Step-by-Step: Enabling Semantic Search on SQL Server 2012

Semantic Search is a powerful new addition to SQL Server 2012. Semantic Search builds upon the full-text index feature and adds the ability for SQL Server to determine key words in documents. Uses can include analysis of text to determine similarity between two documents, extract key words from documents, or find documents that contain key … Continue reading Step-by-Step: Enabling Semantic Search on SQL Server 2012

SQL Server FileTable: Cannot prevent users with read-only access to the FileTable from modifying file contents using non-transactional access

So this blog post has a long title, apologies for that. This is an important FileTable issue that you must be aware of before implementing this feature. Now that SQL Server 2012 is officially released, people are looking to deploy it and take advantage of the many new and improved features. While HADRON is the … Continue reading SQL Server FileTable: Cannot prevent users with read-only access to the FileTable from modifying file contents using non-transactional access

SQL Saturday #111 (Eleventy-one) in Atlanta

If you haven't already done so, check your calendar for Saturday, April 14, 2012 and attend SQL Saturday #111 in Atlanta, GA. The event this year will be held again at Georgia State University's Alpharetta location. Follow the latest news on Twitter using hashtag #sqlsat111. Despite almost insurmountable odds, one of my submitted sessions was … Continue reading SQL Saturday #111 (Eleventy-one) in Atlanta

Customizing the Create FileTable Template in SQL Server 2012

In SQL Server 2012, the new FileTable feature provides some very interesting new capabilities (which I will blog about later). However, the SSMS GUI only provides a T-SQL script template to create a new FileTable. And while this template is very complete, it isn't easy to use. There are more than 20 placeholders that need … Continue reading Customizing the Create FileTable Template in SQL Server 2012