Get 25% Off Training – This Week Only!
I did huge price cuts this month across the board. My individual Mastering class recordings used to be $995. Now it’s just $395 for Mastering Index Tuning, Mastering Query Tuning, Mastering Parameter Sniffing, or Mastering Server Tuning. The Reco …
Choosing Snowflake vs SQL Server for a Data Warehouse
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Cloud Computing Basics – Achieving High Availability
Introduction High availability simply means that the service you are delivering to your customers is “up” most of the time. Availability is measured as a percentage of uptime versus downtime. Most attempts at achieving high availability fro …
DevOps 101: Getting buy-in across your organization
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Why you don’t just buy tools to make DevOps happen
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The problem with averages
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Create a Free Azure Account
Introduction Azure free account is a great way to start your cloud journey and explore azure services. You will get a $200 Azure credit and popular Azure services free for 30 days. Once you consume $200 in credits or after 30 days trial period over, yo …
[Video] Office Hours: San Diego Office Edition
I’m back in the US at my home studio in San Diego, so I did a live Office Hours session. Post your questions at https://pollgab.com/room/brento and upvote the ones you’d like to see me cover. Here’s what we covered today: 00:00 Introd …
[Video] Office Hours: Ask Me Anything at Sunset on the Balcony
Ah, sunset – time to kick back on the balcony, watch the ocean, and discuss SQL Server. You post questions at https://pollgab.com/room/brento/, upvote the ones you’d like to see me answer, and I discuss ’em: 00:00 Introductions 00:30 …
Data and database management in everchanging technology landscape
Introduction Companies use different flavors of databases today. Companies receive data from business applications and data can first reside in an Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) database. Data is then moved to analytical systems where data is sto …
What is Change Management?
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How to get DevOps buy-in across your organization
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Wanna Speak at the PASS Summit This Year? Move Fast.
The PASS Summit is November 15-18 in Seattle this year. This time around, it’s a hybrid conference, with both speakers and attendees in a mix between in-person and remote. I’m really excited to get back to in-person events. I recently atten …
SQLDay Poland Workshop: How I Use the First Responder Kit
Watch and learnI’m presenting remotely at the upcoming SQLDay Poland on 9-11 May! I’m teaching a one-day workshop, How I Use the First Responder Kit. You’ve downloaded sp_Blitz, sp_BlitzIndex, and sp_BlitzCache from the First Responde …
SQL SERVER – Sample Script for Compressed and Uncompressed Backup
During Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check, I was recently asked if I have a handy script that can help us take compressed backup and uncompressed backup. Well, of course, I have and here it is. The scripts are very simple. Compressed Backu …