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7 Things DBAs Should Do Before Going On Holiday

Thanks to 2020, many of us don’t remember the last time we took a holiday or vacation. If you were able to get away from the office, kudos to you.…

How to Become a Microsoft MVP

I’ve been a Microsoft MVP since 2003-2004. Over the years, the number one question on my personal FAQ is “How do I become a Microsoft MVP?” So, let’s answer that…

Why Database Performance Is Key to Understanding Application Health

Traditional database and application monitoring used to mean talking about a single server, in a single data center, in a single location. Many monitoring tools were—and still are—built around this…

2021: The Year We May Be Able to Predict

Although our Head Geek Leon Adato may have attempted to predict 2020 last year, no one could’ve prepared us for what was to come. Today as we work from various…

A Developer’s Perspective on Distributed SaaS Database Monitoring

While application performance monitoring can provide us with metrics on software use and delays, SolarWinds® Database Performance Monitor (DPM) was built to tell us stories as to why user behavior…

The Changing Face of Database Performance Management

When the world advanced from legacy apps in a single-node database to modern, cloud-native applications and hybrid environments, database administrators were left wondering how the tools and systems built for…

Thoughts on the SentryOne Acquisition

I’m writing this as I fly to Charlotte. Yes, in the middle of a pandemic, I am on an airplane. My first flight since March and bringing back a flood…

Doubling Down on Database Performance Management

How many applications do you use every day? On average, probably 20. Think about it—We use them to check email, to avoid traffic, to know if we need a coat,…

No, You Still Don’t Need a Blockchain

A couple of years ago, I wrote about why you don’t need a blockchain. Blockchain is one long transaction log that always gets written to and is never backed up.…

Developers Are Not Building Shiny New Things

Some, maybe. But not most. Look, I have this theory. I also have data. And as with most stories in my life, it all starts with a trip to Las…

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