Embarcadero Database NewsFlash November 2014 (US and Canada)

By: Tim DelChiaro

Abstract: Database news, information and special offers

Database NewsFlash
News and resources for database professionals 
November 2014 


SQL Server Contest and Challenge

Enter Pinal Dave’s SQL Server Contest and Challenge and try Rapid SQL for a chance to win a Quad Copter Drone.

Enter the Contest!



PL-SQL Tips and Techniques Webinar with Dan Hotka coming November 18

If you’ve ever wanted to code or understand more about PL-SQL code, this 2-part series is for you. Join Oracle ACE Director, Dan Hotka and Solutions Consultant Director, Scott Walz as they present and demo the fundamentals of PL-SQL and much more. Watch the webinar to learn about:

  • PL-SQL variable types and naming convention
  • How to code PL-SQL
  • When to use IF-THEN-ELSE or CASE
  • Profiling and debugging PL-SQL

Register for the webinar with Dan Hotka


White Paper

White Paper: SQL Server Security Practices by Pinal Dave

This paper outlines the security features introduced with SQL Server 2014. Have you ever wanted to keep an Administrator locked out? Did you have a scenario where you wanted to give only limited read access to the whole server for people like Auditors? This whitepaper focuses on these topics extensively.

Download Now



You Could Win an Android Tablet when you Try Embarcadero Database Tools

Download and activate a free 14-day trial of one of our popular database tools including DBArtisan,Rapid SQLDB Optimizer or the DB PowerStudio suite and you’re entered for a chance to win an Android tablet. You must download, install and register the trial to qualify. Click a product name and see page for rules.


White Paper

White Paper: Blocking and Locking - Troubleshooting in SQL Server by Pinal Dave

Locking and blocking are fundamental to any database to maintain consistency. In this paper, we look at the various ways to identify potential problems of locking and blocking, how they are different and what options SQL Server gives to resolve them.

Download Now


Live Events

See Embarcadero Database Tools Live at These Upcoming Events

Want to see your favorite Embarcadero database tools in person? Stop by these upcoming live events.

  • DEVintersection, Las Vegas, Nov 11-12
  • NoCOUG Fall Conference, San Jose, Nov 19
  • TorPASS, Toronto, Nov 25 and Dec 16

More live and online events


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