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  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro (Microsoft VFP)

    Microsoft Visual FoxPro (VFP) is an object-oriented programming environment with a built-in relational database engine.

  • data mining

    Data mining is the process of sorting through large data sets to identify patterns and establish relationships to solve problems through data analysis.

  • query

    A query is a question, often expressed in a formal way. A database query can be either a select query or an action query.

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SQL Server Administration

The Microsoft SQL Server administration topics page provides resources for the enterprise SQL Server community that include the latest topics on SQL Server performance and tuning, backup and recovery, security, installation and more. Browse the SQL Server administration subtopics below to discover the latest news and expert technical advice on how to get started with SQL Server and database administration, with basic tutorials and tips on database modeling and design. More experienced SQL Server users will also find advanced resources for keeping their databases running at peak performance with our collection of articles, webcasts and white papers.

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  • query

    A query is a question, often expressed in a formal way. A database query can be either a select query or an action query.

  • stored procedure

    A stored procedure is a group of statements with a specific name, which are stored inside a database, such as MySQL or Oracle.

  • Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

    Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is an integrated environment to manage a SQL Server infrastructure.

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SQL Server Development

The SQL Server database development topic page provides resources for the enterprise DB development community that include the latest topics on stored procedures, SQL and T-SQL, .NET and more. You'll also find expert advice on database modeling and design for Microsoft SQL Server, as well as tips on business intelligence (BI) strategies and data warehousing. Browse the Microsoft SQL Server development subtopics below to discover the latest news, expert technical advice and more.

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  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro (Microsoft VFP)

    Microsoft Visual FoxPro (VFP) is an object-oriented programming environment with a built-in relational database engine.

  • database (DB)

    A database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated.

  • database normalization

    Database normalization is intrinsic to most relational database schemes. It is a process that organizes data into tables so that results are always unambiguous.

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SQL Server Management Issues

The Microsoft SQL Server management issues topics page provides resources for enterprise database managers including topics on SQL Server migration strategies and licensing considerations. You'll also find details on SQL Server virtualization with Microsoft Hyper-V and database consolidation. Browse the SQL Server management issues subtopics below to discover the latest news, expert technical advice, reference and white papers.

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  • Microsoft SQL Server

    Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system, or RDBMS, that supports a wide variety of transaction processing, business intelligence and analytics applications in corporate IT environments

  • Community Technology Preview (CTP)

    The Community Technology Preview (CTP) is an early version of a Microsoft product that is released to testers during the software development process. Microsoft releases several CTPs for each product, adding new features, updating pre-existing ones and fixing bugs with each release.

  • SQL Server 2014

    SQL Server 2014 is relational database management system (RDBMS) designed for the enterprise environment.

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SQL Server Platforms

The SQL Server platform topics page provides resources for the enterprise database administration and development community covering the last three releases of Microsoft SQL Server: 2000, 2005 and 2008. Here you'll find details on the features, enhancements, service packs and upgrades for SQL Server 2005 and 2008, plus valuable advice for using Microsoft's legacy database management system, SQL Server 2000. Browse the SQL Server platform subtopics below to discover the latest news, expert technical advice and more.

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  • Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

    Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is an integrated environment to manage a SQL Server infrastructure.

  • Microsoft SQL Server

    Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system, or RDBMS, that supports a wide variety of transaction processing, business intelligence and analytics applications in corporate IT environments

  • database management system (DBMS)

    If the database is a file of information, then the DBMS is the file folders, the file labels and the file cabinet.

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BI and Data Warehousing

The need for organizations to have sound business intelligence and data warehousing solutions is becoming more critical by the day. Microsoft has recognized this by adding several SQL Server Business Intelligence (BI) enhancements to the latest editions of its database management system, SQL Server. From seasoned business intelligence tools like SQL Server Analysis Services and Reporting Services, to important add-ons like SQL Server Business Intelligence Studio and Visual Studio, to brand new features like Master Data Services, there is plenty terms of business intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server. This topic page provides links to tutorials, news and other resources on data warehousing and business intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server environments. Here you'll find information on the latest BI features from Microsoft and third-parties, along with advice on implementation strategies, data visualization techniques, and more.

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  • data mining

    Data mining is the process of sorting through large data sets to identify patterns and establish relationships to solve problems through data analysis.

  • database (DB)

    A database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated.

  • data warehouse

    A data warehouse is a central repository for all or significant parts of the data that an enterprise's various business systems collect.

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