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Ken has worked with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses for the last 30+ years. Working both as a consultant and a Microsoft instructor for the past 21 years, Ken is well versed in many aspects of technologies specializing with Microsoft. He currently has 38 Microsoft certifications. Ken has worked on many technologies in the Microsoft...

Ken has worked with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses for the last 30+ years. Working both as a consultant and a Microsoft instructor for the past 21 years, Ken is well versed in many aspects of technologies specializing with Microsoft. He currently has 38 Microsoft certifications. Ken has worked on many technologies in the Microsoft arena, but his area of focus has been on SQL Server.  He has been certified since SQL 6.0 (1997) and recently passed the BETA SQL 2016 Admin exam.

 

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Ken Kruthaup

SQL 2000: Out of Date But It's Not Too Late

SQL 2000: Out of Date But It's Not Too Late

If you’re still running SQL 2000 or SQL 2005 in your environment, you probably already know about the significant support costs. And, I would be willing to bet that your Security team is telling you that it’s a considerable risk that needs that must be addressed. The team that oversees applications is also probably telling you that these systems can’t be upgraded because they are 32-bit systems and won’t run on the newer 64-bit platforms. To top it off, the business tells you that the vendor won’t provide support on the new platforms or your host will charge a considerable fee to allow you to run the outdated versions of SQL on their servers.

When thinking about what you need to do, do you feel like you have only two options?

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Ken Kruthaup

Microsoft SQL 2016, Azure, OLTP…Together?

Microsoft SQL 2016, Azure, OLTP…Together?

Not a far “STRETCH” after all with SQL Server Stretch Database

As IT leaders, you have most likely experienced the huge costs associated with a “Data Warehouse” implementation. The level of complexities can grow quickly and leave you asking yourself many difficult questions such as:

  • Do I need to hire Cube developers?
  • How much local storage do I need?
  • Will I need another Enterprise SQL server to run the SSAS engine?

And finally…

  • Is it even worth it?

So many questions with high associated costs can negatively affect your projects and budgets. This leads us to the next question.

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