The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable

Under certain circumstances, it might happen when trying to add a feature to an existing SQL Server installation (i.e. adding SQL Server Integration Services), to get the following error message: “The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable“. The above error message, might be referring to Microsoft SQL … Read more…

SQL Server Installation and Setup Best Practices

Installing SQL Server, especially on standalone servers, is a relatively easy process. However, efficiently installing SQL Server, is a whole different story. Via this article, I will be sharing with you, some useful tips regarding SQL Server Installation and Setup Best Practices. The list of best practices presented in this article, is not exhaustive, but … Read more…

SQL Server Versions Currently Supported and their End Dates

When working with SQL Server, not only as Database Administrator but also as Developer, you need to know the SQL Server versions currently supported by Microsoft, as well as their extended support end dates, in order to plan ahead. And planning ahead does not only mean planning possible SQL Server instance migrations, but also, plan … Read more…

Boost SQL Server Database Performance with In-Memory OLTP

In this article, we are presenting our new course titled “Boost SQL Server Database Performance with In-Memory OLTP” and explain how can the course help you, significantly improve the performance of your SQL Server-based data processes.   What is In-Memory OLTP in SQL Server? In-Memory OLTP, is SQL Server’s powerful In-Memory Optimization Engine, which is … Read more…

What are SQL Server Always On Availability Groups?

SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups is a technology that was initially released by Microsoft with SQL Server 2012. The main concept, is that you have your data available in more than one sites at the same time. To this end, you have groups of databases that have primary replicas and secondary replicas. These replicas are hosted … Read more…