Tag: SQL Server 2016

A quick guide to SQL server 2016 direct seeding

The Feature: SQL Server 2016 SP1 introduced direct seeding for Always ON Availability Groups. This is a short guide to understand what it is and some warnings when using it. The Problem: In previous versions than SQL Server 2016 ,…

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Building SQL server failover cluster instances in the Cloud with Windows server 2016 storage Spaces Direct

Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) is a new feature of Windows Server 2016 that takes the ‘software-defined storage’ concept to the next level. The value proposition is that instead of deploying expensive SAN hardware, similar results can be achieved by pooling…

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SQL Server 2016: a review of the latest features & improvements

Beth Johnson, Pythian Marketing Manager, reviews the latest features and improvements for SQL Server 2016.

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SQL server 2016 : A new security feature – always encrypted

Hemantgiri Goswami, Microsoft SQL Server MVP and Lead Database Consultant, explains the new Always Encrypted security feature on SQL Server 2016.

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