Daily Archives: January 26, 2017

What’s a Database Encryption Key (DEK) in TDE

The encryption mechanisms in SQL Server are interesting, and they work well, but they are somewhat poorly named. I ran across a few people struggling to understand, so I decided to cover the concepts in a series of posts. This … Continue reading

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The New SQL Server 2016 Edition Limits

I was thrilled with SQL Server 2016 SP1. I’ve been asking for all features to be in all editions for a long time, and now we have most of the features available. There are still a few enterprise only items, … Continue reading

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