all. This blog post includes my response to every question that was asked and I hope it can be of use to Read More…

Containers as a Service for SQL Server is Making Headlines—Are You Keeping Up?

Josh Achtemeier | April 21, 2016

The recent announcement of Containers as a Service for SQL Server is creating buzz throughout the industry. Take a look at what some of the experts are saying about the implications and capabilities of this release: Container-as-a-Service for SQL Server “The choice of the appropriate virtualization technology requires a clear understanding of the organization’s objectives, its level of expertise Read More…

Enterprise Tech News Rollup

Josh Achtemeier | February 4, 2016

2015 brought along many surprising changes in the IT industry. Exciting tech startups are bringing forward innovative solutions, widely-accepted technologies like virtual machines no longer stand on the pedestal they once did and new trends are becoming the new precedent faster than ever before. Check out this roundup of enterprise technology news from the last few weeks. “A New Open Read More…

Get the Most out of your Microsoft SPLA with Immediate Savings and Superior Services

Carl Berglund | January 13, 2016

If you provide software services or hosted applications using Microsoft products, the pay-as-you-go structure of your service provider license agreement (SPLA) is a great way to manage your costs. However, it doesn’t give you much leeway to reduce expenses. And you typically get hit with annual, non-negotiable increases that limit your ability to provide new Read More…

[SlideShare] ESG Research: How to Give Control Back to IT Operations—Using Containers

Allison Goertz | November 17, 2015

Let’s face it. There’s great pressure on IT to implement solutions that improve business processes and deliver uninterrupted access to applications. The demand is to do more with less, and in the smallest of downtime windows. Organizations need solutions that ultimately give control back to DBAs and IT operations to meet these requirements. Flip through Read More…

Enterprise Tech News Rollup

Josh Achtemeier | October 6, 2015

Ever-increasing pressure to meet customer needs as quickly as possible has necessitated a lot of technological and managerial change in the IT industry. Through it all, one idea remains certain: container technology will continue to play a significant role in the industry. “Bimodal IT: A Two-Pronged Approach to Delivering Innovation and Maintenance” — Explore this innovative IT management Read More…

Q&A from Failover Clusters in the Cloud Webinar

Edwin Sarmiento | September 30, 2015

The other week I presented a webinar on how to get failover clusters in the cloud without using Availability Groups. There were so many good questions after the webinar that we didn’t have time to get to them all. So, without further ado, I’ll answer them below.   Is DxEnterprise supported on Amazon Cloud and SQL Read More…