Top 20 Microsoft Classes – Are You Up to Speed?

As the year if halfway gone, and you are evaluating the remainder of your plans for training, I wanted to share with you the most recent list of Top … [Read more...]

How to Import a Text File into SQL Server 2012

Importing a Text File into SQL Server 2012 using the OpenRowSet() Function The OPENROWSET bulk row set provider is accessed by calling the … [Read more...]

Data Quality Services in SQL Server 2012

Introduction Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Data Quality Services (DQS) is a powerful tool that can help your IT teams (especially QA and testers) … [Read more...]

Top 10 Transact-SQL Statements a SQL Server DBA Should Know

Directions Training's Microsoft SQL Server training experts wanted to share this helpful "Top 10" Microsoft SQL Server tip sheet. The top 10 T-SQL … [Read more...]

MS SQL Server 2012 Editions

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 training experts, Directions Training has put together an easy to understand reference guide explaining each of the various … [Read more...]

Top Ten Reasons to Use MS SQL Server 2012 Part 2

Directions Training is well known for its Microsoft SQL Server training to IT professionals. This MS SQL Server training post is in continuation from … [Read more...]

Top Ten Reasons to Use MS SQL Server 2012 Part 1

1. AlwaysOn SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances Multi-subnet failover clusters: A SQL Server multi-subnet failover cluster is a configuration … [Read more...]

Ten T-SQL Statements a New SQL Server DBA Should Know

The ten T-SQL statements that are useful for SQL Server database administrators covered in this blog are classified into four categories: Server … [Read more...]