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PASS Summit 2016 Wrap-Up!

Posted by on November 8th, 2016

A look back at PASS Summit 2016

We were leaving Seattle inspired. PASS Summit 2016 has ended two weeks ago and we are already looking forward to what is next in 2017. By the way, organizers welcome you to register for PASS Summit 2017. (more…)

Devart was the Gold Sponsor of SQLSaturday #538 Sofia

Posted by on October 18th, 2016

Devart was the GOLD sponsor of SQLSaturday #538, that was held on 15 October 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Mihail Mateev, Genoveva Andreeva, and other team members and volunteers, we would like to say THANK YOU very much for organizing this amazing conference.

We had a great time while communicating with the audience and demonstrating our tools for SQL Server. We also had a great opportunity to share thoughts and ideas, discuss challenges with the community professionals and our friends from Poland, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Ukraine! (more…)

Be ready to meet Devart at PASS Summit 2016

Posted by on October 11th, 2016

Where?

We are more than happy to announce that our team is going to attend PASS Summit 2016. The event will take place on October 25 – 28 in Seattle, WA, USA.

What?

Whether you are a data novice or a professional, PASS Summit is the place to find industry-leading speakers, in-depth training, technical tips and tricks, and connections to take your career to the next level. (more…)

Tidy SQL with dbForge SQL Complete

Posted by on August 1st, 2016

In this article, we will talk about how to keep SQL code clean and highly readable. We will also discuss how to stop suffering from messy and unformatted code. In addition, we will talk about how to force all team members to adhere generally accepted coding standards with no efforts. (more…)

Getting Real Currency Exchange Rates with Data Generator for SQL Server

Posted by on July 1st, 2016

This article will demonstrate how to get live currency exchange rates with the help of Python and dbForge Data Generator for SQL Server.

Currency exchange rate is the reference information used in the translation of monetary values from one currency to another. The exchange rate expresses the value of one currency in terms of another. (more…)

Devart is the GOLD sponsor of SQLSaturday #508 – Kiev 2016

Posted by on May 24th, 2016

Devart sponsored SQLSaturday #508, that took place on May 21, 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Besides databases, there were a lot of interesting sessions on the popular topics: BI, Data Science, Big Data, Machine Learning, and others.

This year, over 500 attendees have had a great chance to learn something new from world-known speakers from more than 10 countries: Tobiasz Koprowski, Alexander Karl, Mihail Mateev, Dejan Sarka, Uwe Ricken, Michal Sadowski, Satya SK Jayanty, Regis Baccaro, Tomasz Libera, and others. We would like to thank the speakers for the wonderful conference!

SQLSaturday’s are free 1-day training events for SQL Server professionals that focus on local speakers, providing a variety of high-quality technical sessions, and making it all happen through the efforts of volunteers. We would like to express our gratitude to the  organizers — the team that made the event possible.

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Devart attended and sponsored SQL Day 2016 — Annual Conference of Polish SQL Server User Group Association

Posted by on May 24th, 2016

Devart was excited to participate and sponsor SQL Day 2016 that took place on May 16 – 18 in Wrocław, Poland. The event has ended less than a week ago and we are already looking forward to what’s next in 2017!
SQLDay is the largest Microsoft data platform summit in the East Central Europe.

This year, we had a great chance to listen to the biggest stars in global SQL world: Grant Fritchey, Dejan Sarka, Mihail Mateev, Uwe Ricken, Aaron Bertrand, and many others. To see the complete list of speakers, please proceed to the official website. We would like to thank the speakers for the wonderful conference! (more…)

SQL Server Execution Plans

Posted by on April 12th, 2016

One of the best methods to analyze the query performance is to explore the query execution plan. A query plan or query execution plan is an ordered set of steps utilized to access data in a SQL relational database management system. In this article, we will discuss the basics of the Query Execution Plan feature available in SQL Server. (more…)

Generating Related Data Elements with dbForge Data Generator for SQL Server

Posted by on April 1st, 2016

Recently we got an interesting question from our user:

The docs don’t address directly, but how can we generate three related data elements, like date of birth, age, and date of death for instance, in one script efficiently as it generates test rows/records and then populate the fields in a test database table? If docs do address this, please point me to where, if you would… Thanks!

Another user has posted the similar question on the Devart support forum. (more…)

Backup and Restore Databases in SQL Server

Posted by on February 17th, 2016

In this article, we will talk about the benefits of backing up SQL Server databases, different backup types, and backup strategies.

The immediate purpose of creating database backups is the ability to recover a damaged database and minimize the risk of catastrophic data loss. Thus, a reliable use of backup and restore for recovery requires a backup and restore strategy. (more…)