With Microsoft SQL Server 2016, a variety of new features and enhancements to the data platform deliver breakthrough performance, advanced security, and richer, integrated reporting and analytics capabilities. In this ebook, we introduce new security features: Always Encrypted, Row-Level Security, and dynamic data masking; discuss enhancements that enable you to better manage performance and storage: TemDB configuration, query store, and Stretch Database; review several improvements to Reporting Services; and also describe AlwaysOn Availability Groups, tabular enhancements, and R integration.
About the Author
Denny Cherry is an expert in the design and administration of Microsoft SQL Server (6.5-2014) database solutions at both the hardware and software levels of the design process. On the software side he has expert-level knowledge of a wide variety of Microsoft software, including Microsoft SQL Server (6.5-2014), Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Server (7-2014), Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (2005-2014), Microsoft SQL Server Replication (7-2014), Microsoft Windows Server (NT4 - 2012 R2), Microsoft Cluster Services (2000-2012 R2), and Microsoft Load Balancing Services (2000-2012 R2).
Joseph D'Antoni is a Senior Consultant and SQL Server MVP with over a decade of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. He is a Principal Consultant for Denny Cherry and Associates and lives in Malvern, PA. He is a frequent speaker at major tech events, and blogger about all topics technology. He believes that no single platform is the answer to all technology problems. He holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Louisiana Tech University and an MBA from North Carolina State University, and is the co-author of the Microsoft white paper "Using Power BI in a Hybrid Environment.”
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