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October 31, 2018
This year's PASS Summit comes as SQL Server 2019 looms and the cloud becomes a bigger factor. PASS board member Tim Ford talks about key trends ahead of it.
January 17, 2018
Microsoft has responded to the Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities with patches and other fixes. But IT teams need to sort out SQL Server performance issues they may create.
September 09, 2015
The latest version of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer works with MySQL, giving users of both Oracle and MySQL support with a common performance management interface.
March 14, 2012
With SQL Server 2012 released in a “virtual launch” this month, Microsoft data platform specialist Mark Kromer tells us what his favorite features of the new release are.
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Many IT teams hesitate to use SQL Server Query Store due to performance concerns. Consultant Andy Warren offers tips on how to test and get started with Query Store. Continue Reading
Azure Data Studio is a Microsoft tool, originally named SQL Operations Studio, for managing SQL Server databases and cloud-based Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse systems. Continue Reading
Running SQL Server in the cloud can be expensive, but it doesn't have to be. These tips show you where wasteful spending happens and how to keep your database cloud bill low. Continue Reading
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Using triggers to capture audit information in SQL Server can be instrumental in keeping track of database use and changes. But they aren't a perfect fit for all cases. Continue Reading
SQL Server maintenance plans get a bad rap, but for DBAs who need a simple way to maintain databases, Microsoft's built-in tools are a good place to start. Continue Reading
Various performance issues can arise in the day-to-day grind of managing databases. We've rounded up four free SQL Server tools that can help make DBAs lives a little bit easier. Continue Reading
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SQL Server offers a set of built-in auditing tools that can help make the process of tracking logins and other database activities easier for database administrators. Continue Reading
Tuning database performance is a complex process, but consultant Joey D'Antoni details a list of SQL Server performance tuning best practices that can make it easier. Continue Reading
Putting off SQL Server administration tasks can lead to problems. Do these often-neglected database maintenance items to help keep your systems running smoothly. Continue Reading
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Deadlocks are a real hindrance to SQL Server users, but database administrators can avoid them by taking steps to limit them and stop them from recurring. Continue Reading
Basit Farooq provides eight tips for optimizing T-SQL code to prevent SQL Server database performance bottlenecks and to tune database applications. Continue Reading
Basit Farooq presents his top three SQL Server third-party tools for identifying and resolving SQL Server bottlenecks. Continue Reading